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2014 Winter Texan Events
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Winter Texans Head South to Galveston Island

Welcome Winter Texans! Now that you've escaped the cold winter by heading south, it's island time! Galveston Island's tropical climate and breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico provide the relaxing escape you've been longing for. Yet, you'll feel right at home with the small town culture and southern hospitality found on this historic island.

Exploring in Galveston is easy to do as the island offers 32 miles of beaches, world-class attractions and adventure opportunities, one of the largest collections of Victorian architecture in the country, a charming historic downtown and plenty of award-winning restaurants.

And, if you're looking to meet fellow long-stay visitors, branch out to the many Winter Texan exclusive events offered throughout the season. You can learn about these events, special savings and other ways to make your long-term stay in Galveston more enjoyable by stopping by the Galveston Island Visitor Information Center located inside Ashton Villa.

For a formal introduction to the island, feel free to attend a "Winter Texan Welcome Reception" from 1:30-2:30 p.m. January 8 or February 10 at the visitor center.

Rosenberg Library's April Treasure of the Month
This April, the Rosenberg Library will be displaying a number of items donated or owned by Frank Patten as the Treasure of the Month.

Celebrate History in Galveston This May
Visitors to Galveston will be able to celebrate history this May with the return of two major special events: the 40th annual Galveston Historic Homes Tour and the Galveston Island Beach Revue.

25 Things to Do on Galveston Island Without Hitting the Beach
If youíre not a sand-between-your-toes kind of traveler, donít worry. There are plenty of things to do in Galveston that donít include the beach, which is what makes our charming little island so diverse and special.

Galveston Places 2nd on USA Today Poll for Best Spring Break Destination
Galveston Island has been named a winner in USA TODAYís 10Best Readersí Choice Travel Awards for Best Spring Break Destination.

Island Savings
Being a Winter Texan has its benefits! Stop by the Galveston Island Visitor Information Center to pick up your Island Savings pass for exclusive offers and special discounts for Winter Texans. The visitor information center is located inside Ashton Villa at 2328 Broadway Ave. '

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