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Galveston's Only Electric Bike Rental Shop Opens Downtown

Electric bicycles are the new, exciting way to explore and experience the sights that only Galveston has to offer. Rent an electric bicycle and take yourself or a group of friends on a tour of Galveston’s history, curiosities and fare, all on your own schedule.

Local Lifeguard Sits Down For Q&A

Here on Galveston Island, we have a great group of lifeguards that are not only passionate about their jobs but the island as a whole.

Galveston Island Market Celebrates 10th Year

The Galveston Island Market, sponsored by the Galveston Art League, will be holding its monthly open-air arts & crafts market on May 19!

Humans of Galveston: The Woman Behind the Galveston Island Film Festival

Get a glimpse into the lives of some fascinating people who have made the journey to Galveston, Texas.

Don't Forget Postoffice!

The quarter-mile strip of Postoffice Street between 23rd & 20th St. has dozens of great shops, top-notch coffee, ice cream and more! 

Ready to Hit the Beach? Start Here!

Deciding how to have fun on the beach in Galveston can be daunting, even if you’ve narrowed your choices down to spending at least some of your time frolicking in the sand at one of the island’s five beach parks.

10 Reasons You Should Get On Island Time in Galveston

It's hard to narrow it down to only 10 things, but here's are the 10 reasons you should get on Island Time!

10 Things You Probably Don't Know About The Grand 1894 Opera House

The Grand 1894 Opera House has an amazing history, but how much of it do you actually know?

The Cruise Lady: Ship Jargon

Seasoned cruisers who have become familiar with ship “jargon” know that the announcement “Bravo-Bravo-Bravo” is not a cue to stand and take a bow.

Get a Cost Break by Staying Mid-Week

Grab that suntan lotion and put on that sexy swimsuit! Beach season has arrived and Galveston is rolling out the red carpet – eh, make that sand and sea – for the thousands of beachgoers headed to the island.

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