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Coming Up in the Galveston Bay Area


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Views, Brews, & 'Tails Patio Passport

Galveston.com Experience Passports
Enjoy sipping an an ice-cold cocktail while enjoying views from a great patio. This self-guided passport highlights some of the best patios & spirits Galveston has to offer. Visit Website

What to Do

Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, Galveston, TX

Attractions for the Entire Family

The Galveston Bay Area is home to some of the best attractions Texas has to offer, including Moody Gardens, Schitterbahn Waterpark, the Kemah Boardwalk, and miles of sun-kissed beaches along the Bolivar Peninsula and Galveston Island.

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A Thriving Arts Scene Awaits Your Discovery

From Kemah to Galveston, our thriving arts scene offers both the performing and visual arts. From stage performances to historical films, to art exhibits, there’s a multitude of entertainment and inspiration to experience.

Couple Lying on the Beach, Galveston, Texas

Year-Round Outdoor Fun

The Bay Area’s temperate weather generally allows visitors to enjoy the beautiful outdoors year-round. Galveston County offers wonderful Gulf beaches, boating, golfing, fishing, surfing, kayaking, biking and more.

Holiday Magic

Ready for a Galveston Bay Holiday? Our family of coastal communities offer two months of magical events and activities from November to New Year’s. The coast and bay offer great weather, incredible events, world-class attractions, award-winning Gulf seafood and an array of shops full of unique gifts for your shopping pleasure.


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ETC Brings Seasonal Silliness to the Stage

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ETC presents THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK CHRISTMAS MUSICAL through Dec. 12th. Holiday time in Armadillo Acres is totally hysterical and full of heart. Buy Tickets

Plan Your Stay

Where To Stay

The communities around Galveston Bay and along the Texas Gulf Coast offer a tremendous variety of accommodations for every budget and preference. From luxury hotels and resorts to elegant bed & breakfasts, and from vacation rentals and condos to RV parks, you will find just the place to suit your needs.

The Strand in Downtown Galveston

Selecting a Hotel?  Think Location.

From Kemah to Webster to Texas City to Galveston Island, there are literally thousands of hotel options.  One of the biggest differentiating factors is location.  Do you want to be on the Seawall to do beach things or do you want to be closer to the Boardwalk for shopping and dining?  Here’s some food for thought.

Vacation Rentals

Only in a vacation home can you have those private dinner conversations with loved ones that go long into the night, or more space for those fun, silly moments that bring you closer together.

Eat & Drink

Interior View of Shearn's Seafood & Prime Steaks, Galveston, TX

Where to Eat

The chance to consume heaps of fresh seafood is a given around Galveston Bay and on the Texas coast. But the area’s restaurant and beverage scene is also surging with array of new foodie delights, giving visitors plenty of mouthwatering options for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The Bar at The San Luis Hotel, Galveston, TX

Where to Drink

Whether you’re after a twinkling city skyline or a sweeping vista of Clear Lake,  the Galveston Bay Area offers a host of watering holes with plenty of scenery to sip by.

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Live Music

Like your music live? Then check out our comprehensive guide to upcoming gigs at venues across the Bay Area.

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So you’re considering a visit to the Galveston Bay Area!  That’s wonderful! We’re confident you’ll find our Southern hospitality, temperate weather, sun-drenched beaches, and lively events the recipe for a perfect getaway. And we’re doing our best to make this website the perfect assistant for your vacation planning needs!

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