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Coming Up around the Island


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A Place to Stay and Get Away

Casa del Mar Beachfront Suites
Looking for a change of scenery? A road trip away, come soak in the sea and sand at Galveston's #1 Condo Rental. All you need to relax, work or play, just steps from the beach. Book Direct

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

Galveston Island is home to some of the best attractions Texas has to offer, including Moody Gardens, Schitterbahn Waterpark, the Historic Pleasure Pier, dazzling Victorian architecture, and 32 miles of sun-kissed beaches.

Lady Visiting Art Gallery

A Thriving Arts Scene Awaits Your Discovery

Galveston’s 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

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

Coronavirus Updates

Here on Galveston Island, our top priority is the safety, health, and wellbeing of our community, its residents, and visitors. We understand the concern and uncertainty you may be experiencing surrounding COVID-19 and are committed to being responsive to your needs and those of all our guests as the situation evolves.


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So You Want To See Some Ghosts?

Historic Galveston Ghost Tours
Take a 90 minute tour of the most haunted place in America, where the ghosts are just dying to meet you. Visit Website

So You Want To See Some Ghosts?

Historic Galveston Ghost Tours
Take a 90 minute tour of the most haunted place in America, where the ghosts are just dying to meet you. Visit Website

Plan Your Stay

Where To Stay

Galveston Island boasts 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.

Galveston has dozens 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 downtown 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 in Galveston. But the island’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 the Gulf, Galveston Island offers a host of watering holes with plenty of scenery to sip by.

Musician Playing Acoustic Guitar

Live Music

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

Get Our Newsletter!

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

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Hand Holding Smart Phone. Galveston, TX

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