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Galveston offers 32 miles of relaxing beaches, superb restaurants, top resort hotels, marvelous downtown shopping, numerous antique stores, incredible art galleries, fabulous entertainment and one of the largest and well-preserved concentrations of Victorian architecture in the country.

Recommended attractions include: The Broadway Beauties: 1859 Ashton Villa, 1892 Bishop's Palace, 1895 Moody Mansion which portray early 20th century family life among Galveston's elite; The Grand 1894 Opera House ranked among the nation's finest historical theaters; the Texas Seaport Museum & 1877 Tall Ship Elissa highlighting the history of the Port of Galveston; The Great Storm documentary detailing the 1900 hurricane which killed 6,000 and changed the Island's history; the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum; the Railroad Museum in the restored Union Depot; Harbor Tours offering dolphin watching; Moody Gardens featuring an aquarium pyramid, a 3-D theater, tropical rainforest pyramid, and a ridefilm theater; and the year-round Schlitterbahn Waterpark - the first facility of its kind, and a wonderful family destination.

From the Blogs

Galveston Isle Kicks Off Tourism Season Memorial Day Weekend

Published: Thursday, May 24, 2018

As thousands of visitors flock to Galveston this Memorial Day weekend, the island’s tourism industry will be celebrating the kickoff of what is expected to be a successful summer vacation season. Read more.

Galveston's Only Electric Bike Rental Shop Opens Downtown

Published: Thursday, May 17, 2018

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. Read more.

Get a Cost Break by Staying Mid-Week

Published: Sunday, May 13, 2018

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. Read more.

Moody Gardens Palm Beach Opening This Month

Published: Thursday, May 10, 2018

Summer is just around the corner and Moody Gardens invites everyone to sink their toes in the white sand, lounge beneath palm trees and splash at their beach attractions including a 650-foot lazy river! Read more for dates, times and MORE! Read more.

May 2018 - Fides Senechal's First Communion Memorabilia

Published: Wednesday, May 02, 2018

During the month of May, Rosenberg Library will exhibit a beautiful, hand-carved mother-of-pearl rosary which was presented to Galveston resident Fides Senechal Boening Read more.

Secrets of Seawolf Park

Published: Tuesday, April 24, 2018

This unique attraction gives you the opportunity to explore two historic World War II undersea vessels – the USS Cavalla and the USS Stewart. Learn some secrets of Seawolf! Read more.

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

Published: Tuesday, April 10, 2018

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

New Stewart Beach Pavilion Coming Soon

Published: Thursday, March 29, 2018

The Galveston Park Board approved the design for a brand-new Stewart Beach Pavilion and you're gonna want to see it! Read more.

Seven Amazing Things You Need To Do in Galveston this Spring

Published: Thursday, March 01, 2018

Whether you’re paddling along tranquil coastal channels, playing in an indoor waterpark, or indulging in some first-rate dining, you’ll find many reasons to visit Galveston this spring. Read more.

Galveston Trolley Rolls Out 2018 Spring & Summer Hours

Published: Wednesday, February 28, 2018

As we welcome spring on Galveston Island, the Trolly hours of operation have been set for the 2018 spring and summer season. Read more.

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