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Welcome to Galveston Island – an enchanting destination that is easy to love. Galveston is Texas’ most beautiful, entertaining and historic beach destination. The island is home to a 32-mile coast, miles of historic Victorian architecture and a wide variety of attractions, museums, restaurants, downtown shopping, top resort hotels and outdoor adventure activities by land or sea, including kayaking, diving, deep-sea fishing, birding, golfing, beach volleyball and more.

The Historic Downtown Strand Seaport District is located next to the Galveston Cruise Terminal. This 36-block district offers more than 100 quaint boutiques, shops, art galleries, restaurants and attractions all housed in charming Victorian-era buildings. A few key attractions are within walking distance.

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Historic Downtown / Pier 21 Area

Walking Distance from Pier

Historic Downtown District

282 feet

1877 Tall Ship ELISSA & Texas Seaport Museum

.2 mile

Harbor Dolphin Tours

.2 mile

Great Storm Theater

.2 mile

Ocean Star Offshore Oil Rig Museum

.4 mile

Galveston Railroad Museum

.3 mile

The Grand 1894 Opera House (tours)

.5 mile

Hendley Green

.3 mile

Pirates! Legends of the Gulf Coast & Haunted Mayfield Manor

282 feet

Galveston Water Adventures Jet Boat Thrill Ride

.2 mile

Rosenberg Library

.7 mile

Saengerfest Park & Horse Drawn Carriage Rides

282 feet

Postoffice Street Arts District

.4 mile

Galveston Visitors Center

.7 mile

Bishop's Palace

1.3 mile

The Bryan Museum

1 mile

Walking Ghost Tour

.3 mile

Segway Tours

.4 mile


Special Moody Gardens Package at $23 per person!
Located 6 miles away, Moody Gardens is a 245-acre resort complex featuring an Aquarium Pyramid, Rainforest Pyramid, a Discovery Museum, 3D and 4D theaters, and a zip line and ropes course.

Galveston Island Trolley: A Piece of Galveston's Charm Has Returned!
For $1 per adult, cruise passengers can be transfered around Galveston Isalnd Monday through Thursday from 11AM - 7PM and Friday through Sunday from 10AM - 10PM Stops include 7 stops downtown, a ride down 25th Street where riders will transfer to the Seawall Trolley, and stops all along the Seawall from Stewart Beach to Moody Gardens!

For directions and more information, visit or call (409)797-5144.