Galveston captivates visitors that come to call with her natural beauty, eccentric charm and traditional Texas-style Hospitality -- because Galveston is genteel, gracious and captivating. Galveston is the beautifully preserved hidden treasure of the Lone Star State. Come unlock the history, romance and beauty that lies within. Explore every nook and cranny because you are her guest and Galveston loves sharing her treasures with you.
Whether you prefer to stroll down quaint alleyways by foot or trot through the streets in a carriage, all paths lead visitors on an unforgettable journey back in time. You'll be entertained and enlightened by knowledgeable guides giving tours on foot, by carriage, by van - even by boat!
From the Blogs
Canceled Cruise? We've Got You Covered!
Published: Friday, June 21, 2019
Don’t let this cancellation rain on your vacation parade, plan your trip to Galveston Island today! Read more.
Watch Your Step!
Published: Thursday, June 13, 2019
Many shorebirds nest right on the ground by creating a small scrape in sandy or gravelly areas in which they lay well-camouflaged eggs. Read more.
June 2019 - Jessie McGuire Dent
Published: Monday, June 03, 2019
During the month of June, Rosenberg Library will exhibit items related to Jessie McGuire Dent, a Galveston educator and civil rights activist. Read more.
Turtles About Town
Published: Friday, May 17, 2019
Turtle lovers of all ages have the opportunity to see nearly 20 colorful Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle statues that have popped up around the island in 2019. Read more.
Top 5 Colorful Migrants To See Now On The Island
Published: Friday, May 03, 2019
Kristine Rivers and pals snapped some incredible pics of the Island's flying migrant guests. Read more.
Galveston Island Events April thru May 2019
Published: Monday, March 11, 2019
With all of the festivals and events that take place in Galveston, it can sometimes be difficult to keep up! Here's a list of events taking place in the next few months: Read more.
Time to Freshen Up!
Published: Monday, March 04, 2019
It.s that time of year. Adults of many bird species are molting from non-breeding plumage into breeding plumage, and juvenile birds are molting into adult plumage. Read more.
Don't Underestimate Urban Birding!
Published: Friday, February 08, 2019
Kristine & Bobby Rivers spotted a raptor perched at the base of the First Baptist Church steeple. Binoculars revealed what it was. Read more.
The Early Causeways
Published: Wednesday, January 23, 2019
I meet George Osborn on the causeway built in 1912. Eleanor Barton shows the bronze plaques that were from the 1938 causeway. Read more.
Love the Ocean? So do we.
Published: Thursday, January 03, 2019
A teenager's perspective of Galveston Harbor tours and seeing dolphins. Read more.