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!
Galveston Mansions Sparkle During the Holidays
If you feel like being transported back in time during your next visit to Galveston, head over to Bishop’s Palace and Moody Mansion. Read more.
Why Do Snowbirds Love Galveston So Much?
Is it the warmer island temperatures? The wonderful holiday traditions? Take a look at why so many choose Galveston as their winter getaway! Read more.
Behind The Scenes: ICE LAND: Rainforest Holiday
Take a behind the scenes look at ICE LAND: Rainforest Holiday with some background, specs and fun facts! Read more.
Galveston Welcomes the Return of the Sandhill Cranes
The impressive three-to-four-foot tall Sandhill Cranes, known for their size and the bright red cap atop their heads, arrive in Galveston late October and depart late February through early March. Read more.
Soar Down Giant Ruins Ice Slide, Discover Butterflies, Bats Inside Ice Land
Grab a parka and soar through the rainforests of the world on a 36-foot Giant Ruins Ice Slide now underway inside ICE LAND: Rainforest Holiday. Read more.
Island Holiday Guide For The Entire Family
When planning your holiday adventures, you will not want to miss out on what Galveston Island has in store in 2017. Read more.
Tying the Knot, Island Style
Tying the knot with a seaside theme is a popular option for many couples. Galveston offers many venues for such a dream wedding – island style. Read more.
Galveston Holiday Events to Include New Downtown Lanterns & Lights PLUS Cirque Joyeux Noel Show
The entire island will offer holiday cheer with eight weeks of “Winter Wonder Island” events and festivities. Read more.
6 Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Galveston
You’ve just landed in Galveston for some much-needed R&R and glance out the hotel patio window at the Gulf of Mexico. And it's raining. Never fear! Read more.
Birding For Fun Field Trip Opportunities
Experienced- and non-experienced-birders alike, come out and join us in a bird and sightseeing tour around Galveston Read more.