Welcome to Galveston!

If you’re looking for the perfect spot for your next vacation, you’ve come to the right place! Being less than an hour south of downtown Houston, Galveston Island is Texas’ friendliest and most accessible portal to the Gulf.

There are 32 miles of beaches in Galveston, whether you’re looking for a relaxing afternoon soaking up the sun or an adventure through the waters as you swim, fish or sail. Galveston Island may be small, but offers a wide variety of things to do, no matter the season or interests; adventure, amusement parks, water parks and other water activities, sports, thrift and boutique shopping, a vast array of restaurants, biking, sports, history, and more tours than most can imagine. The possibilities are truly endless on your Texas coastal vacation!

With Galveston Island’s friendly community of locals and its sub-tropical weather, the island has become a favored home-away-from-home for tourists from around the world. There is a reason Galveston Island vacation rentals are becoming increasingly popular!

Latest Blog Posts

Christmas and Holiday Fun on Galveston Island 

Christmas and Holiday Fun on Galveston Island 

Rather than making a snow angel, how does a sand angel sound for this holiday season? Celebrating the holidays in Galveston should be part of your plans this year. And, here are a few reasons why… Holiday Events Across the Island No matter what day of the week brings you to Galveston,

22 Nov 2021

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The Polar Express By Galveston Railroad Museum

The Polar Express By Galveston Railroad Museum

The Holiday season is just around the corner and the festivities are picking up in full force. It's a little chilly, but the sun still shines and brings warmth to the island. Starting November 18th and ending on December 23rd,

09 Nov 2021

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Tips for Planning Your December Visit for Galveston

Tips for Planning Your December Visit for Galveston

One of the things you’ll love about Galveston Island in December is often; you can still wear shorts in the winter months. Plus, Galveston offers holiday cheer with events all over the island to enjoy. If you’re wondering what to do and where to go on Galveston Island during your December visit

22 Oct 2021

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Tips for Planning Your November Visit for Galveston

Tips for Planning Your November Visit for Galveston

One of the things you’ll love about Galveston Island is you can still get some sand between your toes even in November. Unlike up north, the weather is still comfortable. And, there’s still plenty of things to keep you entertained or, just relax and unwind. If you’re wondering what to do and

20 Oct 2021

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Galveston Island Shrimp Festival

Galveston Island Shrimp Festival

Galveston Shrimp Fest is a celebration of all things shrimp, hosted by Yaga's Entertainment in Galveston's Historic Downtown Strand District! You might expect to eat gumbo, boiled shrimp, shrimp cockt

27 Sep 2021

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Galveston Events 2021

Galveston Events 2021

Galveston Events 2021  Shrimp Festival - The weekend of September 24 through the 26th Shrimp festival is hosted by Yaga’s. This festival brin

17 Sep 2021

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