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
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,
Festivals & Events
22 Nov 2021Read more
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 2021Read more
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
Affordable & Free
22 Oct 2021Read more
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 2021Read more
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
Festivals & Events
27 Sep 2021Read more