Region: Gulf Coast
Galveston Island is alive with excitement this season. With 32 miles of beaches, world class food, the finest accommodations around, the historic Strand shopping district, one of the country's most popular collection of Victorian architecture and all sorts of entertainment and attractions, Galveston Island is truly an escape. If it's fun you're looking for the newly renovated Historic Pleasure Pier is open for fun. Bringing back the rich history of Galveston Island's World Famous Pleasure Pier, the Landry's group has outdone itself. With a wide selection of rides, midway games, several restaurants , retail shops and all around fun the Pleasure Pier brings an atmosphere of beach life only found at New York's Coney Island or California's Santa Monica Pier.
In recent years Galveston Island has become a home to many cruise line operators. The cruise lines take passengers to various stops in Mexico and the Caribbean, making Galveston Island a premier cruising destination.
If you're looking for a more relaxing take on things Galveston Island is a great place for bird watching, heritage tours and a host of other activities. Come and enjoy the Island of Galveston.
Galveston Points of Interest
Galveston Island, has transformed the Pleasure Pier into a world-class amusement park for all ages. Recapturing the site’s original purpose as a pleasure pier, a preeminent destination venue for fam....
The mission of the Lone Star Flight Museum is to inform and educate the public of their aviation heritage and history by acquiring, restoring to flying condition and preserving a collection of aircraf....
In the aftermath of the 1900 hurricane, city leaders decided that if the city was to be rebuilt, it needed strong protection from the sea. To that end, the city built a seawall seven miles long and 17....
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