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The Strand

2100 Strand St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1633
+1 409-762-2515
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Galveston Island and Houston Sightseeing Tour
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A lively strip in the heart of historic Galveston feautures pubs, delis and specialty shops.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“la kings” (86 reviews)
“unique shops” (64 reviews)
“fun shopping” (43 reviews)
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2100 Strand St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1633
+1 409-762-2515

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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are in Galveston for a cruise and have some time before or after, the Strand offers a nice chance to see some of the historic area and stretch the legs. There is shopping for those inclined to do so, and it makes a...More

Thank NTSU1975
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was not as exciting as I have been told, maybe we were too early. Was not worth the entrance and parking fees we had to pay.

Thank Nuttyrd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife was fascinated with this area and the amount she spent proves that. All in all I liked the historical area.

Thank sfcwms
Reviewed 1 week ago

After our cruise recently, we spent a full day enjoying the annual Dickens on the Strand. Wow! In Galveston, they brought to life the 19th century ole London atmosphere with well coiffed ladies and coat-tailed gents sauntering through the downtown thoroughfare lined by souvenir shoppes...More

Thank Chopin K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family were enjoying to walk seeing each display windows and we felt so relaxing. High recommend.

Thank Philomena D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to the Strand several times and it is always fun to visit. Lots of shops and restaurants to visit. The Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory is always a fun stop for a tasty treat. It can get a little busy when the Cruise...More

Thank Nick B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The historic portion of Galveston known as the Strand is a must see and do when anywhere near Galveston or even visiting nearby Houston. The vintage decor is similar to New Orleans with stores and eateries spread across several blocks. There is plenty to see...More

Thank Hey_Joe54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not big on shopping myself, but I still enjoyed walking the strand. My favorite store was the Admiralty and the prices were very reasonable and unique. I also loved the Nautical Salvage shop, but the port holes are too expensive for me right now....More

Thank Scarlett M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really cool architecture and shops, the old builds have been remodeled into apartments and stores. Some are still being restored but are still cool.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Some upscale others cheap ....a lot of atmosphere have to experience it depends on what you are looking for!

Thank Andrea H
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Laura L
6 September 2017|
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Response from Maile C | Reviewed this property |
I have heard that the terminal has storage across the street. I don't know positively as I haven't used it, ask on board the ship. They will know. I have also heard there is storage somewhere on the Strand, Chamber of... More
Jennifer W
21 July 2017|
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Response from sally8363 | Reviewed this property |
There's a nice visitor center across from the Rosenberg Library. They can tell you all you need to know.
Jennifer W
21 July 2017|
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Response from michael c | Reviewed this property |
Ditto...didn't see any golf cart tours, just the horse and carriage tour. Not sure the price on that, but it looked like there was a sign on one of the corners.