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The Strand

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Address: 2100 Strand St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1633
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A lively strip in the heart of historic Galveston feautures pubs, delis and...

A lively strip in the heart of historic Galveston feautures pubs, delis and specialty shops.

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Walk and Shop to your hearts content

It's a must see if you are in Galveston. If you like to shop for Texas souvenirs this is the place for you. Historic old buildings and lots and lots of theme shops. Interesting... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Vacaville, California, Usa

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Bryan, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've been to The Strand a few times and at various times of the year. It's nice for a walk around, cocktails and food. The shops are nice as well. I recently went of Mardi Gras and if you've ever been to a "proper Mardi Gras," say in New Orleans or other places around Texas, you'll find this very disappointing... More 

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Flower Mound, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We decided to try Mardi Gras in Galveston. The Strand reminds you of the French Quarter and the celebration was fun without getting out of hand. Lots of beautiful architecture here.

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Vacaville, California, Usa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's a must see if you are in Galveston. If you like to shop for Texas souvenirs this is the place for you. Historic old buildings and lots and lots of theme shops. Interesting stuff and of course the usual tourist junk and trinkets. It is hot and humid in Texas most of the time. I get tired easier than... More 

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green bay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The atmosphere on the street is so relaxing. We sat for hours throughout the weekend, enjoying the weather, visiting with other tourists, eating and drinking. It's impressive how the city is revitalizing the downtown area.

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Texarkana, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent the afternoon strolling the Strand with my wife. She enjoyed the shops and there were plenty of benches for me to sit and people watch. Beautiful historic downtown.

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stopped in on Saturday night, was a good scene with a lot of life. The drinks were reasonable and the patio area was good to step outside.

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Mesquite, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is for sure a must see go to place when you come to the island the shopping is amazing the food is so wonderful and then there is the ice cream parlor you must have for sure. This is for sure a must do on your list of things to see and do!!! The music is amazing the little... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Your typical historic buildings and typical tourist shops. Did enjoy ice cream at La Kings Confectionary. Purchased some dark chocolate/raspberry cream candy, very good. Might get free taffy if they are packing the taffy when you are here. They throw the pieces of taffy as they come out of the wrapping machine. Parking is at a premium, but just go... More 

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Irving
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

About a mile long stretch of all kinds of shops. Pop in and get an Olde Tyme Photo, touristy shops with the usual tourist stuff, a few specialty shops with unique, mostly nautical themes, lots of places for snacks , treats, restaurants. Most maybe all shops in historical 1800 architectural buildings some in better shape than others. Tip: parking fees... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Tremont and frequented the strand every day and evening. Lots of shopping, food, and bars. Very fun! Planning a trip back this July.

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