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Galveston
More than 30 miles of beaches plus a wealth of cultural and historic institutions make this island a Gulf of Mexico holiday hot spot. If you go, don't forget your walking shoes: With 14 museums and 20 art galleries, plus several historic homes and mansions, there's a lot of ground to cover. Armchair pilots will love the Lone Star Flight Museum and those with more of a nautical interest can check out the Texas Seaport Museum. Families will enjoy the many child-friendly attractions, including Moody Gardens, with its replica of a tropical rain forest. It's easy to get caught up in all the activities, but don't forget to spend some downtime in the sun and on the beach.

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Galveston - Port Bolivar Ferry
Galveston - Port Bolivar Ferry
Attraction type: Ferries
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Bishop's Palace
Bishop's Palace
Owner description: The Bishop's Palace (a.k.a. Gresham House) is a contributing building in the East End Historic District, a National Historic Landmark. The house is listed in the National Register... more Owner description: The Bishop's Palace (a.k.a. Gresham House) is a contributing building in the East End Historic District, a National Historic Landmark. The house is listed in the National Register of Historic Places at the national level of significance in the area of architecture. Architectural historians list the Bishop's Palace (Gresham House) as one of the most significant of Victorian residences in the country. less
Attraction type: Historic Sites
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Galveston Shuttle & Limo
Galveston Shuttle & Limo
Owner description: Galveston Shuttle is a family-owned company based in Galveston, Texas. The company was funded on 2005 by Mr. Mike Galvez Sr. Since the start we experience a steady growth and... more Owner description: Galveston Shuttle is a family-owned company based in Galveston, Texas. The company was funded on 2005 by Mr. Mike Galvez Sr. Since the start we experience a steady growth and success expanding the company from one vehicle to more than 15 vehicles. Our mission is to provide our clients outstanding service at the most competitive rates while maintaining an excellent customer satisfaction. less
Attraction type: Taxis & Shuttles
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The Strand
The Strand
A lively strip in the heart of historic Galveston feautures pubs, delis and specialty shops.
Attraction type: Historic Walking Areas
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The Seawall
The Seawall
Walk along this eight-mile seawall built to protect Galveston from the raging winds and waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
Attraction type: Historic Walking Areas
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All places to eat » Places to eat

La King's Confectionery
La King's Confectionery
Ranked #1 of 319 Restaurants in Galveston
Price:
Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Rudy & Paco Restaurant & Bar
Rudy & Paco Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #2 of 319 Restaurants in Galveston
Price: USD 21 - USD 30
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Lunch, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Mario's Seawall Italian Restaurant
Mario's Seawall Italian Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 319 Restaurants in Galveston
Price:
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Good for: View, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Lunch, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Sunflower Bakery and Cafe
Sunflower Bakery and Cafe
Ranked #4 of 319 Restaurants in Galveston
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Cafe
Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Miller's Seawall Grill
Miller's Seawall Grill
Ranked #5 of 319 Restaurants in Galveston
Price: USD 6 - USD 15
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Good for: View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

The Tremont House A Wyndham Grand Hotel
4.0 of 5
The Tremont House A Wyndham Grand Hotel
USD 119 - USD 315
Ranked #2 of 51 Hotels in Galveston
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Harbor House Hotel & Marina at Pier 21
3.0 of 5
Harbor House Hotel & Marina at Pier 21
USD 111 - USD 342
Ranked #3 of 51 Hotels in Galveston
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Best Western Plus Galveston Suites
2.5 of 5
Best Western Plus Galveston Suites
USD 87 - USD 307
Ranked #4 of 51 Hotels in Galveston
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Moody Gardens Hotel Spa & Convention Center
4.0 of 5
Moody Gardens Hotel Spa & Convention Center
USD 152 - USD 332
Ranked #1 of 51 Hotels in Galveston
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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Galveston Beach
3.0 of 5
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Galveston Beach
USD 119 - USD 270
Ranked #5 of 51 Hotels in Galveston
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The San Luis Resort
4.0 of 5
The San Luis Resort
USD 189 - USD 426
Ranked #6 of 51 Hotels in Galveston
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

Hotel Galvez & Spa A Wyndham Grand Hotel
4.0 of 5
Hotel Galvez & Spa A Wyndham Grand Hotel
USD 134 - USD 308
Ranked #7 of 51 Hotels in Galveston
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Hotel Galvez & Spa A Wyndham Grand Hotel
4.0 of 5
Hotel Galvez & Spa A Wyndham Grand Hotel
USD 134 - USD 308
Ranked #7 of 51 Hotels in Galveston
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