Sail in for a weekend of family-friendly fun along Galveston’s historic harbor April 5 – 8, 2018 with TALL SHIPS ® Galveston!
Starting with Galveston’s own square-rigged iron barque ELISSA (1877), the tall ships participating in this years TALL SHIP CHALLENGE represent six unique builders and call six different ports home – including four in the United States and one each in the Cook Islands and the Netherlands.
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So, you’re planning your Galveston Island vacation, scrolling through options on your tablet…and you find it! The perfect beach house for your summer escape!
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Galveston Island for the holidays? We couldn’t agree more! From the City of Galveston Holiday Parade (Dec. 16th) to the Santa Hustle 5k (Dec. 17th), there’s a lot going on here on the island – not to mention the abundance of unique shops that are sure to have the perfect gift for hard-buy-for-Uncle-Phil!
ICE LAND at Moody Gardens (our hands-down favorite local holiday attraction) returned for its fourth year, and we think the Rainforest Holiday theme might be the best yet! Over 2 million pounds of ice were used by a skilled team of master ice carvers – resulting in an interactive 28,000 square foot ice sculpture complete with an ice slide!
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And what better way to celebrate this annual migration than Holiday with the Cranes, a fun experience hosted by the Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council (GINTC)!
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If you’re anything like us, by now you’re on your 6th iteration of “The Holiday Menu” – complete with vegan options, too-many-pies-to-count, and a growing confusion about how “gluten free”stuffing could possibly be a thing.
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Everything is better on a budget! We’ve all heard that the best things in life are free (except coffee…and chocolate…for starters 😉 ), and Galveston has a great variety of free or practically-free attractions and activities that we are sure you’ll love!
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October is the perfect time to catch some of your favorite feathered friends frolicking on Galveston’s shores!
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Recovering from the regional impacts of Hurricane Harvey is exhausting, but a little caffeine, some fresh baked goodies, and free wifi in a quiet environment are just the thing to start the day off right!
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