Category: Galveston

Posted on 6/20/2024

Shopping in Galveston: Where to Go

So you booked a trip to Galveston Island — yippee! We’re so excited to have you at Sand ‘N Sea’s ultra-comfortable and diverse vacation rentals. You might have landed in Galveston for a local event, or maybe you're looking for the island’s famously fresh seafood this vacation.

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Posted on 1/23/2024

Galveston Restaurant Week: What To Know (2024)

Welcome to the culinary fest that is Galveston Restaurant Week! This annual celebration of island flavors invites locals and visitors alike to embark on a delicious journey through Galveston Island's diverse and vibrant food scene.

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Posted on 1/22/2024

Enjoying the Best of Galveston’s Nightlife

Discover the top destinations for a memorable night out in Galveston, from live music and dancing to trendy bars and restaurants.

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Posted on 1/18/2024

Mardi Gras! Galveston: The Ultimate Guide (2024)

Colorful beads, feather boas, lively parades, bouncing concerts — it's all waiting come February when Historic Downtown Galveston transforms into the heart of Mardi Gras! Galveston festivities.

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Posted on 11/14/2023

Winter on Galveston Island

As much of the US starts to see snow and icy cold weather, we can't help but rejoice as we grab our pullovers, throw on our flip flops (because, seriously, they are an all-year wardrobe piece — no matter what our mother says), and be SO happy we get to call this Gulf Coast island of Galveston

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Posted on 11/7/2023

Thanksgiving in Galveston (2023)

Sun, surf...and turkey? Absolutely! Bringing your family together for the holiday can be stressful, but when you make it a destination holiday you can take a lot of the worries, like, "Will Aunt Susie notice that I didn't dust the baseboards?" out of the equation.This holiday season, spend your time...

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Posted on 9/21/2023

Fall in Galveston: A Visitor's Guide

Are you ready for the ultimate fall getaway? Look no further than Galveston, Texas! With gorgeous views and fantastic weather, this Gulf Coast gem is the ideal destination for an autumn escape.Whether you're looking to relax on the beach, stroll through historic downtown, or attend the festive

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Posted on 9/21/2023

17 Tastiest Local Foods to Try in Galveston

When it comes to culinary adventures, Galveston is a melting pot of flavors and cultures. From Cajun and Tex-Mex to southern-style barbecue, the island offers a range of cuisines that reflect the diversity and traditions of the coastal Texas destination. When you're planning a getaway to a Galveston...

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Posted on 5/31/2023

13 Best Seafood Restaurants in Galveston

Is there anything better than enjoying fresh seafood with an island view? We'd argue there's not! Luckily for you,  that's exactly what you can expect during your vacation to Galveston Island. To top it off, our seafood is infused with delicious local flavors influenced by Southwestern, Creole,...

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Posted on 5/24/2023

A First-Timer's Guide to The Strand in Galveston

Ask anyone what there is to do on vacation in Galveston other than the beach and they'll tell you that the best taste of the island is found along The Strand Historic District. Located just opposite Galveston Bay on the channel, The Strand is a charming business district full of historical

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