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Very touristy and lots of shops, but there is also good food and history. Pier 21 is next to the strand and offers museums food and more. Definitely a place to spend the afternoon, or the day if you include the pier.
I know I sound like the SNL Church Lady but wow this is not a place for kids! Every store we went into had vulgar language on the t-shirts and souvenirs (or it was full of breakables, so taking the Bull into the China Shop...More
The strand is a very clean historical place to visit with a variety of gift shops and eateries. There is a cute little park and a very nice Hotel the Tremont that will allow you to lounge out of the heat and have a refreshing...More
The parking space or lack of such is an issue. There are some beautiful historical structures. The old rail depot is a lovely building. The custom house is another building that is worth seeing. A lack of unique shops was disappointing. If you seek tea...More
Had a nice time walking The Strand while visiting Galveston. The are a lot of stores for shopping and eating along The Strand, just take your pick. This is definitely worth your time, only downfall for us was the horrible parking situation, a real price...More
The Strand is basically a lot of shops and a lot of eating and drinking. Everyone has fun walking around with their alcoholic beverages. My favorite store was the one that sells candy apples and their chocolate cover strawberries were the best.