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We got the map of the tree sculptures from the Visitor Center and while it was interesting (some are pretty small), what we REALLY enjoyed was driving through the neighborhood and seeing so many unique and beautiful homes. If you've got time, I would think...More
A tragedy/act of nature is what made these possible, but those that are creative, have made these available to those that want to see more that just a tree stump in a yard. Some are available for purchase in various parts of the island.
These tree sculptures are very cool. Watch out for them as you visit Galveston. We saw them in yards, at parks etc. They are beautiful pieces of art unique to this area. If you can't find any just ask any local and they will point...More
The tree sculptures were made after Hurricane Ike killed so many trees in 2008. My B&B had a map of this self-directed walking tour, as did the Visitor Information Bureau. I noticed that a couple sculptures were missing or missing bits--maybe thieves? Owners who didn't...More
Decided to drive the tour. Not only was it fun to find the tree sculptures but we also enjoyed look at the historical houses. Some of the sculptures are missing. One has rotted right out of the ground. It was a nice relaxing drive.
This would be a fun tour on bikes or from your car if the weather isn't great. You can pick up a map at the visitor center. Some of the sculptures are several blocks apart. The sculptures are beautiful. Some are maintained better than others...More