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The East End historic area of Galveston is full of examples of restored 19th century residential architecture that is still a vibrant desired area. In that period, Galveston was a very prosperous commercial, banking, and shipping center. You will see examples of mansions, multi-story houses,...More
We booked a vacation rental that survived the 1900 hurricane in East End Historic District. It was a ton of fun staying in this area. Everywhere we walked, we found homes with historic markers and interesting histories, and some of the most charming homes on...More
This was a nice area to kill some time. I really enjoyed eating at the outdoor marina area. There is also a high end restaurant upstairs if you prefer that instead of outside dining. It is right on the bay.
Until you visit Galveston, you have no idea how many fine old homes there are, most of them nicely renovated. And some really spectacular mansions. Get out of your car and walk around to appreciate the architecture.
We were fortunate enough to be staying in this area during our stop in Galveston and were astonished by the number of lovely houses, many from the late 19th century. While some are in need of maintenance, many have clearly had much love and attention...More
Whether you drive or walk the area, you’re in for a treat. These quaint homes are similar to those you see in New Orleans. These colorful coastal homes have seen many storms. Many are restored to their original state. Don’t miss this area if you’re...More