Things to Do in Galveston

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Things to Do in Galveston

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  • Michelle O
    5 contributions
    We used the ferry to leave the island after our wonderful Galveston weekend. It was a unique way to travel and a must do for everyone, even if you simply jump on/off via foot instead of using it for actual travel method.
    Written June 23, 2022
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  • kimberlietx
    Keller, TX125 contributions
    Great for souvenir shopping, drinks on the go, and quick food. Parking is always an expensive pain in the butt. We pd $15 and stayed for about 3 hours.
    Written June 19, 2022
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  • Casey Lavert
    Hattiesburg, MS6 contributions
    Must visit when in Galveston, so happy I got recommended here. A great mix of shops, restaurants, amusement and the gulf. Water isn’t the best for swimming but makes some picturesque photos. We loved Murdoch beach house close by which had reasonably priced drinks and souvenirs and some great views of the Gulf of Mexico
    Written June 12, 2022
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  • Lezlie_PLj
    Lake Jackson, TX62 contributions
    If you love looking at antiques and old houses, this is a wonderful way to spend a rainy afternoon. Beautiful surfaces and architectural detail and informative sound blurbs available on an automated system, which allows you to go your own pace, combine into a very nice tour.
    Written June 27, 2022
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  • gus p
    1 contribution
    Nice place. Interesting Atmosphere. HORRIBLE PIZZA.

    Pros:
    We enjoyed our stay. Pyramids & Palm Beach WaterPark were good. Somewhat dated, but satisfactory. Great housekeeping service.
    Cons:
    Broken fridge in room. Broken coffeemaker in room.
    Blossom’s Pizza: Don’t waste your money. Horrible taste, poor quality.
    Order Pizza Hut, Domino’s, etc.
    Written June 17, 2022
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  • Dennis1483
    Oquossoc, ME136 contributions
    Fantastic history of drilling. Getting to walk through the rig and see all of the exhibits was very interesting. Gives you a great understanding of the impressive nature of these technical wonders of engineering
    Written July 1, 2022
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  • Bo G
    Pasadena, TX8 contributions
    My wife and I really enjoyed our visit at Moody Mansion. And the nice people working there were very knowledgeable. We are planning on doing the extended personal tour the next time we are in Galveston.
    Written June 9, 2022
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  • Breanne R
    3 contributions
    Super cool day. We had a volunteer give us a tour of the subarmine. He provided a lot of good details and facts. Very cool afternoon for a WWII nerd. It is very hot though
    Written May 21, 2022
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  • Bo G
    Pasadena, TX8 contributions
    Very neat western and Texas History museum which currently has a Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top) display that is worth the price of admission on it's own.
    Written June 9, 2022
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  • HeddyInBrazil
    Pueblo, CO111 contributions
    Meh, it was okay . I thought it was kinda dumb they charge you just for the pleasure of walking down the pier . Obviously, don’t mind paying for the rides and attractions but the entrance change , no thanks . Cute for pics . It was pretty hot when we were there and the short lines were even taking too long so we didn’t stay long . Cute for photos .
    Written June 21, 2022
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  • Chuck S
    Tomball, TX57 contributions
    We did a self-guided driving tour based and found most of these amazing sculptures. Some have understandably shown wear from the weather but most are still quite recognizable. If you like scavenger hunting-type of things to do you won't be disappointed!
    Written May 1, 2022
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  • Miss Elenious
    McKinney, TX12 contributions
    Easily accessible from the Seawall, I just strolled in to take a look around, wasn't going for the fishing experience. I bought a margarita inside and was allowed to go upstairs to the upper deck to take in the full view of the ocean. Beautiful views, the water was choppy that day, and gorgeous overcast clouds, and very windy, but there's a lot of room, plenty of seating, and clean restrooms. There were people there fishing off the pier, which this place is known for, however you can also go experience the oceanic views and take in the calming effects of the waves crashing against each other, and upon the rocks on either side of the pier.

    The day I went the wind gusts were 45 mph, it was around 60 degrees, and it started misting. There was a darkness out in the clouds above the ocean in the distance and walking across the strip to get to the pier felt terrifying & invigorating with the water crashing on either side of the rocks, a feeling of getting lost in the ocean.

    It was quite a freeing and "all your worries" washed away feeling...totally recommend, just to come here and take in the view, if you're an ocean-lover.
    Written April 17, 2022
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  • GC50MH56
    Hallettsville, TX159 contributions
    Our 4-year old son loves trains, so we visited here. Absolute great choice! The exhibits were entertaining and informative. Definitely go on the 15-minute caboose train ride. It's a thrill for the kiddos.
    Written June 29, 2022
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  • Lisa P
    Lehi, UT23 contributions
    This boat is so interesting!! It has some really fancinating information, if you have time to stop and read. We went around noon in June. It was so hot it was nearly unbearable. We enjoyed seeing the boat. My two girls, ages 4 & 12, were interested, but too hot to last long. We probably spent twenty minutes in the boat tops. My son is a fast reader, and really enjoyed reading and learning from all the signs. We got some really cute photos. Even though we didn't stay very long, I'm still glad we went. I'd go again.
    Written June 9, 2022
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  • marinementors
    Fort Lauderdale, FL78 contributions
    We arrived to the park after 7 days of relentless rain. The road in was flooded as were a few of the sites. We drove slowly as to not splash the overflowing marsh water under our RV. Lucky for us, #69 was not terribly flooded and we had open space behind the Motorhome. This park is designed in a circle with fire pits, grills, and shaded picnic area in the center of the grass area. The campers are nicely spaced around the circle on level asphalt pads. The bathrooms were very clean and in the tent area just down the road. The dump station had easy access coming into the park or leaving. For seniors, four nights was $70. A bargain although it was about 12 miles to get to Galveston strip and a little further to downtown. The beach area was closed, but plenty of public access areas just down the road.
    Written May 27, 2021
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