Get your vacation started on the right track by knowing a thing or two about Galveston before you head off.
Galveston is located 45 miles (72 kilometers) southeast of Houston, a well-known city.
You can forget about the star attractions — it's the locals that really make a place tick. In this part of Texas Gulf Coast, you'll find 48,000 of them.
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Whether you're planning to shell out on accommodations or you just want someplace to use as a base, you'll find what you're searching for in Galveston. With 66 places to stay on Travelocity, you'll have no trouble hitting the hay after a big day of sensational adventures.
Indulge in a little luxury at the Seascape Deluxe Beach Condos by A B Sea Rentals (10811 San Luis Pass Road) or The San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center (5222 Seawall Blvd). After all, it's not every day you go on vacation! The Closing Time at the Victorian (6300 Seawall Blvd) and the Candlewood Suites Galveston (808 61st St) are some less expensive options if you'd rather spend your vacation budget on experiences.
The excitement of exploring a totally new destination will never get old. Once you've safely landed at William P. Hobby Airport (HOU), the main hubs of Galveston will be only 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the southeast away.
Considering a road trip during your stay in Galveston? A rental car will definitely be helpful here. Browse through your options on Travelocity, pick your favorite and hit the highway!
Head out to Enterprise and you'll be out on the busy streets in the blink of an eye. They are situated at 5919 Broadway St, just 3 miles (5 kilometers) from the middle of the city.
So many things to do and so little time. If you're keen to experience the best of this city, add the Moody Gardens and Bishop's Palace to your travel schedule. If you have an extra day, visit the Texas Seaport Museum and Grand 1894 Opera House as well.
Galveston Island Railroad Museum is just the ticket for train enthusiasts. Check out its fascinating exhibits and witness the storied history of the rail industry come to life. Need some more ideas? Seawolf Park offers a respite for personal reflection. Learn about the importance of this monument and find out more about why, when and how it was erected. But there's more. Wet afternoons are a terrific opportunity to lose yourself in a book in quiet surroundings. If it looks as though it's going to pour down, why not nip over to Rosenberg Library and check out the latest fiction?
While you're in Galveston, why not stop by some nearby localities? Houston, just 45 miles (72 kilometers) away, gives handy access to the Houston Zoo, a much-liked attraction. Spend the whole day here! Downtown Aquarium is another attraction that's well worth visiting.
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Nestled on the beach, this Galveston hotel is within a 10-minute walk of East End Historic District and Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier. Galveston Seawall and Stewart Beach Park are also within 1 mi (2 km).
Located in West End, this hotel is 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Galveston Island Convention Center and within 6 mi (10 km) of Texas A&M University - Galveston and Galveston Island Railroad Museum. Moody Gardens and Galveston Schlitterbahn Waterpark are also within 6 mi (10 km).
This family-friendly Galveston resort is located near the beach, within a 10-minute walk of Moody Gardens and Galveston Schlitterbahn Waterpark. Galveston Fishing Pier and Galveston Island Convention Center are also within 3 mi (5 km).
Nestled on the beach, this Galveston resort is within a 5-minute walk of Fort Crockett and Galveston Island Convention Center. 61st Street Fishing Pier and NOAA Fisheries Galveston Laboratory are also within 15 minutes.
Situated in Galveston, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of East End Historic District and Port of Galveston Cruise Terminal. Port of Galveston (Galveston Wharves) and Grand 1894 Opera House are also within 10 minutes.
Centrally located on Galveston Seawall Boulevard, this ten-story hotel is adjacent to Galveston Convention Center. The beach is just across the street.
Situated by the ocean, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of East End Historic District and Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier. Galveston Seawall and Port of Galveston (Galveston Wharves) are also within 3 mi (5 km).
Nestled on the beach, this Galveston hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of East End Historic District and Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier. Galveston Seawall and Port of Galveston (Galveston Wharves) are also within 3 mi (5 km).
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