From soft sandy beaches to famous 19th century architecture, experience a taste of Texas history in a Victorian setting. Galveston Island is Texas' top historic resort destination, offering 32 miles of beaches, fine hotel accommodations, superb restaurants, shopping, art galleries, a championship golf course and more.
Dedicated to the environment and the oceans, this Rainforest Pyramid has an incredible tropical environment and is home to the largest bat exhibit in the Southwest. The accompanying Aquarium Pyramid is also the world's largest tank that showcases the waters of the world.
Reminiscent of Charleston, South Carolina, many of the neighborhoods surrounding the city have beautiful Victorian-style homes with oak-lined streets.
The Strand District
The Strand National Historic Landmark District was the heart of Galveston in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Today, there are more than 100 shops, restaurants, and art galleries within the 26 square blocks of the district.