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100 Things to Do in Galveston Before You Die

Local authors Christine Ruiz Hopkins and Heidi Lutz bring their expert insiders’ perspectives to this jam-packed guide full of hidden gems and top picks. You’ll get the most from an island stay in Galveston by checking their carefully curated suggestions off your list.

Celebrating Independence Day In Galveston

Celebrating Independence Day in Galveston calls for beaches, Texas barbecue, beer, parades, and fireworks, don’t you think? Here are some activities to add to your July Fourth bucket list for Galveston:

Five “Must-Dos” During Spring Break In Galveston

After the chill of this particular winter season, including the Texas Freeze in February, it’s a great time to thaw out and enjoy Galveston’s sunshine this Spring Break. Here is a bucket list of “must-dos” in Galveston during your Spring Break vacation.

Lone Star Coastal Alliance Blog

When people think about exploring Texas as part of a road trip, they often think about Big Bend, the Hill Country, or even the Panhandle. Have you thought about exploring the Upper Texas Coast?

5 Reasons to Visit Galveston in the Fall

While there are plenty of reasons to visit Galveston in the fall, we will focus on five.

Cruises Out Of Galveston

If you’re cruising from Texas, you’re cruising from Galveston so might as well make Galveston your first Port of Call before your cruise begins.

Galveston’s Bucket Brigade Should Be Part Of Weekend Fun

Did you know you might find crabs, tiny fish, shrimp, and maybe a seahorse in seaweed? Yup, seaweed is a floating ecosystem. This fact is just one of the things you’ll learn from marine biologists leading Galveston’s Bucket Brigade. Every weekend, marine life experts dressed in bright orange shirts lead a 45-minute interpretive beach tour for visitors at three spots on the island.

Six Holiday Gifts You Can Only Find in Galveston

During your Galveston holiday getaway, you’ll love holiday shopping in Historic Downtown Galveston. The downtown area is walkable and the shops and boutiques are locally owned and operated. Here is a list of five holiday gifts you can only find in Galveston.

Celebrating Black History Month in Galveston

Galveston’s African-American history includes connections to emancipation, religion, education, and boxing. While Galveston has many Texas firsts, this island also has many firsts when related to Black History.

Five Must-dos For Celebrating Labor Day In Galveston

Labor Day weekend is your opportunity for one last summer escape to Galveston Island before the kids get busy with school and the weather starts to cool off. Celebrating Labor Day in Galveston calls for beaches, burgers, ice cream, and family fun at Schlitterbahn, and Moody Gardens, don’t you think?

Local Expert Shares Her Best Tips For Galveston

Christine is a proud BOI. To locals, this means she was “Born on the Island.” She was raised in Galveston and began working in the island’s tourism industry when she was 15 years old as a water slide attendant at the now-demolished Sky Rapids Water Slide at Stewart Beach.

Why Galveston Is a Top Winter Snowbird Destination

While we do get the occasional cold front, Galveston’s winter months are mild in temperature ranging from the upper 40s to the 60s and many locals are guilty of wearing their shorts year-round. And, what does this mean for you? It means this time of year is still a great time to visit and here’s why:

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