Summer is undoubtedly beach season, and there are few places better to go for sun, sand, and surf than Galveston Island. Yet there’s far more to see and do here this summer than you’d expect, including some truly extraordinary experiences you won’t find anywhere else. From exploring a World War II submarine or soaring above Galveston in a helicopter, these adventures serve up unique ways to spice up your stay when you need a break from the beach. Keep Reading
A holiday getaway to a tropical destination may sound unconventional, but on Galveston Island, the experience is surprisingly full of tradition. Located just 50 miles south of Houston on the Gulf of Mexico, Galveston’s mix of historic charm and modern family fun have made it a regional favorite for the Christmas season.
Enjoying the cool breezes and crashing waves of the Galveston Island shore is one of those summer pastimes that makes you forget you’re even in Texas. But these days, the beach is just the beginning of what this charming little island has to offer.
Houston has been buzzing lately over the newest (or depending on who you ask – oldest) addition to Buffalo Bayou Park—the Cistern.