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.