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Make the most of your stay on Galveston Island with our insiders guide to exploring the area. Our monthly Staff Picks highlight all of the historic places, interactive tours, and family-friendly attractions that make our beachfront city so special. Read more to learn about our favorite places to drink, dine, shop, and explore.

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07 Jun

A Foodies’ Three-Day Guide to Galveston

First, check into your hotel and relax a while before taking a ride on the Galveston Island Trolley for a little light exploring. For dinner, indulge in freshly-caught seafood and authentic Italian cuisine at Riondo’s Ristorante on Strand.

In the morning, head out to discover a mouth-watering selection of brunch items at the Sunflower Bakery and Café, or a quick cup of java and a baked treat at Starbucks on Harborside Follow this up with a visit to the historic Bishop’s Palace and lunch at the Mosquito Café, or some excellent Texas “que” at Leon's World Finest Bar-B-Que or Queen’s Bar-B-Que. Spend the rest of the day at Pier 21 exploring the many water adventures and attractions before treating yourself to a delectable evening meal and a breathtaking sunset view at either Willie G’s or Fisherman’s Wharf.

End your trip on a sweet note on your final morning. Visit Hey Mikey’s Ice Cream and La King's Confectionery for some luscious homemade treats. 

And if you have a taste for equally delicious harbor views and nearby access to Pier 21, be sure to book your stay at Harbor House Hotel & Marina.