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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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01 Jul

Discover Galveston’s Postoffice Street

Stop in at The Naked Mermaid to find candles, home décor, furniture, and local artisan-made gifts. Next, head over to Collectors Gallery for an eclectic selection of art, antiques, collectibles, gifts, and more. And, whether you’re just beginning to appreciate wine or you’re a seasoned oenophile, you’ll be happy to raise a glass or two at The Wine Next Door. Voted “Galveston’s Best Wine Selection,” this shop features a selection of over 60 wines by the glass, along with a large assortment of wines by the bottle.

Foodies will appreciate the delicious culinary offerings of Rudy and Paco, Vargas Cut and Catch, the Saltwater Grill, O’Malley’s Stage Door, and Mama Teresa’s Flying Pizza. Get your java jive on at MOD Coffee House, and indulge your sugar cravings at Hey Mikey’s Ice Cream and Ile Petite Bakery and Deli. Fashionistas and aficionados of all things bling will find much to love at The Style Co,’s, Tangerine Boutique, Outrageous Boutique, and Fullen’s Harborside Jewelry. Lastly, be sure to visit The Grand 1894 Opera House. One of the finest historical restorations in the country, this local gem has been designated as the "Official Opera House of Texas" by the 73rd Legislature. For elegant accommodations near Postoffice Street, check into The Tremont House, and catch one of the most impressive views of Downtown Galveston from their famous Rooftop Bar.