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11 Feb

Galveston’s Most Romantic Places to Pop the Question

For example, those who like it quick, easy, and deluxe, will appreciate the “Marry Me” package at The Tremont House. You’ll get dinner for two at the historic beachfront location of the Hotel Galvez & Spa, along with a 30-minute carriage ride, roses, chocolate-covered strawberries, champagne, and more. Or, reserve your romantic evening at Hotel Galvez & Spa, where personalized packages are available, including everything from couples spa services to a selection of candlelight-filled spaces that are just right for proposing.

More romantic Galveston proposal sites include a box at The Grand 1894 Opera House, where the staff is happy to provide a box seat and arrange champagne and other romantic “extras.” For those with a passion for the unusual, consider popping the question on the deck of the 1877 Tall Ship ELISSA at Pier 21. Other locations include a beautifully restored dining railcar at the Galveston Island Railroad Museum, the Gallery at Moody Mansion, and the charming fountain at Kempner Park. Lastly, opt for a unique waterfront proposal with a stunning view of the harbor at one of the benches near the Harbor House Hotel & Marina at Pier 21.