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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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14 Feb

Galveston’s Most Romantic Places to Pop the Question

For example, those who like beachy bliss will appreciate dinner for two at the historic beachfront location of the Hotel Galvez & Spa or splurge on a Sweet Escape package that includes accommodations, breakfast, and a bottle of sparkling wine for two. Or, personalize your package with everything from spa services for couples 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 history, consider popping the question on the deck of ELISSA, an iron-hulled ship, brought back to life from 1877 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 an intimate yet unforgettable waterfront proposal with a stunning view of the harbor at one of the benches near the Harbor House Hotel & Marina at Pier 21.