Exterior of the Tremont House with a car in front of the entrance

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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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03 Feb

Your Ultimate Spring Break Destination

Those in search of adult refreshment will appreciate the view of Galveston from The Rooftop Bar at The Tremont House, as well as the five various vibes to be experienced at Island Famous. Other libation locations include Float on Seawall Boulevard, DTO (Daiquiri Time Out), in downtown, and the nearby The Wine Next Door. Also, we suggest you check out the following:

  • Moody Gardens features famous pyramids (Discovery, Rainforest, and Aquarium) that make this ever-popular destination top the list for all ages, along with a five-tier steel ropes course, a 60-foot-high zip line, and more. Schlitterbahn Waterpark Galveston brings the heat at their renowned indoor waterpark, with attractions and fun for all. The Galveston Trolley is a terrific way to sight-see and to get around town. Trolleys run from Stewart Beach to Moody Gardens, and downtown (with a transfer) seven days a week from 10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.

For a bit of historic charm combined with sophistication mere steps from the Gulf, make your reservation at Hotel Galvez & Spa. For a lovely scenic view of the harbor, check into the Harbor House Hotel & Marina at Pier 21. Or, for the best in comfortable accommodations in Galveston’s glorious Strand District, you’ll find The Tremont House in downtown Galveston is just what you’re looking for.