Causeway & Cruise

When you enter this part of Galveston, you realize that the beginning of the island's magic beyond the beach.

One of the only ways to get to the island is to cross the infamous Galveston Causeway, and this corridor over the bridge has plenty of businesses and lodging options for visitors.

aerial of a cruise ship docked at the Port of Galveston

pictured: Galveston Cruise Terminal.

History of the Galveston Causeway

The causeway connects the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and Galveston Bay. Built in 1912, the original causeway served both train and automobile traffic. In 1939, auto traffic was relocated to new causeways built to the west, leaving the historic bridge open to rail traffic.

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Galveston is the fourth busiest homeport in the country, with cruises departing throughout the year. Galveston's cruise industry continues to boom with...

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100 Seawolf Park Blvd
Galveston, Texas 77550