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While the 32-miles of beaches are not to be missed, Galveston offers so much more beyond the beach!

Galveston, Texas is a charming Southern retreat just 50 miles from Houston. It's a destination full of art, historic architecture, chic boutiques, ghost legends and more - all tucked within a quaint Gulf Coast barrier island. Come experience the charm of Galveston Island. #LoveGalveston

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Choose from one of Galveston, TX's many hotels, vacation rentals, campgrounds, or bed and breakfasts for your stay in the city.

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Discover a variety of attractions for your trip to Galveston, TX, from beaches and outdoor activities to historical museums, shopping, and more!

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If you’re looking for a delicious meal during your visit, Galveston Island's variety of restaurants are ready to serve you and your families.

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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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Plan your vacation in Galveston, TX with tips on the best restaurants, activities, and more!

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Discover activities, plan your vacation, and learn about Galveston, TX's history with expertly curated stories from Visit Galveston's blog.

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Calendar of Events in Galveston

Immerse yourself in island life through exciting events and celebrations. With events taking place throughout the year, our calendar gets pretty full here in Galveston!

Explore all the amazing events that take place annually in Galveston, and discover the unique things that will be happening during your next trip.

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