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Take an “Island Time” Break This Spring

Take a break this spring and experience life on island time in Galveston, TX

Presented by Galveston Island CVB February 16, 2018

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Take a break this spring and experience life on island time. Galveston Island’s enchanting views of sparkling waters and sandy shores are a couple of reasons why time seems to stand still in this historic beach town. And while relaxing along 32 miles of coast is worth the trip alone, it’s just the beginning.

Home to a plethora of adventure attractions, from Moody Gardens to Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark and the Pleasure Pier amusement park, Galveston offers plenty of thrills that make for an exciting vacation. And if you’d rather take a ride through history, there is plenty of that, too.

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Galveston was once known as the Wall Street of the South You can learn about Galveston’s rich history at its many museums, such as the new Bryan Museum, Texas Seaport Museum and 1877 Tall Ship ELISSA, and Galveston Railroad Museum. The island is also home to one of the largest collections of well-preserved Victorian architecture in the country. Stunning examples like the1892 Bishop’s Palace and 1895 Moody Mansion are open for tours daily. 

Seeing it all is easy with all-inclusive sightseeing tours. You can dolphin watch on a Harbor Tour or explore even further on a helicopter. And don’t miss self-guided wandering through the island’s historic downtown district where shopping, dining and live entertainment will not disappoint!

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Plan a week in one of the island’s charming beach houses and condos or take a quick escape in a hotel or a historic bed & breakfast.  For more information, visit www.galveston.com