Beach Break!

Ferry to Freedom: A Day at Bolivar

Take a 20-minute ride to another planet.

02/28/2018 By Roxanna Asgarian

Beach Break!

Livin' on the Edge: A Day at Galveston's Seawall

Making a day of it on Galveston’s front porch.

02/28/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Beach Break!

The End of the Island: A Day at Galveston's East Beach

The wildness of the natural world, but with all the amenities.

02/28/2018 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Love Boat

Why Not Take a Valentine's Cruise in Galveston Bay?

Champagne, dinner and a gorgeous sunset are provided.

01/25/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

What's up Doc?

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Jan. 12–14

Art, opera, gumbo, and an opportunity to walk (or run) it all off.

01/11/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Add to Calendar

52 Weekends of Family Fun

Your year with the youngsters, planned.

12/29/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Tour Time

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Oct. 6–8

Two weird tours, two musical diversions, one (of many) art fairs.

10/05/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Sweet Strand

Sugar Rush: Dark Chocolate Raspberry Pie at Old Moon Deli & Pie

A quirky hidden treasure awaits in Galveston.

08/09/2017 By Alice Levitt

Ice House

5 Stand-Up Paddling Spots to Try This Summer

These waterways will show you what's SUP, no matter your paddle-boarding speed.

07/18/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Drink Eat Up

You Can Eat Your Cocktail at This Galveston Bar

It may look like noodles, but Daiquiri Time Out's Thai Bowl is chilled and boozy rather than spicy and savory.

07/18/2017 By Alice Levitt

Editor's Note

When the Great Hurricane Came

When a storm story reaches the great-grandchildren, you know it was bad.

07/18/2017 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

If You Want to Gamble in Texas, This Casino Boat is Your Best Bet

The Jacks or Better takes daily trips out of Galveston and into federal waters, where gambling is legal.

06/22/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Texas Beaches

The Local's Guide to Galveston Island

Where to find the least-touristy beaches, cheapest beachfront views, and the Gulf Coast-iest gumbo.

06/14/2017 By Peter Holley

Summer Survival Guide

50 Ways to Stay Calm, Cool and Collected This Summer

How to survive Houston's stickiest season.

05/25/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Ice House

At Darlene's Shrimp Shack, Fried Shrimp Doesn't Get Any Fresher—No, Really

This food truck takes being a farm water-to-table restaurant quite literally.

05/25/2017 By Robb Walsh

Ice House

How to Crush the Competition in a Sandcastle Contest

Winning big in Galveston's annual competition means going against the grain.

05/25/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Television

The Property Brothers Are Taking on Galveston—and Each Other

The fifth season of HGTV's Brother Vs. Brother heads to the Gulf Coast.

05/11/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Island Life

Warm Weather-Loving Penguins Are Headed to Moody Gardens

A renovated Aquarium Pyramid is unveiling a new Humboldt penguin exhibit this summer.

04/28/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt