Get your vacation started on the right track by knowing a thing or two about Galveston before you head off.
Galveston is located 45 miles (72 kilometers) southeast of Houston, a well-known city.
You can forget about the star attractions — it's the locals that really make a place tick. In this part of Texas Gulf Coast, you'll find 48,000 of them.
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Whether you're planning to shell out on accommodations or you just want someplace to use as a base, you'll find what you're searching for in Galveston. With 66 places to stay on Travelocity, you'll have no trouble hitting the hay after a big day of sensational adventures.
Indulge in a little luxury at the Seascape Deluxe Beach Condos by A B Sea Rentals (10811 San Luis Pass Road) or The San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center (5222 Seawall Blvd). After all, it's not every day you go on vacation! The Closing Time at the Victorian (6300 Seawall Blvd) and the Candlewood Suites Galveston (808 61st St) are some less expensive options if you'd rather spend your vacation budget on experiences.
The excitement of exploring a totally new destination will never get old. Once you've safely landed at William P. Hobby Airport (HOU), the main hubs of Galveston will be only 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the southeast away.
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Head out to Enterprise and you'll be out on the busy streets in the blink of an eye. They are situated at 5919 Broadway St, just 3 miles (5 kilometers) from the middle of the city.
Travelers will want to visit the Moody Gardens and Bishop's Palace. Are you after more things to do in this happening city? The Texas Seaport Museum and Grand 1894 Opera House should keep you occupied.
Galveston Island Railroad Museum is a popular tourist site for many tourists and locals alike. Remember to make it part of your itinerary. Need some more ideas? Plan a visit to Seawolf Park, a memorial that serves as a reminder of the past. And that's not all. Remember to check out the collections at Rosenberg Library, a local library.
While you're in Galveston, why not stop by some nearby localities? Houston, just 45 miles (72 kilometers) away, gives handy access to the Houston Zoo, a much-liked attraction. Spend the whole day here! Downtown Aquarium is another attraction that's well worth visiting.
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