Located on the Gulf of Mexico, Galveston occupies a 35-mile island off the coast of Texas. This beautiful island offers some of the best weather Texas has to offer. It is consistently a winter favorite among tourist who want to escape freezing temperatures for a more temperate winter vacation. Galveston offers 32 miles of pristine beaches for you to enjoy. Here you can lie underneath an umbrella and sip a cocktail or walk and wade in beautiful waters.
Considering a Galveston Beach House Rental? Check out These Fun Things to do in Galveston.
- Visit the Moody Gardens - A play park perfect for the whole family. The Moody Gardens offer an aquarium, a water park, a discovery science museum, beach access, and a "rainforest pyramid" where you can explore a tropical setting.
- Spend a day at the Year-Round Water Park - Schlitterbahn is a "convertible" waterpark which is open year-round! During the winter months some attractions are enclosed in a heated space so you can splash, play and ride water-slides, even in December!
- Enjoy the Pleasure Pier Boardwalk! - Pleasure Pier is a boardwalk theme park on the pier at Galveston! Carnival rides and roller coasters, as well as restaurants and casual dining make this a fun destination for your family vacation!
Every year Galveston plays host to Summer and Winter Texans who come to escape harsh weather and experience fun in the sun. Galveston beach house rentals include condos, cottages, townhouses, bay houses, waterfront and oceanfront homes. Come enjoy the world-famous Texas hospitality and get your toes in the sand.