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Galveston - From Pirates to Playwrights

Galveston, the former home of famous Gulf Coast pirate Jean LaFitte, has survived the deadliest hurricane in US history to become a top tourist attraction. Galveston's unique style blends historic landmarks, buildings, hotels and homes with miles of sandy beaches and state-of-the-art attractions.
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  3. Dining (10)
  4. Entertainment (13)
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Visiting Galveston Island
Galveston Island is truly a year around destination. With plenty of attractions, world class hotels and restaurants, and, of course, miles of sandy beaches, Galveston is a perfect vacation spot any month of the year.

Things to Do on Galveston Island
From beaches to historic homes to modern attractions, Galveston Island is a great all-around vacation destination. Anyone heading to the big island will certainly find plenty to see and do. Here are few of the best things to do on Galveston Island - besides going to the beach, that is.

Summer Vacation Activities on Galveston Island
Historic Galveston Island offers summer visitors a number of great summer vacation activities.

Things to Do With Kids on Galveston Island
Galveston is one of Texas' oldest and most popular coastal destinations and is a perfect location for a family vacation.

Galveston Island Family Vacation Activities
Galveston Island is a great place to spend a family vacation, with plenty to see and do.

Galveston Convention and Visitor Bureau
Lodging, entertainment, dining, weather, and event information for Galveston. Book rooms, buy tickets to a play, and get information to make your vacation a success!

Galveston Chamber of Commerce
Maps, calendar of events and other useful information for planning a vacation to Galveston.

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