Tourists at Texas during spring and summer select the coastal town of Galveston as a favorite place for their holiday trips. The historical landmarks, famous museums, long stretch of sandy beaches, sunbathing, surfing the Moody Gardens, hotels and theaters made Galveston a popular tourist destination in Texas. For everyone, Galveston has something special to offer. The Galveston island is known for its scenic beauty, buildings and structures of the past and those of modern science and technology. Right from the 18th century till now Galveston is a major shipping port. Those who have visited Galveston once can never forget the historic structures, classic restaurants and the pleasant beaches. Apart from all types of modern live entertainment the 100 years old Opera House in Galveston conducts live events even today.
The tourists can easily find out accommodation in Galveston. On the seaside as well as the interiors there are numerous historic hotels and also modern resorts with a host of facilities. The most modern resorts at Galveston offer the most advanced spa, pool side cabanas, salon and fitness center etc. The restaurants in Galveston are synonymous with the most delicious varieties of seafood. The bars and nightclubs in this beach town make the nightlife the most exciting as well as entertaining. The nightclubs offer awesome varieties of wines and martinis. The live music from the cafes make the nightlife here really enchanting.
Thanks to the pleasant weather throughout the year Galveston is an ideal place for recreational activities such as golf and jogging on the sea shore. The Stewart Beach at Galveston offers a host of amenities and those who come with family, make it a point to spend one day there. Besides all other attractions and amenities the sandy beaches of Galveston make it a tourist spot throughout the year. The world class hotels here offer the best services and quality accommodation for family and couples on honeymoon trips.
The rising pyramids of the Moodys Park on the western side of Galveston island greet the tourists who enter Galveston. With its aquariums, IMAX theater and rainforest the Moodys Park entertains all the tourists. During ancient times Galveston was known as “The Ellis Island of the West”. The Texas Seaport Museum in Galveston is still there as a reminder of the historic past and the tourists at this museum are able to view the tallest ship Elissa. The Strand in Galveston, which is more than 100 years old is a grand shopping paradise for the tourists.
The largest paddle wheel boat, the Colonel starts the daily cruise from Moodys Park. This boat has a capacity of 750 people. The historic Bishop’s Palace is a source of inspiration for the tourists who came to Galveston for sight seeing. The pleasure rides in the island trolley and the horse-carts are memorable experiences for the tourists. The beach parks at Galveston offer great entertainment options for the tourists.
From Houston private or chartered flights are available for Galveston. Daily bus service is available between Galveston and Houston. From Houston travelers used to go to Galveston by car also. There is a free ferry service between Galveston Island and Port Bolivar. The boat service rakes 40 minutes less to reach Galveston from New Orleans. Travelers can go to Galveston from Houston by train also or get some Massages in Austin, Texas after a day of sightseeing in the scorching Texan sun.
There is a lot of the tourists in Galveston to see do and enjoy. Moreover, tourists need not wait for any season for their trip to Galveston. Throughout the year holiday makers are welcome at Galveston for a memorable vacation.