Work where you play with a getaway to Galveston! Practice “coastal distancing” with a trip to Galveston Island. Kimberly Davis Guerra, the publisher and owner of Houston Family Magazine, shares her favorite things to do with the family on Galveston island. From enjoying the beach to hands-on learning at local museums, there’s something for everyone to enjoy on Galveston island.
Luckily, Houstonians don’t have to travel far or break the bank to enjoy a vacation close to home on Galveston island! Whether it’s for a few days, or even the whole week, Galveston offers endless possibilities! From lounging on the beach to exciting adventures to incredible restaurants and shops, this coastal resort city beckons everyone at every age. Don’t miss The Strand in Downtown Galveston is just a short walk through Galveston’s Historic District, includes the Strand and Post Office Street, with art galleries, antique shops and renowned restaurants. Most are in restored 1900s-era buildings with brick streets and a feel that you’ve stepped back in time. Resiliency and a heart for preservation have helped make Galveston island one of the most well-known historic towns on the Gulf Coast. The strength, ingenuity and progress of Galvestonians in the aftermath of the 1900 Storm are captured within the walls of numerous museums on the Island. Galveston’s significance to immigration in the region and the importance of the industries that keep Galveston a thriving coastal city and tourism destination today.
Plan you next trip by logging to www.VisitGalveston.com.