Galveston Island’s Ultimate Summer Bucket List

Take your family and set out for adventure with our Ultimate Summer Bucket List at Galveston Island.

(Re) discover a Texas coastal town and get on island time.

  • Get free sandcastle building lessons at Steward Beach
  • Navigate oceans and rainforests at Moody Gardens
  • Visit Historic Pleasure Pier for complete family fun
  • Take a step Back in time at the Bishop’s Palace
  • Visit the majestic Moody Mansion
  • Hope on a bike and ride through the East End Districts’ neighborhood to view at Victorian-style homes
  • Take a self-guided tree sculpture tour
  • Take a self-guided tour through African American historic places and sites
  • Experience The Strand
  • Peruse the coffee shops, art galleries and boutiques on Postoffice Street
  • Enjoy a cocktail and watch the sunset from the rooftop of The Tremont House
  • Gather around to see live taffy making at La King’s Confectionary
  • Strike a pose in front of Greetings from Galveston mural at Saengerfest Park
  • Explore Pier 21
  • Shop for fresh seafood from the seafood markets at Pier 19 and Pier 21
  • Hop on a boat tour and get a close up view of Galveston’s dolphins
  • Explore the decks of the 1877 Tail Ship Elissa
  • Visit the Galveston Naval Museum
  • Tour the Ocean star Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum
  • Visit the Railroad Museum and Terminal
  • Visit the bay on a kayak tour with Artist Boat
  • Go Birding on the Great Texas Birding Trail
  • Book a fishing excursion with one of the island’s many charter services
  • Experience spooky chills with a nighttime ghost tour

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