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Beach picture in Galveston
Galveston Island State Park picture in Galveston
Moody Mansion Cars picture in Galveston
East End Historic District picture in Galveston
ELISSA picture in Galveston
Bishop's Palace picture in Galveston
Trolley picture in Galveston
Build a Sandcastle picture in Galveston
Cruising picture in Galveston
Seafood With a View picture in Galveston
Pleasure Pier Sunrise picture in Galveston
Bishop's Palace picture in Galveston
Stewart Beach picture in Galveston
The Strand picture in Galveston
Port Bolivar Ferry picture in Galveston
Galveston Island State Park  picture in Galveston
Moody Mansion picture in Galveston
Pleasure Pier picture in Galveston
Tree Sculptures picture in Galveston

Galveston contains about 32 miles of beaches. Taylor Leto Getty Images

Galveston Island State Park is a bird-watcher's paradise. The park has recorded more than 300 bird species. ivkuzmin Getty Images

If you take a tour of Moody Mansion, you'll see some of the family's personal cars. Amy the Nurse Flickr

Take a walk through Galveston's East End Historic District to see some of the city's enduring Victorian homes. Rauluminate Getty Images

The ELISSA is a three-masted ship that was built back in 1877 in Scotland. The ship used to carry cargo, but now it welcomes tourists and houses a museum detailing its history.  DHuss Getty Images

Bishop's Palace earned a spot on the National Register of Historic Places for its architectural significance.  Walter Bibikow Getty Images

Travelers can hop aboard a trolley bus to get around Galveston for just $1.  Galveston CVB

Sandcastles like this one were created during the annual AIA Sandcastle Competition.  Galveston CVB

Galveston is a major cruise port for those traveling to Mexico or the Caribbean Galveston CVB

Enjoying plates piled high with seafood while enjoying a seaside view is one of the best ways to dine in Galveston.  Galveston CVB

For a spectacular view of Pleasure Pier, take a sunrise walk. bjray1 Getty Images

The historic Bishop's Palace contains a treasure trove of curios, plus an amazing gift shop in the basement.  Galveston CVB

Stewart Beach receives high praise for its array of amenities, including ample parking, lifeguards and restrooms.  Galveston CVB

The Strand is Galveston's historic boulevard, flanked by Victorian buildings that house shops, galleries, restaurants and bars.  Galveston CVB

This free ferry delivers passengers from Galveston to Port Bolivar and back.  MSWD Getty Images

To get away from the bustling cruise port, visitors can travel less than 30 minutes down the island to the peaceful Galveston Island State Park Dan Thibodeaux Flickr

The Moody Mansion gives visitors a glimpse at the lives of one of Texas' most influential families.   Galveston.com Flickr

Pleasure Pier is home to amusement park rides, games and several eateries along its boardwalk.  Tim Leviston / EyeEm Getty Images

After Hurricane Ike, artists repurposed the fallen trees into sculptures. [d1] Visitors can take a guided tour of the sculptures – or they can simply wander through the East End Historic District where most of them are located. The Galveston tourism bureau offers a map and tour information on its website. Galveston CVB

Beach picture in Galveston
Galveston Island State Park picture in Galveston
Moody Mansion Cars picture in Galveston
East End Historic District picture in Galveston
ELISSA picture in Galveston
Bishop's Palace picture in Galveston
Trolley picture in Galveston
Build a Sandcastle picture in Galveston
Cruising picture in Galveston
Seafood With a View picture in Galveston
Pleasure Pier Sunrise picture in Galveston
Bishop's Palace picture in Galveston
Stewart Beach picture in Galveston
The Strand picture in Galveston
Port Bolivar Ferry picture in Galveston
Galveston Island State Park  picture in Galveston
Moody Mansion picture in Galveston
Pleasure Pier picture in Galveston
Tree Sculptures picture in Galveston

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