Rediscover a City Full Of Historical Treasures and Southern Charm
“Galveston Island features 32 miles of sandy beaches, downtown shopping, restaurants, art galleries and museums. ”
Experience the magic of downtown Galveston, a historical island located along the Gulf Coast of South Texas. Galveston Island features 32 miles of sandy beaches, downtown shopping, restaurants, art galleries and museums. Since the damage from the 2008 hurricane, downtown Galveston has made a strong recovery and continues to keep its historical charm and southern culture alive.
Our newly nourished and replenished beaches are an ideal alternative to downtown Galveston. Despite the current oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, our beaches remain relatively unaffected. Any sign of oil that has arrived on our beaches have been limited and has been immediately cleaned. Our Galveston beaches welcome all visitors to hit the beach and enjoy all that Galveston Island offers.
Rediscover downtown Galveston by visiting two of its most historical venues, the Strand National Historic Landmark District and the Post Office Street Arts and Entertainment District. Visitors to Galveston can explore these districts by carriage or foot and enjoy unique restaurants, antique shops, art galleries, museums and theaters. Near downtown, visitors will find several restored historic neighborhood districts featuring Victorian-era architecture, which outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy.
Galveston is home to several historic homes and buildings, each with a unique back-story. Known as the Broadway Beauties, the 1859 Ashton Villa, 1892 Bishop’s Place and the 1895 Moody Mansion remain landmarks of historic Galveston. These historical venues are open to the public and can be explored by visitors through guided tours. Visitors can learn about the architecture and history of Bishop’s Place or relive the daily life of the Moody family home Moody Mansion which features 32 rooms of lavish furnishings and family heirlooms. For more information about downtown Galveston attractions please visit www.galveston.com.
Discover downtown Galveston, a city full of southern charm and historical treasures. Come experience true southern hospitality at the Tremont House, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Galveston, located just steps away from downtown Galveston’s historic shops, restaurants, museums and attractions. For more information on downtown Galveston attractions and the Tremont House hotel please visit www.wyndhamTremontHouse.com, or call 407-763-0300.
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