Moody Mansion
Harborside at Pier 21
Seagulls on the Beach
Duck Tours
Schlitterbahn Waterpark
Schlitterbahn Waterpark
Tall Ship ELISSA
Tall Ship ELISSA
Beach Along Seawall Blvd.
The Strand
Tree Sculpture Tour
Seawall Blvd.
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Top 10 Things To Do On Galveston Island

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Our hotel in Galveston presents you with prime access to the best attractions on the island. From the best restaurants to the most exciting things to do on Galveston Island, use our Points of Interest map below to assist you as you discover the Gulf.

                                            

Points of Interest

Place Name Address Phone Distance Show on map
East Beach 1923 Boddeker Drive Galveston, TX (409)797-5111 9.29

If you're looking to party East Beach is your ultimate destination! Located at the far eastern tip of the island, East Beach is famous for its great festivals and live concerts held throughout the summer months. The beach park is home to a pavilion, boardwalk and entertainment stage as well as restrooms, showers, chair and umbrella rentals, concessions and other amenities. Unlike most of Galveston's beaches, alcohol is permitted at East Beach. The first weekend in June, the park hosts the annual American Institute of Architects (AIA) Sandcastle Competition where thousands flock to see elaborate structures built from sand. Admission: $8 per vehicle $16 per oversized vehicle Amenities: Pavilion Children's Playground Entertainment Stage and Boardwalk Showers Restrooms Chair & Umbrella Rentals Lifeguards Alcohol Permitted Bird Sanctuary Located in Park Beach Wheelchairs Available (available with valid driver's license) Beach Supplies Food and Drinks Alcohol Available Park Rules: Glass prohibited Pets Permitted on Leashes Clean Up After Your Pets Camping Prohibited 12am-5am Open Fires Prohibited (BBQ pits allowed) Stay Off Dunes Tents and Tarps Permitted in Designated Areas Launching Boats Permitted in Designated Area West of Park Hard Bottom Craft (Surfboard, Kayaks, etc.) are Prohibited May 15th thru Labor Day. (Permitted West of Park Year Round). Fishing permitted from South Jetty and West of Park 4-Wheelers, ATV's, and Dirt Bikes are Prohibited One-Time Entry Per Vehicle with Paid Entry. Hours of Operation March 12 - May 29, 2016 & September 5 - October 9, 2016 Weekdays: 9am-5pm Weekends: 9am-6pm Memorial Day to Labor Day: Weekdays: 9am-6pm Weekends: 8am-7pm Note: Hours may be seasonal and subject to change.

Porretto Beach Seawall Boulevard Galveston, TX 3.51
Beach Pocket Park 1 11102 Termini-San Luis Pass Rd, Galveston, TX 77554 (409)740-0390 3.74

Pocket Park 1 is located at 11102 San Luis Pass Road on Galveston's West End. The park is minutes from 61st Street and island attractions Moody Gardens and Schlitterbahn Waterpark. Beachfront parking is available. Admission $8 per car $16 per bus/RV Park Rules Glass prohibited Pets Permitted on Leashes Clean Up After Your Pets Camping Prohibited 12am-5am Open Fires Prohibited (BBQ pits allowed) Stay Off Dunes Hours of Operation March thru May: Weekdays 9am - 5pm Weekends 9am - 6pm June thru Labor Day: Weekdays 9am - 5pm Weekends 9am - 6pm September: Weekends: 9am - 6pm October thru February: Closed Note: Hours and amenities are subject to change.

Stewart Beach 201 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77550 (409)797-5189 6.08

Named one of the “10 Best Beaches for Families” by Family Vacation Critic in 2013, Stewart Beach is Galveston's premier family beach park. Located where historic Broadway Avenue meets the Seawall, Stewart Beach offers plenty of amenities for a day at the beach as well as regular supervision of highly trained lifeguards. The park is home to a pavilion, concessions, restrooms, showers, chair and umbrella rentals, beach volleyball courts, and more. Alcohol is not permitted at Stewart Beach. Admission: $8 per vehicle $16 per oversized vehicle Amenities: Pavilion Children's Playground Gift Shop Showers Restrooms Concessions Chair & Umbrella Rentals Beach Wheelchairs Available (available with valid driver's license) Lifeguards Alcohol Not Permitted Park Rules: Glass prohibited Pets Permitted on Leashes Clean Up After Your Pets Camping Prohibited 12am-5am Open Fires Prohibited (BBQ pits allowed) Stay Off Dunes Alcohol is Prohibited Tents and Tarps Permitted in Designated Areas Hard Bottom Craft (Surfboards, Kayaks, etc.) Are Permitted in Special Use Area Vehicular Access to Special Use Area with Handicap Placard, Fishing License or Boat Fishing Permitted in Special Use Area with Valid License Launching Boats Permitted in Designated Area on the East End of the Park 4-Wheelers, ATV's, and Dirt Bikes are Prohibited One-Time Entry Per Vehicle with Paid Entry Hours of Operation March 12 - May 29, 2016 & September 5 - October 9, 2016 Weekdays: 9am-5pm Weekends: 9am-6pm Memorial Day to Labor Day: Weekdays: 9am-6pm Weekends: 8am-7pm Note: Hours may be seasonal and subject to change.

Beach Pocket Park 2 11745 San Luis Pass Road, Galveston, TX (409)740-0390 4.93

Pocket Park 2 is located at 11745 San Luis Pass Road on Galveston's West End. The park includes an educational wetlands preserves, beach access points and public parking. Amenities include outdoor rinse-off showers as well as umbrella and chair rentals. Admission $8 per car $16 per bus/RV Park Rules Glass prohibited Pets Permitted on Leashes Clean Up After Your Pets Camping Prohibited 12am-5am Open Fires Prohibited (BBQ pits allowed) Stay Off Dunes Hours of Operation March thru May: Weekdays 9am - 5pm Weekends 9am - 6pm June thru Labor Day: Weekdays 9am - 5pm Weekends 9am - 6pm September: Weekends: 9am - 6pm October thru February: Closed Note: Hours and amenities are subject to change.

Beach Pocket Park 3 San Luis Pass Road, Galveston, TX 15.62
Galveston Island State Park 14901 FM3005, Galveston, TX 77554 (409)737-1222 9.25

The Galveston Island State Park was named one of the top 5 “Best Gulf Coast Beaches” by Travel Channel in 2013. The park offers a quiet oasis on the island's West End where visitors can explore the Gulf of Mexico or Galveston Bay. Families can enjoy kayak tours, beach and surf explorations, bird walks, nature field trips and fishing clinics at no cost. Many activities require advance sign-up. The park also offers beach camping. The park can be reached from Interstate 45 by exiting right onto 61st Street and traveling south on 61st Street to its intersection with Seawall Boulevard, and then right (west) on Seawall (FM 3005) 10 miles to the park entrance.

Dellanera RV Park 10901 Termini-San Luis Pass Rd Galveston, TX 77554 (409)797-5102 3.28

There is nothing like a private piece of the beach! Dellanera RV Park is Galveston's premier beachfront camping site, offering 1,000 feet of sandy beach with 65 full RV hook-ups and day parking. The RV facilities at Dellanera recently went through a major renovation, creating all new campsites to accommodate larger RVs. The sites provide service utilities, water, sewer and electrical service. Each site features its own picnic table and barbeque pit. A children's playground is also included. The beach at Dellanera includes umbrella and chair rentals, a children's playground, picnic sites, and a pavilion with showers, laundry facilities, gift shop and a recreation room. Dellanera also offers free wireless Internet.

Seawall Urban Park Seawall Blvd Galveston, TX (409)797-5000 3.51

The center of Galveston's beach activity takes place along the island's famous Seawall Boulevard. This urban park stretches more than 10 miles offering plenty of beach as well as the nation's longest continuous sidewalk — great for running, biking or people watching. Beaches along the seawall offer easy access to the island's many beachfront restaurants, resorts and tourist attractions, such as the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier amusement park that stands on a pier over the Gulf of Mexico at Seawall and 25th Street. Parking: Parking along the Seawall from 6th to 69th streets and 81st to 103rd streets can be purchased via Pay By Phone for $1 per hour, $8 per day or $25 per annual pass. Paid parking is enforced from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Register your vehicle by visiting www.paybyphone.com or 1-866-234-7275. Park Rules: Glass prohibited Pets Permitted on Leashes Clean Up After Your Pets Camping Prohibited 12am-5am Open Fires Prohibited (BBQ pits allowed) Stay Off Dunes Alcohol Prohibited Designated Boat Launch at West Side of 29th St. Jetty Hard Bottom Craft (Surfboards, Kayaks, etc.) Prohibited between 53rd St. and 61st St. (May 15th-Labor Day) Vehicles, 4-Wheelers, ATV's, and Dirt Bikes are Prohibited

Moody Gardens Hotel
7 Hope Blvd, TX, 77554, USA
Phone: 1-888-388-8484