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Moody Gardens’ Travel Guide

Spend a Day on the Water in Galveston, Texas

There’s something soothing about spending a day out on the water. Whether you’re swimming, boating, or taking a romantic walk on the beach to the sounds of cresting waves, Galveston, Texas, harbors some marvelous marine activities. There’s no better way to spend the day than on the water when you stay at the Moody Gardens Hotel. Sate Your Need for Adrenaline If you’re in need of thrill-seeking things to do in Galveston, consider hitting the waves on a jet ski. Go solo or book a jet ski tour and see everything the Gulf Coast has to offer. Or, perhaps flyboarding [...]

A Galveston Getaway That’s Here When You’re Ready

There’s a lot of uncertainty in the world right now. It may feel like your entire life has been uprooted, and no one knows what will happen or when things will return to normal. However, when all this is over, you’ll be long overdue for a much-deserved vacation. If there’s one certainty right now, it’s that Moody Gardens Hotel will be here for you when you’re ready for your Galveston getaway.   For Now, Think of Your Happy Place Close your eyes and imagine your happy place. What do you see? Is your happy place filled with warm, sunny days, gorgeous [...]

Travel Flexibility Update

Dear Guest, In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), we are adjusting our policies to allow for more flexibility during this situation. Existing reservations for upcoming travel between now and April 30, 2020:  Reservations for arrivals between now and April 30, 2020, can be changed or canceled at no charge up to 24 hours before arrival. New reservations for any future travel:  Reservations made between now and April 30, 2020 – for any future arrival date – can be changed or canceled at no charge up to 24 hours before arrival. Due to a high call volume, please email us at [...]

March 18th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

10 Reasons to Visit Moody Gardens This Autumn

Galveston, Texas, is one of the most underrated beach getaway spots in the United States. A stay at Moody Gardens Hotel is the perfect arrangement for anyone looking to get away this autumn, and with our gorgeous rooms, on-site amenities, and coastal views, there’s no better place to spend a weekend. But if you’re still not sold on the idea, here are the top 10 reasons Moody Gardens is one of the best weekend getaways in Texas, and why you should plan your visit this autumn. 1. Stunning Guest Rooms Each room at Moody Gardens Hotel is created with you [...]

The Best Seafood in Galveston: Shearn’s

The Texas coast is full of attractions not to be missed, and when you stay at Moody Gardens Hotel, you’ll be met with just that. From stunning guest rooms to access to our aquarium, a living rainforest, and a museum, Moody Gardens has just about everything you need for a perfect coastal vacation. With plenty to do and see in the Galveston area both in and around your hotel, you can rest assured knowing that this vacation is about to be one of your favorites yet. It can’t be a coastal vacation without indulging in a little local seafood, though, [...]

How to Stay Active on Vacation

Galveston, Texas, is the vacation destination you’ve yet to discover. Located right on the beach, a vacation to Galveston is one of the best you’ll take yet. A stay at Moody Gardens Hotel is sure to be the relaxing resort you’ve been looking for when it comes to booking your Galveston vacation. With their luxury rooms, seaside views, and incredible dining, you’re sure to have the best time vacationing at Moody Gardens. But a Galveston vacation doesn’t have to just be a relaxing time hanging out by the pool and eating exquisite meals. When it comes to staying active and healthy [...]

A Golf Getaway to Moody Gardens

Texas is the ideal place for a golf getaway, and when you stay at Moody Gardens Hotel Spa, you’ll have so much more than just an amazing golf course to play on. Moody Gardens is the perfect spot for your Galveston golf getaway. With rooms featuring panoramic views, each accommodation is made to perfectly fit what you need to enjoy your time away from home. These rooms are themed to fit the water so that you can enjoy both the Gulf and the golf during your stay at Moody Gardens. Moody Gardens Hotel Spa truly is the perfect Galveston Golf [...]

Galveston Fishing: Up Close and Personal

When vacationing on the southern coast, you’d be crazy not to try your hand at fishing. There are several different terrains to explore, ranging from lagoons to wetlands and tidal basins to back bays. Each area boasts its own assortment of picturesque creatures, but Galveston Bay, in particular, is home to over 150 species of fish. Some days you’ll see a Saw Fish and other days you’ll luck out and see a Spotted Eagle Ray. However, if viewing these creatures is a topic of interest, consider planning a trip to the Galveston Aquarium at our Moody Gardens Hotel. The Aquarium [...]

Things to Do in Galveston During Spring Break

If you’re looking for a new spring break destination this year, Galveston, Texas, is the place for you. There are endless family-appropriate Galveston attractions for you to explore, both in and out of the water. With March quickly approaching, it’s time to plan your Galveston spring break today! Our team here at Moody Gardens Hotel put together a list of essential things to do in Galveston.  Galveston Water Adventures Do you have the need for speed? Galveston Water Adventures offers one of the top jet boat rides in town. Your entire family will travel at an accelerated speed, thrilling 360-degree [...]

Under the Sea: An Epic Galveston Spring Break

Calling all families! If you’re scratching for new and exciting ways to celebrate spring break, Under the Sea is the perfect solution for you! Our Galveston spring break celebration attracts guests of all ages. Visitors and locals alike travel to Moody Gardens Hotel to enjoy Under the Sea’s wide variety of entertainment and Galveston, TX, upcoming events. After all, the best things to do for spring break in Texas are always located at Moody Gardens Hotel.  Galveston Spring Break with Kids Every year, our team works tirelessly to ensure our guests have an unforgettable Galveston spring break. No matter what [...]

 Top Destination for Vow Renewal in Texas

Knowing what to say on Valentine’s Day can be a challenging feat, which is why sometimes the most romantic gestures are surprises. For this year’s season of love, travel with your other half to a destination for a vow renewal. If the thought of planning another wedding making you cringe: relax. Our team here at Moody Gardens Hotel is here to ensure your Galveston wedding renewal is nothing short of perfect.  Why Travel to a Destination for your Vow Renewal? Seasoned professionals believe that vow renewals are often more unique than their first wedding because renewals are more relaxed and [...]

The Key to an Unforgettable Galveston New Year’s Eve

Galveston, Texas, is one of the best places to go on New Year’s Eve. Whether you’re planning to ring in the new year with your family, friends, or significant other, come to Moody Gardens Hotel for the number one Galveston New Year’s Eve party. Our lively, family-friendly resort offers some of the best bars in Galveston, TX, and you do not want to miss out!  Moody Gardens Hotel’s New Year’s Eve Packages Moody Gardens offers a variety of activities for our guests to enjoy. But to have the best family Galveston New Year’s Eve possible, consider reserving one of our [...]

Best Vacation for Children During the Holidays

The holiday season is right around the corner and there’s no better way to celebrate than taking a family vacation. When looking for fun places to go for a family vacation, you’ll find that Galveston, Texas, is your best bet! Moody Gardens Hotel is known to be the largest holiday destination in the Southwest. There are more holiday attractions, activities, festive fun, dining, and hotel packages than you could ever believe! We’re confident that by the time you’ve finished this blog, you’ll be convinced that Moody Gardens is the best vacation for children!  Ice Land: Christmas Around the World Ice [...]