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Welcome to Galveston

Galveston, Texas is a historic island city located on the Gulf Coast. Known for its beautiful beaches, Victorian architecture, and rich cultural heritage, Galveston is a popular vacation destination for visitors from around the world.

The city has a long and fascinating history, including being one of the wealthiest cities in Texas during the 19th century, a major port for immigration, and surviving the devastating Hurricane of 1900. Visitors can explore the city's rich history at the many museums and historic sites, such as the Galveston Island Railroad Museum and the Bishop's Palace.

The island is also home to a thriving arts and culture scene, with numerous galleries, theaters, and festivals throughout the year. For outdoor enthusiasts, Galveston offers a variety of recreational activities, including fishing, boating, and water sports. With its unique blend of history, culture, and natural beauty, Galveston is a must-see destination for anyone visiting the Gulf Coast region.

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Local's Corner: Galveston, TX Best Kept Secrets

Hi everyone! It’s time for another edition of The Local’s Corner.

Most Discovery Map franchise owners live and work in their map territories. The ones that do not spend significant time in those territories (think vacation home, seasonal visits). As a result, they’re experts in all things local.

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Galveston Annual Events

Spring is a wonderful time to visit Galveston. The city is abuzz with activity, and there are many exciting events taking place. Whether you're looking for outdoor adventures or cultural experiences, there is something for everyone.

One of the most anticipated events in Galveston during spring is the Galveston Island Food & Wine Festival. This festival brings together some of the best chefs and wineries in the area, and attendees can sample delicious food and drinks while enjoying live music and entertainment. With over 100 varieties of wine to try, this is an event that food and wine lovers won't want to miss.

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*EVENT* 2023 Tall Ships® Galveston

Tall Ships Galveston returns April 13th - 16th, 2023. During the festival, a fleet of majestic tall ships from different eras and countries are on display for visitors to explore and learn about their rich history and significance. There are also sailing opportunities available for those who wish to experience the thrill of being on board one of these stunning vessels.

Apart from the tall ships, the festival features a wide range of activities for all ages. There are live music performances, food and drink vendors, arts and crafts exhibitions, historical reenactments, and interactive demonstrations of traditional maritime skills, such as knot-tying, shipbuilding, and navigation.

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*EVENT* Galveston Steampunk Festival

This festival is happening April 1st & 2nd, 2023. Galveston Steampunk celebrates the aesthetic and culture of the steampunk genre, which is a subculture that combines elements of science fiction, fantasy, and Victorian-era fashion and technology.

Head to the Galveston Railroad Museum and take a step back in time through machines, performances, music, costumes, lectures, and more.

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8 Best Beach Hotels in Galveston

When you’re heading to the Gulf Coast, why not see the waves from your hotel room? If you want to wake up and hit the beach, these eight beachfront hotels are for you!

Why walk to the hotel bar when you can swim to it? The swim-up bar is only one of many luxuries you’ll find at the Hilton location. Conveniently located to some of the finest dining in Galveston, you’ll never need to walk far for the best of anything the Gulf Coast has to offer!

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