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Galveston Island

2501 Seawall Blvd.,, Galveston Island, TX
Further afield is Galveston Island, where Houstonians go to cool off. Wide expanses of beach and warm Gulf waters provide for a perfect day-trip. Visit the island's Historic Downtown Strand, located near the island's cruise port, where there are plenty of ships, museums and restaurants to fill any time off the sand. The island is also home to the Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark with 26-acres of water slides, tube rides, splash zones and wave pools. The Waterpark is has an indoor section that opens in March, and the full park is open April through September.

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nkidd - Aug 5th, 2014

We went to Kemah Boardwalk in Kemah, Texas. It was a lot of fun but HOT HOT HOT in the middle of the day, 4th of July weekend. The traffic straight down 146 was horrendous, but we found another way around. My teenager loved the roller coaster, but my 10-yr-old stuck to the train and easier rides. Pricey to eat and drink, so bring your own water. But the ... read more
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