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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.

Best For:  Tots (0-2)   Kids (3-6)   Kids (7-9)   Tweens (10-12)   Teens (13+)  

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Blue Bell Creameries     Children's Museum of Houston     Downtown Aquarium     

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Swatwife - Jun 24th, 2013

Galveston is so much fun for the family...I went there for my honeymoon...rode on a bike ride at night...ate by the ocean...My children grew up playing on the sand, making sandcastles, seeing contests, body surfing...playing volleyball as they got older...then strolling on the strand shopping and enjoying fun places from the vintage ice cream parlors and ... read more
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