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Galveston Travel Guide

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World's Craziest Waterslides

Warning: the latest, craziest waterslides will make you want to twist and shout.

Coolest New Disney Vacations

T+L rounds up the coolest new Disney vacations, including the rides, experiences, and hotels.

Moody Gardens Golf Course Survives Hurricane Ike

Galveston’s linksy new Moody Gardens toughs out Ike

Best New Cruise Ships 2010

A highly selective preview of upcoming cruise ship launches.

Weekender: Galveston, Texas

On the barrier island of Galveston, Texas, everyone still talks about the Great Storm of 1900. In a few hours, what was once the apex...

Carnival Debuts First Shipboard Pub

Somewhere between Venice and Dubrovnik, the brand new 3,690-passenger Carnival Magic ran out of ThirstyFrog Red draught beer. This was significant not only because there...

Best Family Spring-Break Trips

From animal encounters to ziplining, family vacations are redefining fun.

Family Values

1. Tiburon, Calif. Lodge at Tiburon 800/762-7770; thelodgeattiburon. com; ask for the Family Adventure package. WHAT'S INCLUDED A double at the Craftsman-style lodge, eight miles...

Texas With the Top Down

The new Beetle cabriolet—the Love Bug's breezy offspring—makes a splash on the cowboy coast.

Letters | March 2008

I’ve vacationed in Africa several times, yet for some reason Madagascar always seemed like an intimidating destination. But January’s story [Into the Wild] made me...
HOTELS

Tremont House

Near the center of the Strand Historic District, and with an elegant portico entrance and a four-story atrium lobby with palm trees and glass elevators, the European-style hotel has 119 rooms and... more ›


RESTAURANTS

Olympia Grill

Opt for an outdoor table—an ideal spot for kiddos to look out for dolphins—at this Galveston Harbor-front restaurant. Healthy menu options include heaping Greek salads, lentil soup and,... more ›


ACTIVITIES

Star Drug Store

“The oldest drug store in Texas,” where you can sit at the horseshoe counter while sipping an egg cream or cherry fountain soda. more ›


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