Galveston Travel Guide

Articles about Galveston

By Megan Soll

Leave your bathing suit behind, and embrace the pleasures of winter at the beach.

By Katrina Brown Hunt

A hotel on the sand is bliss—and even more so when it’s a steal.

By Travel + Leisure Staff
By Briana Fasone
By Suzanne Rowan Kelleher

Hotels in Galveston

All 42 rooms at this marina-front property have new beds, furnishings, and a fresh coat of paint. In-room fridges and microwaves are great family amenities, as are complimentary WiFi and the continental breakfast. Guests are also within walking distance of local restaurants and shops.

Restaurants in Galveston

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, for your little picky eaters, grilled cheese pitas.

Things to do in Galveston

Of the area’s 32 miles of beach, this is one of the best for families thanks to picnic tables, lifeguards, public restrooms, volleyball tournaments, and sandcastle building competitions.