The following lists provide an overview of Galveston, Texas, attractions and destinations close to this property.
Arts & Cultural
The Grand 1894 Opera House
The Grand is one of the few remaining theatres of its era in Texas and offers a year-round performance schedule featuring national and international stars of stage and screen, Broadway productions, comedy, live music and more.
Island ETC is Galveston County's only professional repertory theater company and stages five to six productions a year. The theater is directly across from the hotel.
Points of Interest
The Gulf and Galveston Beaches
The island of Galveston has seven great beach parks for you to explore – and miles of shoreline.
Lone Star Flight Museum
It's home to one of the largest collections of restored aircraft in the nation.
The nearby Pier 21 is home to two museums, three harbor excursions and Pier 21 Theater.
Pier 21 Theater
Get a quick history lesson Galveston by watching one of three documentaries featured. Options include The Great Storm, The Pirate Island of Jean Laffite and Galveston: Gateway of the Gulf.
Pirates! Legends of the Gulf Coast/Haunted Mayfield Manor
The adjoining Pirates and Manor attractions offer year-round fun. Pirates is a pirate-themed family experience that invites you to learn the legends of the last buccaneers, while Mayfield Manor is a year-round haunted house, themed around the fictional Dr. Mayfield.
Named after the Seawolf submarine lost in WWII, Seawolf Park displays a WWI sub, a destroyer escort, and other military items.
Texas Seaport Museum
Share the adventure of the high seas here. It's home to the celebrated 1877 tall ship Elissa.
Post Office and Strand Streets
It's the historic shopping district, offering so many antique shops and one-of-a-kind specialty stores.
The new Tanger Outlets location (opening in Fall 2012) is just a 15-minute drive from Galveston.
Sports & Entertainment
Amateur and Professional Sporting Events
Galveston Island is host to multiple marathons, half marathons and triathlons as well as various obstacle races.
Boating and Fishing
Boat enthusiasts can participate or watch powerboat races and sailing regattas as well as join in on fishing tournaments.
Pier 21 offers three options for visitors who want to explore the harbor – Harbor Tours aboard the Seagull II, BayWatch Dolphin Tours and Jet Boat Thrill Rides.
Moody Gardens Galveston Island
Explore the Rainforest, Discovery, and Aquarium Pyramids or catch a film at the 3-D IMAX Theater. Or play a round of golf.
Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Water Park
Indoor and outdoor pools, daring slides, uphill rivers, family picnic areas, and more.
- Galveston-Port Bolivar Ferry
- Galveston Fishing Pier
- Ghost Tours of Galveston
- NOAA Fisheries Service Galveston Laboratory
- Galveston Island Convention Center