You’ll find Galveston just 45 miles from Houston, yet its Victorian mansions, Greek revival buildings and 32-miles of rugged coastline give it a charm of its own. From shrimp festivals and top-notch seafood to a lively pier, it offers a fabulous coastal escape.
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Best explored by foot, start your day walking or jogging along the sea wall looking out on to the Gulf of Mexico. Galveston is a seafood lovers delight year-round, offering some of the most varied seafood on the Gulf of Mexico-there is even a shrimp festival in September to celebrate the fishy fare.