Welcome to GalvestonResidency Program

galvestonGalveston is a small historic island that exhibits all the appeal of a small town, but is just a 50 minute drive away from the fourth largest city in the U.S. As a popular tourist town, there is always something to do including: walking along the relaxing beaches, shopping at the Strand, fishing or boating along with shore, playing golf at Moody Gardens, riding rides at Pleasure Pier, or beer-tasting at Galveston Island Brewery. You’ll also find plenty of night life including events at the beautiful Galveston Opera House and live music performances along the Strand. Annual festivals include: Mardi Gras (second only to New Orleans), Dickens on the Strand, Galveston Food and Wine Festival, Wild Texas Shrimp Festival, and Island Oktoberfest. In short, Galveston has exciting events occurring year-round. mardi grasYou’ll find hole-in-the-wall restaurants, beautiful Victorian homes, and the laid-back, tranquil environment of the island. We welcome you to visit this exciting, charming town.

Galveston Island Attractions
  • Moody Gardens
  • Pleasure Pier
  • The Strand
  • Seawall
  • Schlitterbahn Water Park
  • Pier 21
  • Historical Attractions: Bishop’s Palace, Moody Mansion, The Grand 1984 Opera House, Lone Star Flight Museum, Galveston Railroad Museum,carnival Texas Seaport Museum
  • Galveston Island Brewery
  • Bolivar Ferry
  • Galveston Texas State Park
Nearby Attractions
  • NASA / Johnson Space Center
  • Kemah Boardwalk
  • Baybrook Mall
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  • Visit Galveston.com for more information - you'll find more useful information about life on this beautiful island!