Tag Archives: Galveston

9 Haunted Halloween Road Trip Destinations

Every town has a ghost story or two, but some places seem to attract more ghostly activity than others. The following four destinations are perfect choices for a spooky Halloween road trip this month. Salem, Massachusetts There is nowhere in … Continue reading

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RV Around Texas

With 267,000 square miles of amazing opportunities and unforgettable destinations, an RV visit to Texas is always exciting. Our Texas RV Travel Bucket List continues. San Antonio River Walk The famed San Antonio River Walk is 2½ miles of beautifully … Continue reading

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Cool, Crisp Camping Weather Major Texas State Parks Draw

With summer vacations a distant memory, cooler temperatures on the horizon, and foliage morphing into dazzling shades of crimson and gold, autumn promises optimum camping conditions in a Texas State Park near you. Whether you’re a novice to the outdoors … Continue reading

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50 American Gems

You might have seen it on a shelf and thought, “I should pick that up.” It’s the national bestseller, “1,000 Places to See Before You Die.” Sometimes the best adventures are those in your own backyard. Here, in alphabetical order, … Continue reading

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I Dream of Galveston: The Strand & Texas Seaport Museum

Today we conclude the series on our favorite Galveston attractions. Strand Historic District Galveston’s Strand was the city’s primary commercial area during the second half of the 19th century, when its star was bright and full of great promise. A … Continue reading

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I Dream of Galveston: Seawolf Park

Seawolf Park, a popular fishing spot, features a three-story pavilion, the USS Cavalla, the USS Stewart, a fishing pier, and a children’s playground. The park was built on an immigration station site. USS Cavalla The USS Cavalla is berthed in … Continue reading

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I Dream of Galveston: Pier 21 Theater, Seawall & More

Following are more of our favorite Galveston attractions. Pier 21 Theater The Pier 21 Theater features two theatrical presentations about Galveston’s historic past: The Great Storm and The Pirate Island of Jean Lafitte. The Great Storm is a 27-minute, powerful, … Continue reading

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I Dream of Galveston: Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig Museum

Three floors of models and interactive displays illustrate the story of offshore oil and gas from seismic technology to exploration and production. Scale models of production platforms, actual drill bits, and remotely-operated vehicles as well as videos and exhibits explain … Continue reading

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I Dream of Galveston: The Moody Heritage

Following are more of our favorite Galveston attractions… Moody Gardens Surprises abound at Moody Gardens, a 242-acre wonderland just off Interstate 45 northeast of Offats Bayou. Lush gardens surround the 242 acre complex, which features three shimmering glass pyramids rising from the … Continue reading

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I Dream of Galveston: Opera House, Flight Museum & more

Following are more of our favorite Galveston attractions… The Grand 1894 Opera House One of the few remaining theaters of its era in Texas, The Grand, is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. As further recognition of its … Continue reading

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