City Name: Galveston
Direction from City Center to Hotel: South
Distance from Hotel: 1.5 MI/ 2.41 KM
Closest Convention Center: Galveston Island Convention Center
Convenience Store: On-Site
Outdoor Tennis: 0.4 MI/ 0.64 KM East
The Downtown Historical District, you’ll enjoy a variety of shops in beautiful historic buildings, many of which survived the 1900 Storm, regarded as the worst natural disaster in the U.S. Have a meal at many great restaurants, stroll through several of the island’s museums. Tour the famous tall ship Elissa, a three-masted sailing ship built in 1877, it’s spectacular.
Entertainment for all ages is the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier- offering 16 amusement rides, restaurants and games all of this built on a pier over the ocean. Want to get wet? Take the family for a wild adventure at Schlitterbahn Waterpark, featuring thrilling speed slides, endless rivers, uphill water coasters, wave pools and more.
Don't Go Home Without
You can’t go home without a little sand between your toes. Stroll along the miles of beaches or take a relaxing walk along the Seawall Boulevard. Lunch, dinner or drinks at The SPOT is a must. You will not find a better place to people watch and listen to the sounds of island life. The Spot’s beautiful beachfront balcony views and excellent food and drinks is the perfect place to visit.
Save yourself some time and money by start your cruise vacation at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Galveston Beach. Just minutes of the cruise terminals for the Royal Caribbean and Carnival Cruise lines, guest staying prior to their cruise departure can take advantage of discounted cruise parking.