Just miles away from Houston, is a rare jewel
along the Gulf Coast. From one end of the island many adventures
lie in wait. On the South side jetty's you have some good
On the north end of the island shopping and a
ferry ride to Port Bolivar Peninsula awaits explorers.
Galveston Island and surrounding waters offers
wonderful fishing opportunities.
Driving along Sea Wall Boulevard is a scenic
treat as you watch the public beaches as people swim, surf,
walk, collect shells, and enjoy the sun.
The Strand is the main shopping highlight of
Galveston. Old buildings host new stores with a great variety of
wares to sell. The Old Peanut Butter Factory holds many antiques
and unique items. Next to the Peanut Butter Factory is an
awesome little shop that sells Fiesta Wares, for all those who
collect or would like to begin to collect their dishes. Further
down the strand is Colonel Bubbie's. This shop sells various
military used items as well as new items. A collection of nice
swords is also in this store. Walking down the Strand you will
find an area where one can play chess with large chess pieces on
a human sized board. Challenge! One could even play with several
friends as the pieces! The Chocolate Factory is always crowded
as those with a sweet tooth find plenty of unusual but excellent
With so much to do on Galveston Island, why
don't you come in for a couple of days and enjoy!
After a Tropical Storm