Top Rated Tourist Places to See in Galveston

Pleasure Pier

The Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier is 1,130 feet (340m) high and overlooks the Gulf of Mexico waters. It was opened on May 25, 2012 [6]

The Strand Historic District

d Historic District, also known as the Strand in Galveston, is a National Historic Landmark District that consists mainly of Victorian-era structures. Many of these buildings survived the Great Storm of 2000. It is now home to many restaurants, cafes and galleries. 

Moody Gardens and Aquarium Pyramid

Moody Gardens has many activities for all ages. You can spend the whole day here, or just one attraction and take your time. The three glass pyramids are the most prominent features. 

Schlitterbahn waterpark

Schlitterbahn, an American brand of waterparks and resorts that are owned by Cedar Fair. It was previously a company family-owned-and-operated by the Henry family that was based in New Braunfels, Texas.  

Bryan Museum

This museum is housed in an impressive historic building that was once the Galveston Orphans Home. It houses a wide range of art and artifacts from America’s West. The collection spans more than 12,000 year.  

Galveston Railroad Museum

The Galveston Railroad Museum is a fun attraction that appeals to both young and old. It has six permanent exhibits which showcase a large collection steam and diesel engines, passenger, freight, and cabooses as well as related artifacts.