WHILE IN GALVESTON
FOR DEEPWATER OPERATIONS, BE SURE
TO CATCH SOME OF THE ISLAND’S MANY
ATTRACTIONS AND EATERIES!
Museum’s abound, whether you fancy land, sea, or
air - from the art deco Railroad Museum at the foot of
The Strand, to the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig and
Museum on Pier 20, to the Lone Star Flight Museum (next
to Moody Gardens), and the Texas Seaport Museum on
Pier 21 featuring the Tall Ship Elissa round out the Island’s
The Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier has traditional
rides which include a 36-foot diameter, double-decker
carousel and a 100-foot tall Ferris Wheel, and for the more
adventurous, a steel roller coaster with a 100-foot vertical
climb, 200-foot tall swing recognized as the highest ride
in Texas and classic bumper cars for adults and children.
Amusements as well as the restoration of the historical
element of the Pier bring back memories of what the
destination was known for in the late 1940s.
Dining is a Galveston highpoint. The specialty is fresh
cooked, fresh caught Gulf Coast cuisine - available both in
traditional and nouvelle settings - but you’ll fnd restaurants
for every mood and palate, from upscale continental, to hip
fusion, to authentic Tex-Mex, to down-home barbecue.
WWW.GALVESTON.COM for more things to do in Galveston!