Moody Gardens

Moody Gardens

Moody Garden’s Rocks! Moody Garden’s has a ton of fun. We highly, highly recommend this as a top Galveston fun place. There is a swanky hotel right on the property and there are several hotels within walking distance. The park is open 7 days 10am to 8pm....
Pleasure Pier

Pleasure Pier

Galveston’s Pleasure Pier This is a great place to take children as it features a number of circus-style rides; a little roller coaster, a space needle, a chair flinger, etc. You can get tickets and more info here.All day passes are $27.00. The pier is the home...
Nick’s Kitchen and Beach Bar

Nick’s Kitchen and Beach Bar

Galveston has many fun places but Nick’s is unique. Located at the Seawall and 37th street, Nick’s offers a huge menu. Lots of kid friendly items too. On weekdays they have a terrific happy hour with 1/2 priced appetizers. That starts at 3pm. Out on the...
Karaoke at Sound Bar

Karaoke at Sound Bar

Galveston’s only 7-day a week Karaoke bar!  Sound Bar is known as the “happiest bar” in Galveston and is Galveston’s only 7-day a week karaoke bar. Sound Bar is located in Galveston’s Strand on Mechanic street at 25th and Mechanic....
Moon Rocket | Saturn V

Moon Rocket | Saturn V

Moving to the Moon? NASA launched six missions to land on the moon (Apollos 8 and 10 went into orbit only), Apollo 11,12,14,15, 16 and 17. It was originally planed to also launch Apollos 18, 19 and 20 and these launch vehicles were built. One of these operational...
Dolphin Watching | Bolivar Ferry

Dolphin Watching | Bolivar Ferry

Dolphin Watching In Galveston East of Galveston across the channel leading to the Gulf Of Mexico is Bolivar Peninsula named for Simón Bolívar, a 19th century revolutionary. Bolivia is named after him as well. Free Ferry At the eastern end of Galveston, is the...