Whether you’re staycationing or just day-tripping, Galveston is the ultimate beachfront destination, just a stone’s throw from Houston. Every year, the island welcomes millions of tourists and travelers, many of which come to take in attractions like Moody Gardens, festivals like Dickens on The Strand and Mardi Gras, and of course, the endless stretch of beach. Others pass through on their way to a cruise ship port, with cruise lines like Carnival and Royal Caribbean setting sail from the island year-round.
Undoubtedly, the spring and summer seasons, during which kids are out of school, are the most popular times to visit. Regardless of when you choose to visit Galveston — great seafood, homey cafes, and no-frill cafes await, making the island a prime place for culinary exploration. On your next journey to explore the seawall, the strand, and more, consider this guide on how to eat like a local in Galveston.Read More