Whether you’re staycationing or just day-tripping, Galveston is the ultimate stone’s throw destination from Houston.
Every year, the island welcomes millions of tourists and travelers, some of which stick around to take in attractions like Moody Gardens, Schlitterbahn, and of course, the beach. Others are headed to the cruise ship port, en route to their dream vacations, while many call the island, billed “the free state of Galveston,” home.
Summer and spring are popular times to visit, but as the temperatures dip and sweater weather hits, patios start filling up, and crisp fall and winter nights get more memorable in this quaint beach city. Regardless of timing — great seafood, homey cafes, and no-frills food joints abound, making the island a prime place for culinary exploration. Here’s a guide to some of the best dining on the island, including places enjoyed by Galveston’s residents.Read More