With warm breezes and year-round temperate seas, group travelers to Galveston Island can choose to bask in the sun on the Island’s 32 miles of beaches, enjoy the rich history, and explore a variety of attractions. Galveston’s attractions range from historic and intriguing to modern and adventurous.
Your group can visit a real drilling rig up close at the OCEAN STAR Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum. This museum gives you an inside look at a retired jack-up rig with exhibits, interactive displays, and videos explaining how oil and gas are claimed from under the sea. The Lone Star Flight Museum houses a fine collection of restored aircraft and offers rides on historic war planes including the B-17, B-25 and PT-17 Stearman, this is an experience not to miss. Antique lovers, art aficionados and shoppers of all kinds will discover beautiful and interesting objects on display in many new boutiques and stores to the Historic Downtown Strand Seaport District.
The coolest way to have fun is to slide into Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark. The park offers dozens of attractions featuring enclosed tube slides, the Torrent Tidal Wave River, speed slides, water playgrounds and tropical beaches. Galveston’s famed Moody Gardens is another great attraction for visitors. It features an aquarium pyramid, discovery pyramid, a 3-D IMAX theater, a tropical rainforest pyramid, a 4D special FX theater and an IMAX Ridefilm.
Whether by land or sea, Galveston offers plenty of attractions and tours for every group traveler to enjoy and learn about this historic and very popular travel destination.