With warm breezes and year-round temperate seas, group travelers to Galveston Island can choose to bask in the sun on the 32 miles of beaches, enjoy the rich history, and explore a variety of attractions.
Your group will have the opportunity to visit a real oil drilling rig up close at the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum. This revolutionary working 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. Back on land, 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. Furthermore, 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 summer fun is to slide into Schlitterbahn Galveston Waterpark. The park offers dozens of attractions featuring enclosed tube slides, the Torrent Tidal Wave River, speed rides, water playgrounds, and tropical beaches. Galveston’s famed Moody Gardens is another great attraction for visitors. It features an aquarium pyramid, a 3D IMAX theater, a tropical rainforest pyramid, a 4D special FX theater, and an IMAX Ridefilm not to mention exotic animals and waterpark attractions!
Whether by land or sea, Galveston offers plenty of attractions and tours for every group. So enjoy your time in Galveston and learn about this historic and very popular travel destination!