Spend a day in Galveston Browsing on THE STRAND. There are blocks and blocks of intriguing shops and gourmet restaurants.
See the Stately BISHOP’S PALACE on Broadway.
THE RAILROAD MUSEUM is a whimsical delight.
On the ship channel near the elegant Harbor House Hotel is the old sailing ship “ELISSA”.
Visit the MOODY GARDENS:
One Hope Blvd
Galveston, TX 77554
Toll Free: (800)582-4673
Day Passes, Individual Tickets, Individual and Family, Yearly Memberships available. Call for pricing and hours of operation.
Discover a ten story RAINFOREST PYRAMID with over 2,000 species of exotic plants, animals and butterflies from Asia, Africa and America.
At the IMAX, (on the Moody grounds), see images in 3-D that leap off the screen to the awesome sensation of IMAX digital sound.
In the same rotunda, enjoy gourmet meals with spectacular nightly dancing water fountain displays at the GARDEN RESTAURANT.
The MUSEUM GIFT SHOP has nature-inspired gifts from around the world. There are acres of gardens and jogging trails to explore.
Daily cruises aboard the luxurious COLONEL PADDLEWHEEL BOAT leaves from the dock there.
The children will especially enjoy PALM BEACH AT MOODY GARDENS, with a massive freshwater swimming pool with sandy beach surrounding it. Most of it is shallow water. There are lawn chairs, umbrellas and a concession stand.