Just off the coast of Texas
Galveston is an island just off the coast of Texas with 32 miles of beach. It is home to one of the largest collections of Victorian architecture in the US and the fourth largest US cruise port. It sits astride the trans-Gulf bird migration route, hosting hundreds of species each spring and fall.
Our small city of 50,000 locals welcomes over 7.2 million visitors annually who come to relax, eat, drink, bird, fish, surf, tour a museum, see a show, or celebrate an event. We invite you to be one of them.
If you’ve ever seen Sandhill Cranes, you know they are large, elegant birds – standing nearly 4 feet tall, they are hard to miss! If you haven’t, what are you waiting for?