Located on the coastline of Texas, Galveston is just 50 miles south of Houston. While on your Galveston vacation, enjoy the 32 miles of beaches, relaxed atmosphere, leisure activities, restaurants, and a vibrant historic downtown that offers shopping, arts, and entertainment. Southwest Airlines Vacations also offers pre/post cruise vacations packages if you are planning to spend a few days on the sea. With Southwest Airlines Vacations’ convenient flight, hotel, and car rental vacation packages, planning a trip to Galveston is a breeze. Plus, save up to $120 roundtrip per person because Bags Fly FREE!+
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GALVESTON ACTIVITIES, ATTRACTIONS, & TOURS
Attractions and Museums in Galveston: While on your Galveston vacation visit Moody Gardens, home to one of the world’s largest aquariums, a 10-story rainforest, three glass pyramids, an educational discovery museum, and lush gardens. Galveston has several museums ranging from the art deco Railroad Museum to the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum, Lone Star Flight Museum, and Texas Seaport Museum. Another highlight of the city is The Grand 1894 Opera House. Offering year-round performing arts, The Grand is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and features Broadway musicals, dance, music, and comedy shows.
Shopping in Galveston: From the shops in the Historic Downtown Strand district to those on Seawall Boulevard, shoppers have plenty of options while in Galveston. Postoffice Street in the Downtown Strand district features gallery row where sculptures, photography, and fine arts can be found. This street is also home to a wide range of merchandise, making it a great stop for those looking to pick up an antique or a souvenir while on vacation.
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+First and second checked bags. Weight and size limits apply. A golf bag can be substituted for one checked bag. Checked baggage fee comparison is based on Southwest = 1st and 2nd bag FREE vs. “The Other Guys” = 1st bag $25/one-way; 2nd bag $35/one-way; or 2 bags $60/one-way and $120/roundtrip. Source: farecompare.com.