Guided tour

From Houston: Day Trip to Galveston City Highlights

Activity provider: Fun Dallas Tours

From Houston: Day Trip to Galveston City Highlights

Activity provider: Fun Dallas Tours

From US$ 70 per person

Enjoy the city highlights of the coastal city of Galveston on this day trip from Houston. Immerse yourself in the history of this city as you go downtown, to Broadway street, and to Galveston Port.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 11 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Feel the excitement of uncovering the history and legends of Galveston
  • Admire Victorian architecture at the Moody Mansion and the 1859 Ashton Villa
  • Travel to the waterfront view the historic Galveston seawall and port
  • Hear about the history of the notorious pirate of the Gulf, Jean Lafitte
  • Marvel at the old-fashioned shops, galleries and boutiques in the downtown area
Full description

Explore the sights in Galveston on this day trip from Houston. Hear about the history of this facinating city and stop at sights like Bryan museum, 1859 Ashton Villa, the Moody Mansion, and the Galveston Seawall.

Meet your guide and sit back and relax on the scenic drive from Huston to Galveston where you can enjoy the historic architecture and chic boutiques. Listen to anecdotes, legends, and ghost stories on the trip. Have your questions answered by your guide.

Stop at the Galveston Seawall which was built to protect the city after the hurricane of 1900. Continue to the historic Galveston Orphans Home that converted into the Bryan Museum which houses Texan art and historical collections.

View the Victorian houses on Broadway street. Stop for pictures at the Victorian-style Moody Mansion, the 1859 Ashton Villa, the 1892 Bishop’s Palace, and the Lucas Terrace apartments.

See where the cruise ships come in at Galveston Port. Learn about the famed pirate Jean Lafitte. Take in the vibe in the historic downtown district before heading back to Houston.

Includes
  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Meeting point

Meet in front of Toyota Center.

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