Five things to do and see on Galveston Island
(besides the beach)

Moody Gardens

Enjoy the Rainforest and the Aquarium Pyramids, view movies in 3D and 4D, with giant-screen
4K laser projection system and state-of-the art sound. Take a day cruise around
Offatts Bayou on the Colonel Paddlewheel Boat or enjoy an evening dinner
cruise. In addition, visitors will find seasonal attractions such as Palm
Beach, a ropes course and zip line, and a yearly Christmas light festival.

Galveston Island
Historic Pleasure Pier

Stroll down the Pleasure Pier, fly over the crowds and water on the amusement rides, play
classic midway games, shop for the perfect souvenir, and conquer your cravings
at Bubba Gump Shrimp Company or one of the other eateries.

Schlitterbahn Waterpark
Designed to thrill all ages, Schlitterbahn offers some of the most exciting water rides,
slides, coasters, and wave rivers in Texas. From thrill-seeking teens to small
children, there’s something for everyone at Schlitterbahn.

Moody Mansion
Come tour the 28,000 square-foot home of W.L. Moody, restored to its
1895 splendor, where members of the Moody family lived until 1986. Self-guided
and guided tours are available.

Galveston Naval Museum
Immerse yourself in Naval History while exploring the WWII vessels at Galveston
Naval Museum. The museum is home to a Gato Class Submarine, the Cavalla, and the only
remaining Edsal Class Destroyer Escort, the USS Stewart.


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