Located on the coast of the Bay of Texas, Galveston offers an ideal coastal holiday in the Lone Star State. The town of Galveston is located on Galveston Island, on the southern edge of Texas. At one time, the town was among the largest ports in the United States. Today, this deep heritage lives on in the town’s culture, activities and districts that provide fun for the whole family during your holiday in your comfortable Galveston holiday accommodation.
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Best holiday homes with a patio or terrace
Want to admire Galveston's vistas from the comfort of a holiday apartment, or enjoy private outside space while staying in a Galveston holiday home? Take a look at our top lettings with balconies and patios in Galveston and find the perfect accommodation for your stay.
Holiday lettings and apartments with air conditioning
Good weather while on holiday is always great - and it's a plus to be able to control the temperature in your accommodation too. Find holiday homes and apartments in Galveston with air conditioning and cooling systems to ensure maximum comfort during your stay.
Popular holiday rental amenities in Galveston
Finding an accommodation offer that boasts a pool shouldn't be too difficult in Galveston. More than half of the accommodation options here have one. Condo with pools in Galveston are a fantastic option for groups of 6 and have an average cost of £295 per night. You could also rent a holiday letting providing a pool near the water, which is the case for many of the lettings on offer there.
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Price and Availability Index for Galveston
Holiday Letting Price Information in Galveston
In this graph, you can see information on the average prices of holiday rentals in Galveston. £421 is the highest average price over the upcoming year. Opt for a getaway in October (26/10 – 02/11) for optimal savings when heading to Galveston.
Rental availability information in Galveston
This graph shows the holiday letting availability rate for the upcoming year. It is in October that you will find the week with the fewest available holiday lettings (26/10 – 02/11). People tend to travel to Galveston least during a week in December (30/12 – 06/01) when only 16% of the rentals are booked.
The Weather in Galveston
Above is a weather diagram for Galveston. In August, maximum temperatures climb above 31°. January is the coldest month, with the average minimum temperature falling to 9°. Bring your umbrella in January, the rainiest month of the year!
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Travel through time in Galveston’s historical districts
Galveston has a fascinating history that has been well preserved throughout the years, one that is well worth exploring during your stay in the area. The town is home to six historical districts and has more than 60 buildings listed in the National Register of Historic Places, making it one of the most historically important locations of nineteenth century history in the United States.
One of the most popular of these historical districts is the Silk Stocking National Historic District located conveniently in Galveston between Broadway and Seawall Boulevard. The area is enjoyable to explore on foot and contains a large collection of homes built between the American Civil War period and World War II.
The Strand Historic District is a downtown area located within easy distance from your Galveston holiday accommodation. The area contains Victorian era homes that have been converted into restaurants, antique shops and cafés. This district is popular as an entertainment and shopping hub in Galveston.
One such Victorian house that is not to be missed during your stay at your Galveston holiday accommodation is the ornate Bishop’s Palace. Located in the East End Historic District, the mansion withstood the great Galveston hurricane of 1900 and welcomed survivors of the town within its walls during the aftermath. The home is available to tour daily.
Experience Galveston’s artistic and cultural scene
Galveston is a hot spot for art and culture in the southern United States. Galveston Arts Centre offers a rotating exhibition of contemporary art with a particular focus on Texan artists.
The centre is also the organizer of the famous Galveston ArtWalk, which takes place every sixth Saturday. The walk promotes the town’s visual art community through guided walks in the town’s historical districts, highlighting artwork in existing commercial galleries and cafés along the way. It is a unique way for visitors in Galveston to experience the heart of this vibrant community.
Another popular cultural destination to visit during your stay in your Galveston holiday home is the Bryan Museum. The museum is home to an extensive collection of historical artefacts from the island and from across Texas.
Family holidays in Galveston
Renting your own Galveston holiday accommodation is the ideal way to get the most out of your holiday with your kids. Having a spacious home to come back to after a long day of sightseeing and enjoying the sunshine makes relaxation even easier.
Among Galveston’s most popular destinations for young people is Moody Gardens, an educational wildlife destination that teaches all members of the family about the importance of conservation. The park contains the famous Wildlife Pyramid, an amusement park and zip line.
Galveston is known for its beautiful beaches where families can enjoy swimming, boat rides, fishing and relaxing on the warm sand. Some popular beaches in Galveston are Stewart Beach and East Beach, or are located in nearby Galveston Island State Park.
A visit to the Seawall is a great option for biking, blading and enjoying an ice cream with a view of the Gulf of Mexico. For an enjoyable ride, take the ferry between Galveston and Port Bolivar for the chance to see dolphins swimming alongside the ship and beautiful sunset and sunrise views. As a bonus, the voyage is free of charge!
Popular attractions in Galveston
The Strand is Galveston's historic heart; location of the Mardi Gras celebrations and where you'll find Victorian buildings containing restaurants, bars and curio shops.
Galveston's 61st Street Fishing Pier
The 61st Street Fishing Pier isn't only about fishing although you can find tackle shops there, it's also a great place to take in the ocean views with a drink and a snack.
Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark
Family water fun is guaranteed at Schlitterbahn Galveston Waterpark where you'll find rides, slides and tubes suitable for children and adults of all ages.
There are lots to see and do at the Moody Gardens theme park including aquariums, water park with slides and lazy river, high ropes course, 3D theatre and indoor rainforest.
The Victorian mansion of Bishop's Palace opened to the public in 1963, and visitors can now enjoy the stained glass windows, intricate interior design and luxury furnishings including a solid silver fireplace.
Information about holiday rentals in Galveston
|🏡 Holiday homes available||7,218 properties|
|💳 Discounts available||up to 64%|
|🌙 Nightly prices from||£67|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Pool, TV and Internet|
|🐾 Pet friendly rentals||1,503 properties|
|🏊 Holiday rentals with pools||3,806 properties|
Frequently Asked Questions
How many holiday lets are available to book in Galveston?
December is the time of year with the highest amount of House rentals and Apartment rental available in Galveston, so you'll find plenty of great holiday deals during this month.
What is the most popular holiday rental amenity in Galveston?
The top three amenities our customers choose for holiday homes in Galveston are Pool, TV and Internet.
How many holiday lettings in Galveston have a pool?
Holiday rentals with pools are 53 of all offers in Galveston.
What's the best time of year to travel to Galveston?
July and August are the warmest months in Galveston, while March and April are most arid months.
Can you get deals on holiday lettings in Galveston?
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