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Ghost Tour

Ghost Tour - Galveston, United States

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Location: Galveston, United States

From USD
$20.00

The stories that you’ll hear as we venture on our 1½ hour walking Ghost Tour, past the gilded mansions and palaces are only whispered about on Galveston. People here are too afraid to open a dialog with the dead… afraid to unlock the gates of hell ... More info ›

The stories that you’ll hear as we venture on our 1½ hour walking Ghost Tour, past the gilded mansions and palaces are only whispered about on Galveston. People here are too afraid to open a dialog with the dead… afraid to unlock the gates of hell. We’ll unravel the horrible, scary secrets that lurk inside the ghost sanctuaries… secrets kept for the past 150 years! We have researched stacks of photographs and letters from those who won’t stay dead! We dive warily into the haunted past and uncover the reasons why this unstoppable paranormal force still grips the island. Bring your garlic, crosses and silver bullets as we descend into the ghost hunt darkness. This Ghost tour is for believers and nonbelievers alike. You’ll turn from skeptic to ghost hunter and learn about Galveston’s unparalleled and fascinating paranormal history along way. This tour is appropriate for all ages. But beware, you may have to run fast…
very fast to escape the clutches of the ghosts.

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Stop At: Ashton Villa, Galveston, Galveston Island, Texas

Ashton Villa
The extremely wealthy eccentric Betty Brown’s spirit is forever roaming the elegant halls of Ashton Villa. Many have seen Betty wearing a turquoise dress and carrying a fan during lavish event held at the mansion. Even death can’t keep Betty from being the life of the party…and scare the guests half to death.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Open Gates Conference Center

Sealy Mansion (Open Gates)
John Sealy wanted to the best for his family so, we decided to build them the largest and most lavish house on the Island. The children play room was in the attic and had a Broadway stage. To this day the children continue to perform for anyone brave enough to witness the stage doors opening and closing by themselves. Magnolia Sealy, the head of the household is seen wandering the halls too shy to speak with visitors.

Duration: 15 minutes

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Historic Red Light Tour

Historic Red Light Tour - Galveston, United States

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Location: Galveston, United States

From USD
$25.00

Return to a time when the mob ran Galveston and their guests were treated as if they were family. When you crossed the bridge you enter "The Free State of Galveston," where the only rules were mob rules ... More info ›

Return to a time when the mob ran Galveston and their guests were treated as if they were family. When you crossed the bridge you enter "The Free State of Galveston," where the only rules were mob rules. The stars of the era were world class entertainers brought in to perform in the casinos, including Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., and Dean Martin. Everyone was enjoying their own "Vegas Dream" right here in Galveston.

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Stop At: Antique Warehouse, Galveston, Galveston Island, Texas

Originally the Oleander Hotel in 1913. Listed in the Green Book as safe haven in the Jim Crow south. A place where the African American travelers could stay their journey to Galveston.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Maceo Spice & Import Company

The starting point of the Mace Empire. Formally Sam and Rosarrio first barber shop where they bootlegged wine and spirits for their thirsty guest.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Island Carriages

Formally the home of Molly Waters. One of the most famous houses on the island. Molly is Galveston's most infamous Madam as she retired a millionaire. The house is currently being restored.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Galveston Railroad Museum

At the height of the Red Light district, the railroad brought in 40,000 men a day all looking for love.

Duration: 20 minutes

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Private Full-Day Galveston Island and Houston Sightseeing Tour

Private Full-Day Galveston Island and Houston Sightseeing Tour - Galveston, United States

Duration: 8 hours
Location: Galveston, United States

From USD
$520.00

This small group 8 hour climate-controlled tour includes hotel pickup, return, museum admission, and a 1 hour city tour of landmarks, attractions, parks, stadiums. Hear lifestyles of the rich & famous on a visit to elaborate River Oaks before transport to Galveston for more history and sightseeing ... More info ›

This small group 8 hour climate-controlled tour includes hotel pickup, return, museum admission, and a 1 hour city tour of landmarks, attractions, parks, stadiums. Hear lifestyles of the rich & famous on a visit to elaborate River Oaks before transport to Galveston for more history and sightseeing. Island stories ranging from pirates to the Great Storm of 1900, by a certified guide. Discover why Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope, Dean Martin and other celebrities came to the Oleander city while viewing landmarks, statues and monuments like Ft. Crockett, Moody Mansion and more. Free entry to choice of Texas Railroad Museum, Moody Mansion, Bishop's Palace, Ocean Star Museum, USS Stewart / USS Cavalla or Grand Opera House 1894. Take ferry ride across bay to Dolphin watch and stroll Strand District to gift shop and dine before return to Houston hotel. Complimentary bottled water, snacks while touring. Galveston Island is 50 miles/ 80 KM from Houston and a 1 hour drive

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Pass By: The Strand, Galveston, Galveston Island, Texas

Historical Strand is the original central business district now home to shops, pubs, boutiques, restaurants. Take a quick stroll down the block to gift shop if desired

Stop At: Moody Mansion, Galveston, Galveston Island, Texas

Former home of W. Moody. Find out who he was and what he did on the tour. Enter as a museum choice for self guided tour

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Bishop's Palace, Galveston, Galveston Island, Texas

Hear the history of this 1900s storm survivor. Enter as museum choice for extraordinary scenery

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Galveston Naval Museum, Galveston, Galveston Island, Texas

viewing only

Pass By: Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas

Major league baseball

Pass By: Downtown Historic District Market Square, Houston, Texas

Historical district

Stop At: Grand 1894 Opera House, Galveston, Galveston Island, Texas

enter as museum choice if desired or drive by

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: City Hall, Houston, Texas

viewing only

Stop At: Galveston Railroad Museum, Galveston, Galveston Island, Texas

history of railroad. View antique trains inside and out. Spend time here as a museum choice

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Toyota Center, Houston, Texas

viewing

Stop At: Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, Galveston, Galveston Island, Texas

history and current procedure of oil drilling. Enter as a museum choice if desired. self guided

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Discovery Green, Houston, Texas

Hear its origin and purpose

Pass By: Toyota Center, Houston, Texas

Home of NBA Basketball and Houston Rockets

Stop At: Galveston Island State Park, Galveston, Galveston Island, Texas

USS Cavala submarine and USS Stewart Destroyer Escort. View only or enter as museum choice

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, Galveston, Galveston Island, Texas

An amusement park over the ocean in Galveston. Choose to spend whole day here if desired with paid admission as option for museum entry and enjoy restaurants, rides and fun on the water with gift shops next door or just drive by for viewing

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Houston Sightseeing Tour and Galveston Day Trip

Houston Sightseeing Tour and Galveston Day Trip - Galveston, United States
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Duration: 6 hours
Location: Galveston, United States

From USD
$98.95

See the most iconic sites of central Houston and historic Galveston on a 6-hour amazing tour. In Galveston, enjoy free time to explore the famously scenic town, which is located on the Gulf of Mexico ... More info ›

See the most iconic sites of central Houston and historic Galveston on a 6-hour amazing tour. In Galveston, enjoy free time to explore the famously scenic town, which is located on the Gulf of Mexico. See ornate Victorian mansions, the Galveston Seawall, the Strand historic district and perhaps even hit the beach or amusement park during your visit. You can even get out on the water during a optional dolphin-watching tour with complimentary tickets. Before heading to Galveston, get to know Houston on a 75-minute city tour by double-decker bus.
Alternate vehicles may be used according to number of participants ,weather or traffic conditions.
Note: 6 hour tour includes travel time to and from attractions.

Go to Visitors center in downtown to meet your double-decker bus for a fully-narrated sightseeing tour of Houston’s most iconic sites. Your 75-minute tour by open-top bus passes by Convention Center,Minute Maid Park—home of the Houston Astros baseball team, Houston’s Historic district, Buffalo bayou,Downtown Aquarium, Financial district ,The heritage society Park,Mid-town and more.
After touring central Houston with your knowledgeable guide, transfer to a comfortable bus that takes you on a 55-minute drive to reach Galveston, a historic town located on the Gulf of Mexico.
Nicknamed Oleander City, Galveston features miles of white-sand beaches, seaside restaurants, specialty shops and a fascinating history. More than 60 structures of architectural significance are spread among its six historic districts. Your coach passes one of the most famous buildings, a stunning Victorian mansion called the Bishop's Palace, aka Gresham's Castle.
During your time in Galveston, enjoy close to three hours on your own to explore. You can purchase lunch in the historic Galveston Strand district then stroll the shops and soak in the small town’s ambiance. Visit the Galveston Seawall, a 10-mile levee with breathtaking views of Galveston Bay. If you would like to take a dolphin-watching tour on Galveston Bay, your guide can provide you with complimentary tickets for the boat.
At the designated time, simply meet your guide to re-board your bus for the return trip to Houston.
Throughout the day, learn from the informative commentary provided by your guide while a professional driver handles the navigation. You get to relax as you see iconic sites and learn about the history of Houston, Galveston and Texas during a fascinating 6-hour tour.
Note: 6 hour tour includes travel time to and from attractions. When you arrive back in Houston, your bus returns you to the Visitors Center where your tour ends.

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Surfing Lessons in Galveston

Surfing Lessons in Galveston - Galveston, United States

Duration: 2 hours
Location: Galveston, United States

From USD
$50.00

How to Surf in Galveston?
Good Vibes Surf Lessons wants you to have the best experience in your life and have fun, learn about the ocean, island culture and most importantly learn how to surf in Galveston? Let us turn your surfing dream into a reality. The feeling of a ride lasts a lifetime and is one of the top ten things to do on during your Galveston vacation ... More info ›

How to Surf in Galveston?
Good Vibes Surf Lessons wants you to have the best experience in your life and have fun, learn about the ocean, island culture and most importantly learn how to surf in Galveston? Let us turn your surfing dream into a reality. The feeling of a ride lasts a lifetime and is one of the top ten things to do on during your Galveston vacation. Good Vibes Surf Lessons is here to provide you with the best surf instruction available. We offer group lessons, or private lessons to suit your schedule and budget. You are guaranteed to catch a wave on your first lesson. Come and join us for a day of surfing that will be a life changing experience. During this 2 hour lesson, an expert instructor shows you how to stand up on your surfboard and balance, offering tips on how to catch the perfect wave while ensuring your safety in the water. Wetsuit and surfboard rental are included, and all skill levels are welcome.

All ages and surfing experience levels encouraged!
Men, Women, Children! Make it a family event! Whether you are a seasoned surfer looking for local knowledge about the Galveston breaks, or a brand new surfer ready to catch your first wave, Good Vibes Surf Lessons can help you with all the things you need to get out there. Good Vibes Surf Lessons offers Surf lessons for beginner, intermediate and advanced students. We also offer shortboard lessons for advanced surfers! All surf lessons will take your surfing to the next level. At your selected time, meet at Galveston’s famous Babe’s Beach, which looks out upon the Gulf of Mexico. Squeeze on your provided wetsuit or rash guard and stand by your surfboard on the sand while your expert instructor details how to stand up on your soft and stable board — perfect for beginners. You’ll have plenty of time to practice your stance and learn how to paddle out to the surf before heading into the water. Lie on your board with your instructor at your side to assist you in catching the best waves. The 2-hour lesson is suitable for all skill levels, and your instructor will ensure your safety and enjoyment as you build your confidence and practice — even if you’re not yet ready to ‘hang ten’. We offer returning customer discount!

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Segway Galveston Magical History Tour

Segway Galveston Magical History Tour - Galveston, United States

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Location: Galveston, United States

From USD
$75.00

On the Magical History Tour, our experienced tour guides will take you on a tremendous Segway journey. We’ll start with the famous downtown area of Galveston – the Strand Historic District ... More info ›

On the Magical History Tour, our experienced tour guides will take you on a tremendous Segway journey. We’ll start with the famous downtown area of Galveston – the Strand Historic District. For a time, it was also known as “The Wall Street of the South.”

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Pass By: Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, Galveston, Galveston Island, Texas

The tour will pass the rebuilt Pleasure Pier, which was once the home of the Flagship Hotel.

Pass By: Bishop's Palace, Galveston, Galveston Island, Texas

There will be opportunities for taking photographs and videos along the tour with special attention given to The Bishops Palace, The Sacred Heart Cathedral, and the Sealy and Moody Mansions.

Pass By: Moody Mansion, Galveston, Galveston Island, Texas

There will be opportunities for taking photographs and videos along the tour with special attention given to The Bishops Palace, The Sacred Heart Cathedral, and the Sealy and Moody Mansions.

Pass By: Galveston Railroad Museum, Galveston, Galveston Island, Texas

You will pass the Railroad Museum used during prohibition, which was the most infamous era in Galveston’s history.

Pass By: The Seawall, Galveston, Galveston Island, Texas

The tour will end at the sea where you can mingle with the surfers on the Seawall.

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