- TripBuzz discovered 63 different types of activities for couples in the Galveston area, including Piers & Boardwalks (like 61st St. Fishing Pier), Specialty Museums (like Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum), Beaches (like East Beach) and National & State Parks (like Galveston Island State Park), and much more.
- We discovered a total of 64 date ideas in or near Galveston, Texas, including 31 fun or romantic activities in nearby cities within 25 miles like Kemah, League City, Texas City and Clear Lake.
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2020 Postoffice St., Galveston, TX 77550 MoreLess Info
Grand 1894 Opera House is one of the few remaining theatres of its era in Texas and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The Grand is accessible to patrons using wheelchairs and provides devices for hearing impaired.
At Galveston - Port Bolivar Ferry, more than 8 million passengers travel annually across the Corpus Christi Channel. With the ability to carry up to 20 passenger vehicles, the ferry is an easy and convenient way to travel.
Hurricane Ike killed 40,000 trees on Galveston Island, and so Galveston Island Tree Conservancy was formed to help turn the dead trees into sculptures including 3 Pelicans and Fish, Alligators, Angel Cradling Bunny, Angel with Lambs, and Dalmatian. The 33 sculptures are visible all over Galveston.
Rod rentals, bait, cold refreshments, food, snacks, and alcoholic beverages are available at 61st St. Fishing Pier which is a family friendly location. There is an observation deck to view the Gulf of Mexico in addition to the extensive pier space for general fishing.
Getting soaked on water rides or having adrenaline rushes at the top of some of the most thrilling roller coasters are reasons why visitors come to Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier. The Iron Shark roller coaster has a 100 foot vertical lift and moves riders at 52 mph.
There are three presentations shown at Pier 21 Theater. All of the films reflect some history of Galveston and include The Great Storm that covers the 1900 hurricane, The Pirate Island of Jean Laffite about the infamous pirate, and Galveston: Gateway to the Gulf about the city's role in immigration.
The Port of Galveston, which features a variety of water attractions for younger guests to enjoy, including slash pads, rides, and pools, offers guests the opportunity to go on a cruise. Visitors of this site will be able to visit the casino or watch a movie.
Stewart Beach offers an outdoor pavilion and a community room that can be rented for special occasions. The beach also offers umbrella and chair rentals, along with volleyball courts, a snack bar, restrooms, showers, and a souvenir shop.