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When to Go

Spring and fall are great months to travel to Galveston. Winters are mild, when temperatures can range between 40 F to 50 F; while summer is warm, around 90 F, in this subtropical climate.

Region: Texas

Featured Galveston Hotel

Four Points by Sheraton Galveston

Four Points by Sheraton Galveston

Our 3-Star classification designates those properties where guests experience an ideal mix of comfortable accommodations and modern amenities. Most of these hotels feature a variety of services, and offer distinguished style and comfort.
Galveston, Texas

Set on the Gulf of Mexico on historic Galveston Island, this hotel is close to many great local attractions such as The Strand Historic District, Galveston Beaches and more.

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Fast Facts

Gail Borden invented condensed milk during the 19th century in Galveston. The state’s first telephone was installed in Galveston in 1878.

Galveston is known as the Oleander City in honor of the fragrant buds that bloom throughout town. The city’s first European settler was actually the infamous pirate, Jean Lafitte.

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