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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

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Hilton Galveston Island Resort

Hilton Galveston Island Resort

Our 3.5-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. Half star indicates that the hotel/resort meets all criteria of the designated rating and exceeds in certain areas.
Galveston, Texas

Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico and the famous Seawall of historic Galveston Island, this resort offers an ideal location for leisure visitors in Texas.

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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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