Spring Break - Galveston

Planning A Spring Break Trip?!


Want to plan a spring break trip but not break the bank? Fear of flying? Fear no more!

There are plenty of places to visit and things to do within a short drive from Houston. In my second week of spring break places to visit, I’ll discuss some options in Galveston. So close!! Galveston is a great place to visit for a day-trip, long weekend or even the entire spring break week!

Happy Planning!

Things to Do:


Kid Friendly Activities

Moody GardensMoody Gardens has a range of activities, from indoor to outdoor, from animals to cartoons, that will make every child happy!

  • Aquarium Pyramid
  • Rainforest Pyramid
  • MG 3D Theater
  • 4D Special Fix Theater
  • Colonel Paddlewheel Boat
  • Spongebob Subpants Adventure
  • Ropes Course and Zipline

Pleasure Pier – Spend your day riding rides with a view of Galveston Bay!

Schlitterbahn Waterpark – Enjoy your day splashing around with your kiddos on raft rides and water coasters!

Galveston Children’s Museum – The Children’s Museum has fun things to do for kids of every age!


Outdoor Activities

Moody Gardens – Golf Course – Grab your clubs and play 18 holes at Moody Gardens!!

Beaches – Pack a cooler, chair and hat and spend your day relaxing at one of Galveston’s many beaches!

Galveston Seawall – Stroll along the Seawall, admiring the beach and bay or pop across the street to one of the many restaurants for a drink or lunch!

Strand Historic District – Explore the Strand’s many restaurants and shops!!

Galveston Island State Park – The park offers camping, hiking, biking, bird watching and swimming!

Galveston Island Brewing Company – Enjoy some local brews while relaxing on their outdoor patio!


Indoor Activities

Moody Gardens – Spa & Fitness Center – Spend your day relaxing at the spa getting massaged, a facial, mani/pedi – whatever suits your needs!

Moody Mansion – Take a tour of this beautiful and historic home!

Affaire d’art – International Fine Art Gallery – Lover of the arts? Make sure to visit this gallery!


Whichever Galveston activities you choose to explore, I hope you have a fantastic trip!