When I was in Galveston last year on one of my little Texas weekend getaways, I found out there was more to do in this Texas town that I thought. We spent quite a bit of time exploring the Galveston beaches (and an amazing pool because we didn’t dare go in the Gulf). I also got to see another part of Galveston: the Strand. I got a good deal for one of the fancier hotels there with a pretty view of the cruise port and part of the city. Too bad the rooftop bar was closed! That would have been a fun evening. Instead we walked around, bought delicious salt water taffy, ate ice cream, found cute souvenirs (I still have a pretty bottle opener in the form of a fish on my fridge), and as usual, managed to find some foreign food 🙂 This time I zeroed in on a Greek place close to the water and had a really tasty Gyros after heading out for a dolphin watch tour. The tour itself was kind of disappointing because the dolphins stayed really far away. I did enjoy seeing all the pelicans hanging out by the piers as we were heading out of the harbor though. Well, and it was kind of fun to see all the birds decending close to a fishing boat. Combine that with more walks at the beach, and overall Galveston turned out as a fun Texas weekend getaway!
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