The Strand, Galveston

3.9
Take a stroll through The Strand district, home to a number of historical buildings, restaurants, antique shops, art galleries, and souvenir stores. Many of these late-18th-century constructions survived the 1900 storm, the deadliest hurricane in U.S. history. You can learn more about the natural disaster at Pier 21, which has daily showings of "The Great Storm of 1900." Horse-and-carriage rides or an old-fashioned trolley are novel ways to explore the neighborhood. Make The Strand a part of your Galveston vacation plans using our Galveston trip itinerary planner.
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  • we came to the port area for a harbor tour and ended up liking the shopping in these shops even more. much are the same fare you will find in most downtown tourist areas but something about the age an...  more »
  • Such a great experience to just stroll down the strand had so fun to shop .. people watching is fun. Feels like a walk back in time. Unique items. Galveston must have been so magnificent in its hayday  more »

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