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Things To Do in Galveston For Free


With over thirty miles of pristine, sandy beaches with unbeatable ocean views, Galveston Island is a picturesque locale where you can experience the best of Texas and the Gulf of Mexico all at once. The city is also home to a myriad of lovely attractions and thrilling activities, many of which you can enjoy without spending a single dollar! Read on to learn more about how you can make your stay in Galveston that much better by having fun while saving money!

Make the Most of Your Time and Money with These Free Things to Do in Galveston

To begin, knock out some sightseeing by taking a tour like the twenty-minute-long Bolivar Ferry ride where you can watch dolphins or the Galveston Tree Sculpture Tour, which encompasses gorgeous sculptures made from oak trees damaged by Hurricane Ike. Strolling along the downtown area known as The Strand and doing some window shopping is always a pleasant experience, especially while soaking up the renowned Victorian architecture, life-sized chess set at Saegnerfest Park, and the vibrant atmosphere of the nightlife here.

Several local businesses give free demonstrations of how their wares are made, including the saltwater taffy demonstration at La King’s Confectionary (which has been in operation for over a century) and Bomdiggidy Glass Gallery’s glass blowing demonstration.

Of course, you’re also guaranteed to have a great time for no money at all when you visit one of Galveston’s many beaches, such as the incredibly beautiful Seawall Beach, which is home to the longest continuous sidewalk in all of the United States. Soak up the sun and the sights by basking in the tropical sunshine, feeling the refreshing spray of the sea, or taking a dip in the ocean and catching some waves. You can also participate in one of our favorite free things to do in Galveston, bird watching – watch as over three hundred varieties of bird fly home to Galveston during their annual migrations right before your very eyes!

Enjoy All of Galveston, TX’s Best Things to Do When You Stay With Sterling Realtors!

Your stay in Galveston can reach the height of comfort and luxury when you reserve a high-quality vacation rental with Sterling Realtors. Contact our friendly team of reservations specialists to learn more about all the wonderful free things to do in Galveston and how our vacation properties can add something special to your Galveston experience when you book your stay with Sterling Realtors today and plan the tropical getaway of a lifetime!