Top 5 Spring Outdoor Activities in Galveston

In Galveston, Texas you will find an amazing vacation destination regardless of the time of year. With that being said, many people find that their favorite time to visit is during the spring. This is a result of amazing weather, great events, and much more. There are endless spring outdoor activities in Galveston to take advantage of, but the following are five of the best.

Go to the Beach!

You can always find beautiful beaches in Galveston, but you cannot always find the amazing weather and water temperatures of the spring. This allows for you to make the most out of your beach time. The water is perfect for swimming and the weather affords the perfect opportunity to sink your toes in the sand and simply relax. You can enjoy these amazing beach conditions before the massive crowds of summer converge on Galveston.

Visit the Historic Pleasure Pier

You can find this exciting theme park stretching out over the Gulf of Mexico at 25th Street. Among the festivities are 16 unique rides and tons of games. There is something here for everyone. For the thrill seekers, there is the Iron Shark Roller Coaster, Pirate’s Plunge, Gulf Rider, and so much more. For some more casual fun for the younger ones, there is a carousel, bumper cars, and much more.

Visit the Schlitterbahn Waterpark

When you need a break from the sandy beaches, Galveston offers one of the best waterparks in the country. There is so much to love here, but one of the coolest things is one of the biggest water rides in the country, MASSIV. This is sure to be one of the most unique things you find at any water park, but you cannot go wrong with countless slides, man-made waves for surfing, a rapid river, and so much more. Spring brings with it the perfect weather to enjoy all of the amazing things here.

The Wicked Wine Run

This is the best celebration of the beauty of Galveston and the beauty of wine. The festivities begin on April 7th at 5:30 pm with the 5K run/walk. But the fun really begins with the 1K tasting walk beginning at 1 pm. After the walking and the tasting, participants are welcome to enjoy live music, food trucks, and of course, more delicious wine!


The golf courses in Galveston do not exactly freeze over in the winter, but they are in their most pristine condition during the spring. You can find a few beautiful courses, but the most amazing experience is waiting for you at the Moody Gardens Golf Course. Many of these holes run right along the Gulf of Mexico, providing for one of the most beautiful golfing experiences you will find anywhere.

There is always something to love about Galveston, but there are endless things to love about spring in Galveston. The list goes on and on, and the only way to find what you love about this beautiful island during the spring is to come see for yourself and stay in one of our Galveston vacation beach rentals!