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The City of Galveston, TX

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The city of Galveston is located in the state of Texas in Galveston County and has a population of 56,148 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Galveston is Pearland, approximately 28 miles from the city center.

There are several family restaurants in or near Galveston, including Boyd's Seafood, Clarys Seafood Restaurant, Anita's, Church's Chicken and Blue Dock Cafe. For a larger selection of Galveston restaurants select our Restaurants tab above.

Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Galveston Museums, Beaches and/or Golf Courses, including the Moody Gardens, Galveston, Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, Lone Star Flight Museum and Galveston Railroad Museum. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Galveston please click on the Attractions tab above.

The following 2 airports are located in or near Galveston:
- Galveston Scholes Intl. Airport (GLS)
- Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU)

Galveston, Texas Climate and Weather

Current Weather in Galveston
In the month of August, Galveston experiences an average high temperature of 89 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in August are usually about 79 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.22 inches.

The seasonal climate varies in Galveston with daytime temperatures averaging 88 degrees in the summer, and 63 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Galveston to receive an average of 3.41 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.48 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months.

The temperature has been known to get as high as 104 degrees in the summer and as low as 8 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Galveston should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 77 degrees, and nighttime lows of 67.


                                                                                    
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Galveston, Texas Attractions

Friendswood Country Club Texas
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Friendswood Country Club  - Friendswood,
The Friendswood Country Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Galveston County Texas. This course is located in the city of Friendswood, . Tee times are accepted up to 3 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 281-482-4653.

 


Address: 3 Country Club Dr, Friendswood, TX 77546
Galveston Texas
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Galveston  - Galveston,
Galveston is a coastal city located on Galveston Island in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2005 U.S. Census estimate, the city had a total population of 57,466 within an area of 208 square miles. Located within the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown metropolitan area, the city is the seat and second-largest city of Galveston County in population.
Galveston Island Municipal Golf Course Texas
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Galveston Island Municipal Golf Course  - Galveston,
The Galveston Island Municipal Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Galveston County Texas. This course is located in the city of Galveston, . Tee times are accepted up to 3 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 409-741-4626.

 


Address: 1700 Sydnor Ln, Galveston, TX 77554
Galveston Railroad Museum Texas
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Galveston Railroad Museum  - Galveston,
The Galveston Railroad Museum is a railroad museum owned and operated by the Center for Transportation and Commerce, a non-profit organization. The museum was established with funds from Galveston businesswoman and philanthropist Mary Moody Northen and the Moody Foundation.

 

Glenbrook Golf Course Houston Texas
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Glenbrook Golf Course  - Houston,
The Glenbrook Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Harris County Texas. This course is located in the city of Houston, . Tee times are accepted up to 3 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 713-649-8089.

 


Address: 8205 N Bayou Dr, Houston, TX 77017
Green River Golf Club Dickinson Texas
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Green River Golf Club  - Dickinson,
The Green River Golf Club is a 9 hole public golf course in Galveston County Texas. This course is located in the city of Dickinson, . Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 281-337-2021.

 

 


Address: 2100 Caroline, Dickinson, TX 77539
Gus Wortham Park Golf Course Houston Texas
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Gus Wortham Park Golf Course  - Houston,
The Gus Wortham Park Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Harris County Texas. This course is located in the city of Houston, . Tee times are accepted up to 1 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 713-921-3227.

 


Address: 7000 Capitol St, Houston, TX 77011
Hillcrest Golf Club Alvin Texas
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Hillcrest Golf Club  - Alvin,
The Hillcrest Golf Club is a 9 hole public golf course in Brazoria County Texas. This course is located in the city of Alvin, . Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 281-331-3505.

 

 


Address: 3401 Fairway Dr, Alvin, TX 77511
Hofheinz Pavilion University Of Houston Texas
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Hofheinz Pavilion - University of Houston  - Houston,
Guy V. Lewis Court at Hofheinz Pavilion, often known as simply Hofheinz Pavilion, is an 8,500-seat multi-purpose arena on the University of Houston campus in Houston, Texas. Located at 3875 Holman Street, it is home to the University of Houston Cougars men's and women's basketball teams as well as the women's volleyball team. The building is named for the late wife, Mary Hofheinz, of Houston politician, businessman and philanthropist Judge Roy Hofheinz, who is a UH alumnus, while the court is named for hall of fame and former Cougars coach Guy V.
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Houston Raceway Park  - Baytown,
Houston Raceway Park is a quarter-mile dragstrip in Baytown, Texas, just outside Houston, . It opened in 1988 and hosts the NHRA's O'Reilly Spring Nationals. It has a seating capacity for nearly 50,000 spectators, with additional grandstand seating brought in during major events. Houston Raceway Park's pit area holds about 400 racing rigs, with additional pit parking available on grass. The spectator parking lots have a capacity of over 10,000 cars, along with a special VIP parking area capable of holding an additional 600 vehicles.
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Galveston, Texas Hotels

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Motel 6 Galveston
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Motel 6 Galveston
7404 Avenue J I-45 At 61st Street/71st Street
Galveston, TX

 

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Howard Johnson Express Inn - Galveston Texas
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Howard Johnson Express Inn - Galveston Texas
8216 Harborside Dr
Galveston, TX 77554

 

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Springhill Suites By Marriott Galveston
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Springhill Suites By Marriott Galveston
6303 Broadway St
Galveston, TX 77551

 

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Candlewood Suites Galveston
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Candlewood Suites Galveston
808 61st St
Galveston, TX 77551

 

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Galveston Days Inn
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Galveston Days Inn
6107 Broadway St
Galveston, TX 77551

 

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Harbor House At Pier 21
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Harbor House At Pier 21
At Pier 21 # 28
Galveston, TX 77550

 

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The Tremont House, A Wyndham Grand Hotel
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The Tremont House, A Wyndham Grand Hotel
2300 Ships Mechanic Row
Galveston, TX 77550

 

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Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa And Convention Center
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Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa And Convention Center
7 Hope Blvd
Galveston, TX 77554

 

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Tiki House
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Tiki House
1711 Diamond Head
Houston, TX 77554

 

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The Villa Bed And Breakfast
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The Villa Bed And Breakfast
1723 25th
Galveston, TX 77550

 

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Galveston, Texas Restaurants

This is a list of Galveston Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Seafood, Fast Foods & Carry Out, Bar & Grill Restaurants and Barbecue Restaurants. Happy Dining!

 
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Blue Dock Cafe
435 Jones Lake Road
Galveston, TX 77554
(409)938-8888
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Clarys Seafood Restaurant
8509 Teichman Road
Galveston, TX 77554
(409)740-0771
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Church's Chicken
4825 Broadway Street
Galveston, TX 77551
(409)762-7582
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Anita's
600 Dike Road
Texas City, TX 77590
(409)943-4583
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Boyd's Seafood
227 Dike Road
Texas City, TX 77590
(409)945-4001
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Chelitos Breakfast
910 38th Street
Galveston, TX 77550
(409)621-1878
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A-1 Barbeque ECT
916 37th Street
Galveston, TX 77550
(409)621-2730
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Cafe of the Reform Church
910 38th Street
Galveston, TX 77550
(409)762-1148
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Angie's Place
1421 39th Street
Galveston, TX 77550
(409)765-0219
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Boudreaux's On the Bayou
6310 Avenue P 1/2
Galveston, TX 77551
(409)744-2111
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