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The Strand

2100 Strand St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1633
+1 409-762-2515
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US$155.00*
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Private Full-Day Galveston Island and Houston Sightseeing Tour
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“unique shops”(66 reviews)
“fun shopping”(44 reviews)
“lots of shops”(81 reviews)
About
A lively strip in the heart of historic Galveston feautures pubs, delis and specialty shops.
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2100 Strand St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1633
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+1 409-762-2515
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"unique shops"
in 66 reviews
"fun shopping"
in 44 reviews
"lots of shops"
in 81 reviews
"great place to shop"
in 31 reviews
"candy store"
in 44 reviews
"art galleries"
in 28 reviews
"mardi gras"
in 59 reviews
"historic area"
in 35 reviews
"few blocks"
in 25 reviews
"few hours"
in 47 reviews
"walk around"
in 35 reviews
"cruise ship"
in 31 reviews
"railroad museum"
in 27 reviews
"lots of fun"
in 26 reviews
"hurricane ike"
in 30 reviews
"kings"
in 85 reviews
"taffy"
in 80 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Each time I've gone to Galveston, the Strand is one of my first visits. The business owners and employees are always friendly and happy to see us. The entire area projects a relaxed, laidback atmosphere, The time flies and it's easy for me to spend...More

1  Thank Frances J
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great street to walk up and down and go to the various nice shops and look at all of the old building's

Thank kevin d
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great outlets and food service establishments. Parking is a steep in price but adequate. Average price $10.00.

Thank Jimmy B
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Family friends from Arkansas visiting us in Houston had never seen Galveston so we made the short drive down INTERSTATE 45 and over the tall causeway. Shops on the Strand offer a variety of clothing and "arty" items from nicer things to typical "tourist trash."...More

Thank MISTERBALI
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We toured the Strand during a warm afternoon before heading to the beach. Lots of little shops but mostly tourist in nature. There were a couple of neat shops- the toy store and Surfs Up were not tourist destinations. The toy store actually had a...More

Thank EMSchick312
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

study the stand amazing history then go. la kings isthe best for candy and ice cream. they pull taffy and give away samples

Thank D2688KPrichard
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife, mother-in-law, and cousin spent the morning walking the beach and playing in the waves. It was quite enjoyable. Beach was not overly crowded and we spent time building sandcastles and collecting shells. If you surf, there was small waves that may have made...More

Thank Jason C
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I spent a few hours in Galveston as I’m in Houston visiting family. The Strand District is a historical area of downtown with Victorian era buildings, some cobblestone parts of the streets and a good energy feel. I love old architecture and there are some...More

Thank Susanito
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Both the beach and this historic district have electronic parking that was so difficult, we finally gave up and left. One thing, if you can walk to pay stations, which we couldn't. Because, after spending several minutes trying to punch in the info required and...More

1  Thank jlt644
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The wife and I took a little short trip down and just enjoyed the weekend walking along the strand and several other places. I always enjoy a trip to Galveston.

1  Thank Astros80
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Laura L
5 September 2017|
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Response from Maile C | Reviewed this property |
I have heard that the terminal has storage across the street. I don't know positively as I haven't used it, ask on board the ship. They will know. I have also heard there is storage somewhere on the Strand, Chamber of... More
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Jennifer W
20 July 2017|
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Response from sally8363 | Reviewed this property |
There's a nice visitor center across from the Rosenberg Library. They can tell you all you need to know.
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Jennifer W
20 July 2017|
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Response from michael c | Reviewed this property |
Ditto...didn't see any golf cart tours, just the horse and carriage tour. Not sure the price on that, but it looked like there was a sign on one of the corners.
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