Galveston Attractions You Must Check Out When You Stay at Galveston Bay RV Resort
Galveston is a popular Texas resort city located on Galveston Island. Its location on the Gulf Coast makes it a prime vacation spot for tourists from all over. With a variety of restaurants, recreational activities, tourist attractions, and more, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Below is a list of some of our favorite places to visit in Galveston!
Explore Galveston Island’s Moody Gardens
Opened in 1986, Moody Gardens was created to educate and excite visitors about nature and conservation. This park destination is best known for its central attractions: three massive pyramids, each associated with a nature theme.
- The Rainforest Pyramid resembles an actual tropical rainforest. Visitors can learn about and interact with a variety of tropical plants, rainforest animals, and more.
- The Aquarium Pyramid boasts one of the largest aquariums in not just the Houston Bay area, but in the entire Gulf Coast region. Visitors come to see the different fish species and marine animals in the aquarium.
- The Discovery Pyramid features science demonstrations and interactive exhibits to encourage interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields.
Moody Gardens also includes its own beach known as Palm Beach, the Moody Gardens Golf Course, the Sky Trail Ropes Course and Zip Line, and more!
Take a Stroll Along the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier
Galveston Island’s Historic Pleasure Pier has been entertaining visitors from all over the country since 2012. Experience 1 roller coaster and 15 thrilling rides to experience, plus plenty of games, shops, and dining. Then enjoy a walk along the over 1,000 ft. of beachside boardwalk. Pleasure Pier is a wonderful attraction for visitors, young and old alike! Speed along the steel track of the Iron Shark Roller Coaster, fly high in the sky on the Texas Star Flyer, or experience the thrill of a deep sea dive and shark attack with the new 5D Theater Ride.
Cool Off at Schlitterbahn Waterpark
Enjoy hours and hours of wet and wild fun in the sun when you visit Schlitterbahn. As the premier indoor waterpark in Texas and one of the best indoor water parks in the world, Schlitterbahn does not disappoint! Put on your swimsuits and your sunscreen and head on down to Galveston Island to experience Schlitterbahn’s dozens of water attractions. This waterpark features a variety of water rides from outdoors to indoors, heated to non-heated, and calm to rushing water. Whether you’re here for a summer vacation or to enjoy the winter holidays, Schlitterbahn Waterpark is open year-round so definitely be sure to check it out!
Book Your Stay at Galveston Bay RV Resort & Marina
Galveston Island is full of wonderful tourist attractions, all within 30 minutes of our Galveston RV campground. Avoid overpriced hotels by staying with us! Our spacious RV hookup sites come complete with electric and water service, and our Galveston RV resort is well-appointed with all the conveniences and amenities you’ll need to make your visit as comfortable as possible.