The Strand, Galveston

3.9
Take a stroll through The Strand district, home to a number of historical buildings, restaurants, antique shops, art galleries, and souvenir stores. Many of these late-18th-century constructions survived the 1900 storm, the deadliest hurricane in U.S. history. You can learn more about the natural disaster at Pier 21, which has daily showings of "The Great Storm of 1900." Horse-and-carriage rides or an old-fashioned trolley are novel ways to explore the neighborhood. Make The Strand a part of your Galveston vacation plans using our Galveston trip itinerary planner.
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  • This is a great place to stroll and shop. There are some amazing and unique shops and very easy to walk and shop.  more »
  • This is a great place to spend a few hours checking out the many shops, restaurants and historic buildings. I especially liked the plaques in front of some buildings giving their historical significan...  more »
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