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The Strand, Galveston
(3.8/5 based on 1,900+ reviews on the web)
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. Use our Galveston vacation trip planner to visit The Strand on your trip to Galveston, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • This was my second walk down the strand. I love all the shops and restaurants, great shopping and scenery. My kids love the end where you can see the cruise ships. Must visit at least once. 
  • Very nice in November no over flow of traffic or people walking around. Love going any time of the year. 
  • Great place, places to shop eat and drink, who could ask for more. A lot to do and see, it is kinda getting a little touristy with all the t-shirt shops.