The Strand, Galveston

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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 area of Galveston has a lot of history and is a great place to dine, shop and is located within walking distance to the cruise ships! Wonderful shops with souvenirs that have NICE T-shirt’s and c...  more »
  • Great bars, restaurants, and shopping. Workers were busy setting up for the party the afternoon we visited but we were able to maneuver freely. Parking wasn’t an issue.  more »
  • We stopped to grab a T-shirt for a science coworker! Found an awesome one! ❤️ surfer Einstein it fits PERFECTLY  more »
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