Outdoor Activities in Galveston

Outdoor activities in Galveston are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Galveston comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Galveston and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Galveston has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Galveston.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Galveston:

  1. #1 of 59 Outdoors Activities in Galveston
    - Used in 927 itineraries
    Ferry Terminal To Port Bolivar

    Tags: Entertainment, Tourist Center, Boating, Ferry

    Address: Ferry Road, Galveston, TX 77550, United States

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Ferry Terminal To Port Bolivar, the most popular way onto Galveston, is also the city’s most popular attraction! The free port bolivar ferry ride in Texas. Terrific views of the bay be...Read more

  2. #2 of 59 Outdoors Activities in Galveston
    - Used in 882 itineraries
    The Seawall Boulevard

    Tags: Waterfront, Walking Area, Boulevard

    Address: Galveston Seawall, Galveston, Texas

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Galveston was hit so hard by the Galveston Hurricane of 1900 that the city built itself a seawall against future hurricane destruction. The 10 km long structure however, does a lot more than just prot...Read more

  3. #3 of 59 Outdoors Activities in Galveston
    - Used in 614 itineraries
    Pleasure Pier

    Tags: Landmark, Pier, Entertainment, Broadway

    Address: 2501 Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77550, United States

    Timings: 11:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    1 roller coaster, 15 rides, carnival games and souvenir shops. Very standard, but very well done. The pier has been built to replace an older Pleasure Pier that was destroyed by hurricanes. Though thi...Read more

  4. #4 of 59 Outdoors Activities in Galveston
    - Used in 386 itineraries
    Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark

    Tags: Water Park, Entertainment

    Address: 2026 Lockheed Road, Galveston, TX 77554, United States

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Schlitterbahn Waterpark is a fun place to enjoy with friends, family and large groups. The waterpark features many thrilling water slides, water coasters, raft rides, and wave rivers. The location als...Read more

  5. #5 of 59 Outdoors Activities in Galveston
    - Used in 700 itineraries
    Bishop's Palace

    Tags: Historical Site, Palace, Architecture

    Address: 1402 Broadway Street, Galveston, TX 77550, United States

    Timings: 11:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Also known as Gresham’s Castle, Bishop’s Palace is a Victorian-style house with colored stones, rare wood, bronze dragons, intricately carved monuments, sculptures, and spectacular firepla...Read more

  6. #6 of 59 Outdoors Activities in Galveston
    - Used in 1143 itineraries
    Tree Sculptures

    Tags: Art And Culture, Outdoors, Landmark, Sculpture

    Address: 14603 Fonmeadow Dr, Houston, TX 77035, USA

    When hurricane Ike destroyed thousands of trees in 2008, nobody had thought that anything fruitful could be done with those dead trees. But then, the citizens and some volunteers came together to carv...Read more

  7. #7 of 59 Outdoors Activities in Galveston
    Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig And Museum

    Tags: View Point, Specialty Museum

    Address: 2002 Wharf Road, Galveston, TX 77550, United States

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Ocean star offshore drilling rig and museum is public museum dedicated to the offshore oil and gas industry. Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig Museum located in Galveston, Texas. The&nbs...Read more

  8. #8 of 59 Outdoors Activities in Galveston
    - Used in 453 itineraries
    Moody Mansion Museum

    Tags: Museum, Architecture , Mansion

    Address: 2618 Broadway Street, Galveston, TX 77550, United States

    Timings: 10:00 am - 03:00 pm Details

    Also known as the Wills-Moody Mansion, the Moody Mansion is a 31-room historic building completed in 1895 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1994. The self-guided audio tour nar...Read more

  9. #9 of 59 Outdoors Activities in Galveston
    - Used in 336 itineraries
    Lone Star Flight Museum

    Tags: Specialty Museum

    Address: 2002 Terminal Drive, Galveston, TX 77554, United States

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Top Gun in the house! This museum is the epitome of cool. 40 historic aircrafts restored to their prime in an airport hangar. You’ll drool! The little boy in you will want to come out and play! ...Read more

  10. #10 of 59 Outdoors Activities in Galveston
    Galveston Island Railroad Museum And Terminal

    Tags: Specialty Museum

    Address: 2602 Santa Fe Pl, Galveston, TX 77550, USA

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    A kid-friendly museum housing interesting exhibits, the Galveston Railroad Museum is a treat for train lovers. Featuring the largest collection of dining car China in Southwest, forty pieces of locomo...Read more

  11. #11 of 59 Outdoors Activities in Galveston
    - Used in 444 itineraries
    Galveston's 61st Street Fishing Pier

    Tags: Waterfront, Landmark, View Point, Pier

    Address: 6101 Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77551, United States

    Bring your own gear or rent from the owners, this private fishing pier is a Galveston favourite. Highly family oriented, the pier, which extends into the gulf of Mexico, also offers a serene view of t...Read more

  12. #12 of 59 Outdoors Activities in Galveston
    - Used in 400 itineraries
    East End Historic District

    Tags: Outdoors, Landmark, Walking Area, Neighborhoods

    Address: East End Historic District, Galveston

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A 50 block National Historic Landmark, the charm of this district is best enjoyed walking. You’ll encounter tree-lined streets, fine architecture from various periods, a thriving and eclectic cu...Read more

  13. #13 of 59 Outdoors Activities in Galveston
    - Used in 306 itineraries
    Texas Seaport Museum

    Tags: Specialty Museum

    Address: 2200 Harborside Drive, Galveston, TX 77550, United States

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Launched in 1877, Elissa is one of the oldest ships sailing today and has become a museum ship accredited as a National Historic Landmark in 1990. Housed in the Texas Seaport Museum, Elissa is a gem f...Read more

  14. #14 of 59 Outdoors Activities in Galveston
    - Used in 15 itineraries
    Candlewood Suites Houston-clear Lake

    Tags: Hotel

    Address: 2737 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, TX 77058, THE USA

    The Candlewood Suites Houston Clear Lake in Texas, USA is a terrific place to stay while being in the city. This place is very well located with great access to the nearby points. They have clean room...Read more

  15. #15 of 59 Outdoors Activities in Galveston
    - Used in 9 itineraries
    Frenchie's Italian Restaurant

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Address: 1041 E NASA Pkwy, Houston, TX 77058, USA

    Timings: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    The Frenchie's Italian Restaurant in Texas, USA is a terrific eating joint in the city. The ambiance and the decor of the place are very casual, but the food served from the kitchen is of very high st...Read more