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Galveston’s 36th Annual Greek Festival

Calling all Stella Mare RV Resort lovers: Are you ready for live music, dancing, spanakopita & souvlaki with Friends? Then come on down to the the best Greek festival around in Galveston: Saturday October 12: from 11 am – 8 pm Sunday October 13: noon – 6 pm A donation fee of $2 is appreciated … Continued

Galveston Island Shrimp Festival

Are you ready for some shrimp, dancing, live music, friends, and fun? Well then you’re in luck because the 10th Annual Galveston Island Shrimp Festival kicks off on Friday, September 27 and runs through Saturday, September 28, at Saengerfest Park. Stella Mare is just 2.2 miles from the Galveston Island Shrimp Festival location. Shrimp Festival … Continued

Postoffice Street in Galveston

While you’re spending time enjoying the fun and sun of the Gulf here in Galveston, you may find that you’re getting what sounds like some strange advice. If you’re asking where to head for some great entertainment and eats, you might be told “Postoffice”. Don’t worry, folks in Galveston aren’t so odd that they’re suggesting … Continued

Shark Fishing in Galveston Waters

At the Stella Mare RV Resort, you’ll be in a great place to start doing some of the great things you think about when you’re visiting the beach. Swimming, sunning, and just generally having a fun time. Another great thing you can do at the beach that you may not have thought about is fishing. … Continued

Flight of the Lone Star

Lone Star Flight Museum The Lone Star Flight Museum is an aerospace museum that features over two dozen historically significant aircraft. One of the factors that makes this place such a unique experience is that most of the aircraft are actually flyable. The price is good, only running $14.95 per adult, unless you’re there on … Continued

A Brief History of Galveston Island

Early History of Galveston Galveston Island is a sand-barrier island off the coast of Texas. It is twenty-seven miles long while less than three miles wide. The island started out as a marsh cut with bayous and was originally inhabited, periodically at least, by the Karankawa Indians. When the Spanish explored the area, they claimed … Continued

Bishop’s Palace, a Galveston Historic House

If you’re interested in architectural history, you’ve come to the right place at Stella Mare RV Resort, close to Bishop’s Palace. Sure, Galveston is well known for our beautiful beaches but on those days when you’re not able to hit the beach, but still want to get out, keep in mind the amazing history of … Continued

The Galveston Island Ferry

The Galveston Island Ferry The Galveston – Port Bolivar ferry takes you on SH 87 that links Galveston Island to the Bolivar Peninsula. The ferry system has been part of Texas transportation since the 19th century. Initially, these were commercial services and only operated for paying customers. In 1929, the company sold its ferries to … Continued

The Great Storm of 1900

When discussing topics here we’ve referenced the Great Storm of 1900 or the Great Galveston Hurricane. It was a devastating event that really changed Galveston and Texas history. When you’re staying in the tranquility of the Stella Mare RV Resort, the Hurricane of 1900 seems like a distant memory, but it is good to be … Continued

Seven Interesting Facts About Galveston

When you’re staying at the Stella Mare RV Resort, you’ve got a great passport into some of the most beautiful sand and surf that you can imagine. Galveston is the place to be, and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. We’ve expounded at length about the great beaches, shops, restaurants, and activities. This time around … Continued