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Autumn is the Best Time for Surfing in Galveston

Surf is up – rates are down! The waves, the weather, and the rates are perfect for surfing in Galveston. Stella Mare RV Resort offers low-low winter rates a month early so you can enjoy the awesome Autumn waves. Keep reading to get the scoop! When Hurricane season is surfing weather. That means August and … Continued

Historic Homes of Galveston

Stroll By, Peek Inside, or Take a Tour Michael B. Menard House Built in 1838 by one of the founders of the City of Galveston, this home is the oldest on the island. During the 1990s, the home had fallen into such a state of disrepair, that the heirs were threatened with its demolition. The … Continued

We Love Starfish

Stella Mare is Latin for sea star or starfish, those amazingly wonderful and mysterious animals that are found in every ocean, from the shallowest warm tidal pools to cold abyssal depths of 20,000 feet. Perhaps you have seen dried starfish in souvenir shops. Perhaps you should read this story by Loren Eisely… While wandering a … Continued

RV – The Safest Way To Travel During Covid-19

  High Praise from Recent Visitors “I want to compliment Stella Mare RV in Galveston for their response to the Covid-19 virus! They wasted no time to ensure the safety of the RV community during this time! When the pool was re-opened, they were conscientious in cleaning and disinfecting the entire area multiple times during … Continued

Fishing the Beaches, Surf, and Waters of Galveston Island

  Fishing in Galveston Island Like the fish but hate to get wet? Try the Seawall between 10th and 61st streets, where you can fish off of any of the 15 rock groins jutting out from the beach. These projecting groins will get you out deep enough where you might catch speckled trout, black drum … Continued

No Fireworks? No Problem!

Straw Rockets 1. Cut a piece of 8 x 11 printer paper into 12 pieces. If you are holding the paper so the long sides are on the side and the shorter side on the top, you’d cut 6 lines across, and then 1 line down the center. Each piece is about 2″ by 4″ … Continued

Wassup? Check The Galveston Live Cams To Find Out!

East Beach Cam Located at the far eastern tip of the island, East Beach is famous for its great festivals and live concerts held throughout the summer months. The beach park is home to a pavilion, boardwalk and entertainment stage as well as restrooms, showers, chair and umbrella rentals, children’s playground, concessions and other amenities. … Continued

Get Out of the RV and Let the Games Begin

  Chippo Golf Set it up on your RV patio or carry it to the beach. The Chippo Outdoor Golf Game combines cornhole and chip shots to make for a fun new golf-centric game. Golfing buddies (or solo players) can use their own clubs to hit from turf-covered chipping mats into the netted holes. High-density … Continued

Weekend Agenda for Family Camping in Galveston – RV Style

  Here’s your perfect summer weekend getaway agenda… Friday Evening – Breathe in that tangy salt sea air. Walk along the beach. Yes, you are in Heaven. Get settled in and light up that grill! Saturday Morning – Stroll around the beautiful grounds and let your four-legged friends stretch their legs in our two dog … Continued

Enjoy Great Galveston Island Outdoor Activities

  1. Galveston Island State Park Enjoy a soothing beach stroll alone or with your loved ones and spot the undeveloped barrier island habitats. These beautiful natural areas are crucial for conservation and attract a variety of bird species, especially during the spring and fall bird migrations. Unwind and explore all of the best of … Continued