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Your Holiday Camping Trip Awaits

Leave the snow and ice in your rearview mirror while you escape to Galveston. The winter holidays are much better in south Texas and Galveston has its fair share of holiday fare to make you want to make us your home-base for the holidays. Area Holiday Attractions while Camping Thanksgiving on The Gulf It’s time … Continued

38th Annual Galveston Island Oktoberfest

A huge part of the Galveston Island’s Oktoberfest vibe are the upbeat songs to sing along with or dance to, like German Oompah, (Not Polka!). Either way the music, food, drinks, and great times all around will leave you gasping for more! Children will enjoy the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, a Chicken Dance contest, … Continued

No RV? No Problem – Book a Vacation Home Rental

  The ‘Sunny Smile’ vacation home, accommodates up to 14 guests, and the ‘Into the Blue’ rental accommodates up to 12 guests. Both housing rental options offer beautiful gulf views that can be enjoyed from the wrap-around deck. Enjoy free beach access across the street, as well as a spacious pool, and in-pool lounging chairs. … Continued

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