Best Budget Attractions in Galveston

  The Seawall FREE! The main reason to visit Galveston is the seawall. You’ll love strolling the beach, meeting people, and taking your dog for a walk. Always clean and safe! The doggies love it. You will too. Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum Low cost (Tickets $6 – $10, plus group discounts). The … Continued

Halloween Events in Galveston

Special Halloween Events in Galveston October 17 – Galveston Cemetery Tour: M**der, Movie Stars, Military & More Truth can be stranger than fiction. Join us in wandering through one of Galveston’s oldest cemeteries this Halloween season to hear stories about colorful characters from Galveston’s past including M**der victims, movie stars, military men and more. Come … Continued

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