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

The Difference Between a Gulf and the Ocean

When folks visit us, they sometimes ask about the difference between the Gulf and an ocean. At Stella Mare RV Resort, we’re happy to answer people’s questions, but want to note that we’re on the Gulf of Mexico not the ocean. While that sounds like it might be just semantics, it actually does make a … Continued

Food and Wine Festival in Galveston

If you’re vacationing at all in April, spend at least part of the time here in Galveston. Why spend your vacation in Galveston? There are many reasons to do so any time of year, but in late April, the 26th and 27th in particular, Galveston puts on a pretty good Island Food and Wine Festival, … Continued

Isn’t Opera Grand?

When you’re visiting Galveston, your mind is naturally going to head towards our wonderful beaches and they are hard to beat, especially as the weather warms up and skies clear. However, it would be a mistake to think that that’s the only thing that Galveston has to offer. Galveston also extends a healthy does of … Continued

Spring Break in Galveston!

We’ve been talking a lot about the different beaches that you have access to here in Galveston over the last few months, and there’s a reason to go along with the rhyme. If you’re not involved in the school system at all anymore it might have escaped your attention, but it’s March, and that means … Continued

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