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

Beaches and Dreams: Galveston Beaches Part Two

Last month we started talking about the closeness of Stella Mare RV Resort to the Galveston beaches. We were working our way across the island starting at the west end and going east. We previously discussed Galveston island State Park and the West End Pocket Parks. Moving eastward we’ll next encounter the Seawall Urban Park. … Continued

Mardi Gras in Galveston

This month we get to experience one of the high points of the year, Mardi Gras. While commonly associated with New Orleans, Mardi Gras Galveston also celebrates! While you’re staying at Stella Mare RV Resort, you’ll be well positioned to experience and enjoy as much of the celebration as you’d like. Mardi Gras Galveston History … Continued

Beaches and Dreams: Galveston Beaches

One of the main reason’s folks come down to stay with us here at the Stella Mare RV Resort is to beach it! After all, you want to come to a place that sports great weather most of the year and is surrounded by sand and surf without experiencing any of it. With that in … Continued

Fort Crockett

When you’re visiting Galveston, you may notice some enormous concrete structures along the seawall highway on Galveston Beach. These structures are pieces of Galveston’s history and concerns about the security of the United States. They’re part of Fort Crockett, near our Stella Mare RV Resort. Fort Crockett History Fort Crockett Today The massive amounts of … Continued

Fishing on Galveston Bay

One of the best ways to enjoy your time here in Galveston while you’re staying at the Stella Mare RV Resort is to go fishing on Galveston Bay. You’ll find all sorts of options for a great fishing experience. We’ve got everything you could possibly want to get started including bait and tackle shops, a … Continued

Fun Facts About Galveston

Often, people will live somewhere and not know some of the interesting lore and fun facts about Galveston, for instance. While you could eventually learn them all by when you’re staying at the Stella Mare RV Resort, we thought we’d speed up the process for you. Heck, even if you’ve stayed with us before, you … Continued