Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Strand Historic District

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Strand Historic District. Travelers like the restaurants, beaches and bars in this romantic and walkable city. For a bit of culture, visit Galveston Island Railroad Museum, Texas Seaport Museum or Grand 1894 Opera House. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Strand Historic District

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Strand Historic District a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Galveston Schlitterbahn Waterpark (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Magic Carpet Golf (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Moody Gardens Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Galveston Country Club (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Bayou Golf Club (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Strand Historic District

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 90°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Strand Historic District

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Strand Historic District is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Moody Gardens (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Galveston Island State Park (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Porretto Beach (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Stewart Beach Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Seawolf Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Big Reef Nature Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Strand Historic District

The nearest airport is in Houston, TX (EFD-Ellington Field), located 30.6 mi (49.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Houston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby), which is 37.7 mi (60.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Strand Historic District?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,382 vacation rentals near Strand Historic District. From 500 Houses to 797 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover the Strand Historic District area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Strand Historic District?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Strand Historic District. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Mardi Gras Galveston: 2,552 vacation rentals
  • Chili Quest & Beer Fest: 2,551 vacation rentals
  • Galveston: 2,633 vacation rentals
  • Crystal Beach: 734 vacation rentals
  • Jamaica Beach: 192 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Strand Historic District! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Strand Historic District?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Strand Historic District:

  • Galveston: 2,633 rentals
  • Port Bolivar: 1,707 rentals
  • Kemah: 1,070 rentals
  • Tiki Island: 2,455 rentals
  • Texas City: 1,610 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Strand Historic District?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Strand Historic District. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Galveston Seawall: 2,462 rentals
  • Kemah Boardwalk: 76 rentals
  • Galveston Island State Park: 2,340 rentals
  • Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier: 1,487 rentals
  • Seawall Boulevard: 1,604 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Strand Historic District listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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