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A lively strip in the heart of historic Galveston feautures pubs, delis and specialty shops.
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2100 Strand St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1633
+1 409-762-2515
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Reviewed today via mobile

Had a great day shopping on the Strand. There's something for everyone and you can find a lot of unique gifts etc. But I must warn you that it's not cheap, I paid $2.50 for a 16oz bottle of soda. However, I learned that you...More

Thank tanyap924
Reviewed yesterday

We were there on a Saturday, and it was really busy, and you should download the Pay by Phone app to save time to pay for parking around The Strand!

Thank Teri J
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited the Strand twice during our stay and enjoyed it greatly! A must go to if visiting Galveston.

Thank shelleyjansky
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Many shops here. Some boutiques and some typical souvenirs shops. All shop owners we encountered were super friendly. Restaurants also on the strand. Some nice photo op areas also

Thank beachnboat67
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

So the strand is pretty cool. It’s a bunch of little shops. You should check them out if your in the shopping mood. They have shops where you can get little memorabilia or souvenirs. Places to eat, ice cream! There’s a beef jerky shop. A...More

Thank Jaclyn H
Reviewed 6 days ago

There are lots of cute shops in the area. This is the perfect place to get souvenirs. This area also has a trolley that is $1 each time you board.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The strand is one of my favorite parts of Galveston. The nighttime activity here is so much fun as well as the restaurants and shopping during the day! If you visit you must stop by at Gracies! It is a favorite of mine!

3  Thank kfclark13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of great shopping where you can buy beer and walk freely around the streets with it! Many great places to eat also. Definitely worth visiting when in Galveston!

Thank amy j
Reviewed 1 week ago

An easy place to stroll with many storefronts undercover on the walkway. Be aware these are raised walkways with lots of steps. Parking can be a pain. Try to park on side streets if possible

Thank ronsT6514FL
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time shopping on the strand (even in the rain) but most stores have steps so leave the stroller at home or you'll be dragging it up steps.

Thank jbarnett04
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Laura L
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Response from Maile C | Reviewed this property |
I have heard that the terminal has storage across the street. I don't know positively as I haven't used it, ask on board the ship. They will know. I have also heard there is storage somewhere on the Strand, Chamber of... More
Jennifer W
21 July 2017|
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Response from sally8363 | Reviewed this property |
There's a nice visitor center across from the Rosenberg Library. They can tell you all you need to know.
Jennifer W
21 July 2017|
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Response from michael c | Reviewed this property |
Ditto...didn't see any golf cart tours, just the horse and carriage tour. Not sure the price on that, but it looked like there was a sign on one of the corners.