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The Strand

2100 Strand St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1633
+1 409-762-2515
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Galveston Island and Houston Sightseeing Tour
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A lively strip in the heart of historic Galveston feautures pubs, delis and specialty shops.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“unique shops” (65 reviews)
“fun shopping” (43 reviews)
“lots of shops” (78 reviews)
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2100 Strand St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1633
+1 409-762-2515

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

The Strand is a street stretching about 6 blocks in downtown Galveston. There are many shops, eateries, bars, etc. You can buy a beer in this area and legally walk around it.

Thank James H
Reviewed 14 November 2017

After food at Pier 21. we decided to go check out the old downtown area = The Strand! only really took us 3 blocks to find what was interesting or fun to do! Stopped at 3 different sites with tables & chairs to sit down...More

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We went seeking a fab bloody mary, but never found the "one" we had heard about, but our friends couldn't remember where it was so I guess we didn't drink ourselves far enough down the street. LOL. We did have a good one though and...More

Thank ShellMTX
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We were... Underwhelmed. Its just gift shops and food. Nothing particularly special about it. There was lots of history which was cool. There was a very new orleans feel to the architecture. Things closed super early though. The family atmisphere disapeared around 7 and the...More

Thank Jill E
Reviewed 4 November 2017

This is a very cool shopping area within an Old Town area of Galveston. There is many different things to do including eating and drinking...

Thank Lewis J
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

From the turn of the century, of particular interest were the old wooden buildings. We had the benefit of being there just before Halloween and so lot's of additional decoration was around. The wooden sculpture walking tour is worthwhile too. Not so much for the...More

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 1 November 2017

The Strand area was once the place in Texas and one of the hotspots in the US. It experienced a long period of decline but is coming back very nicely with a large choice of places to eat, shop or just hand out and experience...More

Thank Hud B
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

The strand has really cute shops for gifts, clothing, and collectibles! We loved the candy shop and the sea themed shop! There were a few bars and restaurants and great architecture! We had a great time. Having to pay for parking on a quiet weekday...More

Thank julesmelrose13
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Mostly your average souvenir shops but we did discover a few really interesting places there. It is worth the time going through the shops, some of them are really neat.

Thank travalingjack
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We had a lot of fun shopping here for souvenirs, etc. Unique shops with lots of Texas and Galveston items. Hot out? No worries many shops either sell ice cream or ice cold beer (in ice) you can purchase and enjoy out on the sidewalk....More

Thank Lauri W
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Laura L
5 September 2017|
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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.