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The Strand

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“unique shops”(70 reviews)
“fun shopping”(45 reviews)
“lots of shops”(82 reviews)
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 2 August 2018 via mobile

Nice place to shop. You can find a little of everything for everybody. Along with music and food....

Thank Mrs M
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Nice treat in Galveston to walk around and grab a bite to eat and drink. Ample nearby parking makes it an easy visit.

Thank Krista Y
Reviewed 1 August 2018

The Strand is one of those things that you have to do when visiting Galveston. I recommend going to Star Dug Store. The Strand has all kinds of neat things. There are several places to eat that have great food.

Thank bradspaith
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Strand St. reminded me a lot of New Orleans.. the architecture, the public drinking and shopping. Lots of stores and unique galleries to visit. Many stores have alcohol for you to purchase in the entry way; get it coming or going though I could never...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

This is a small area in downtown Galveston where you can shop. It is only a couple of blocks from the cruise terminals. There are lots of shops and places to eat. You can carry an open container. Not all shops will want you to...More

Thank Jason Y
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Loved all the little shops. People were awesome and very friendly!! Stop and have a drink and shop. Whether you want traditional or eccentric....you will find it! Loved everything about it!

Thank Rainey B
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

I can easily spend hours here.. find a place to park your car for the day and plan on wearing comfy shoes for walking.. there are blocks with many neat stores for souvenirs, beachwear, food, and island art. You will love it... take your time...More

Thank PattieNeh
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

My family had a wonderful time lots of fun things to do! Candy and icecream shop lots of fun stores! Places to eat great down town area a must if your in the area!

Thank Melberry44
Reviewed 28 July 2018

A lot of history at the strand. People were very friendly and helpful. Enjoyed going into all the shops.

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

The strand is a place to buy souvenirs and drink a beer while walking the streets. I went with my family which included a 2 and 3yr old. I think you would have a better time with older kids that can shop around while you...More

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Jennifer W
30 July 2018|
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Response from D2688KPrichard | Reviewed this property |
yes they are open on sundays. i prob depends on the shop itself. some serve drinks so im sure they are open late
Jennifer W
30 July 2018|
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Response from Greg R | Reviewed this property |
Jennifer, I believe the shops are open 7 days a week. If cruise ships are in port, everything will be open for sure. I didnt spend much time on The Strand in the early evening, other than dining, but the touristy shops were... More
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