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  • Houseboat on Gulf of Mexico, Corpus Christi
    Best places to retire along the Gulf Coast of Texas
    The Gulf Coast of Texas continues to be a magnet for retirees due to low-cost living, warm weather averaging 70 degrees year-round and approximately 370 miles of scenic coastline. Another draw to the State of Texas is the absence of state and...
  • Mardi Gras! Galveston! and a Valentine sweetie
    Mardi Gras! Galveston! Valentine’s weekend keeps rolling with more great music
    Mardi Gras! Galveston! Valentine’s Day weekend is the last weekend for the 12 day festivities, but the good times and good music are still rolling. Beginning on Friday, February 13, 2015, the gates open again to Mardi Gras! Galveston! The...
  • Recording Artists Delta Rae headlined the first weekend of Mardi Gras! Galveston!
    104th Celebration of Mardi Gras! Galveston! headliner Delta Rae music review
    Friday, February 6, 2015, Mardi Gras fans streamed through to the spectacular revelry of the 104th Celebration of Mardi Gras! Galveston! The pride of and the oldest Mardi Gras event in Texas continues for two entire weeks, ending on Fat Tuesday,...
  • Budweiser Clydedales
    Budweiser Clydesdale horses coming to Mardi Gras Galveston
    Mardi Gras Galveston begins in just three days and Del Papa Distributing Company has something special in store as it hosts the world famous Budweiser Clydesdales on February 6, 7, and 8, 2015.Budweiser’s Clydesdale horses are among the most...
  • Martina McBride headlines concert for military families aboard Carnival Freedom
    Martina McBride to headline concert for military families on Carnival Freedom
    The Carnival Freedom will live up to its name on Valentine’s Day by hosting a concert featuring Martina McBride to honor U.S. military families. The event also will welcome the Freedom to its new year-round homeport of Galveston.“The...
  • ‘Full Throttle Saloon’ at Lone Star Bike Rally this weekend
    ‘Full Throttle Saloon’ at Lone Star Bike Rally this weekend
    Fans of the hit TV show “Full Throttle Saloon” have been wondering what happened to the show since TruTV cancelled it. They also want to know what Michael Ballard has been up to. According to a November 7 report from The Citizen,...
  • Chinese Ice Carvers
    Galveston Island, a surprising vacation treat
    By Bob & Sandy NesoffMembers: North American Travel Journalists Association American Society of Journalists and AuthorsIf it’s good enough for Disney, it’s good enough for anyone else.Galveston Island just south of Houston, Texas,...
  • Disney Cruise Line offers a spectacular fireworks show on every itinerary
    Disney Cruise Line announces a return to Galveston
    Disney Cruise Linerecently releasedits 2015 itineraries and to the surprise of many, Galveston has been added back to the list ofdeparture ports. The Disney Magic called Galveston its home for a short spell, but even after heavy targeted marketing...
  • Carnival Magic on cruise from Galveston, Texas
    Galveston is 4th busiest U.S. cruise port
    Galveston is the closest cruise port to Austin, one we can drive to rather than needing to fly, which saves both time and money. So, it’s good to know that the Port of Galveston is doing a brisk business and contributing to the cruise...
  • G-Bay Paddle Race to benefit charity and community
    G-Bay Paddle Race to benefit charity and community
    Island Paddle is hosting its second annual G-Bay Paddle Race at Moody Gardens on Saturday, September 27, 2014, from 9am-2pm. The first race in the series is a 5K Stand Up Paddle (SUP) race. The second race will be the same distance but for canoe...
  • Brewmasters Craft Beer Festival
    Brewmasters Craft Beer Festival begins tomorrow. Do you have your tickets?
    Today is Thursday, August 28, 2014 and do you know what that means? The largest and best beer festival in Texas begins in just one day, taking place near the Gulf of Mexico in southeast Texas. It’s the Brewmaster’s Craft Beer Festival,...
  • Brewmaster's Craft Beer Festival
    Brewmaster's Craft Beer Festival: Labor Day weekend getaway in Galveston
    Galveston, Texas is a nice place for a weekend getaway. The city within an island has much to offer the casual tourist with a list that includes museums, parks, beaches, and more. One of the best weekends to plan a getaway to Galveston is Labor...
  • Brewmasters Craft Beer Festival
    Brewmasters Craft Beer Festival set for Moody Gardens
    Looking for a great way to spend your Labor Day weekend? If the thought of tasting new beers in a lively atmosphere sounds appealing, then consider attending the Brewmasters Craft Beer Festival, scheduled for the end of August, 2014. Here are the...
  • Results and highlights: Summer Shootout benefiting Isaac’s Fight
    Results and highlights: Summer Shootout benefiting Isaac’s Fight
    The “Summer Shootout” benefiting Isaac’s Fight was blessed with groundswell in July! Freesurfers and participants could hardly fathom the unusual albeit ideal wave conditions. A large number of supporters came out, and all...
  • 2014 Galveston Island Beach Revue
    2014 Galveston Island Beach Revue
    Presented by Hotel Galvez & Spa and Islander By Choice, the 2014 Galveston Island Beach Revue has revamped their Bathing Beauties Contest. This year, it kicks off May 16th - May 17th. There is a weekend of live music, a movie showing, an...
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