Glorious Galveston Getaways

For a seaside vacation, head to the Texas coastline for some of the prettiest beaches along the Gulf coast. In particular, Galveston, with its 30-plus miles of shoreline, is a good location to go because of the selection of things to do. There are a number of beaches that accommodate various activities and age groups, so whether you're going out with a group of friends or the family, Galveston has something to offer.

The main beach on Galveston Island is a fantastic day visit. The beaches are clean, quiet and vast, so they can maintain a lot of guests without feeling crowded. If you travel to this beach, there are a few details you should know. First of all, no one can stay on the beach overnight. Campfires and alcohol are not allowed. Pets must be on a leash. Walking on sand dunes is strictly not allowed. Security guards are scattered around the area watching for lawbreakers.

Although this may seem like a lot of rules, they are in place to make this beach a quiet, relaxing day at the water and not a party-laden, litter-strewn college spring break atmosphere. For those who come to the beach to read a book, get some sun, and take a rejuvenating dip in the water, this is the place to head to.

If you have to drink alcohol while you're on a beach, then head over to the east end of Galveston Island to East Beach. This is the largest beach by area in Texas, and set up with the party group in mind. There is a bar sitting on the beach, you can lease umbrellas for shade and there’s a volleyball court set up in the summer months. There are also fresh-water showers so you can rinse the salt off your body prior to heading back.

For the family with smaller children, Steward Beach is your destination. It is set up similar to East Beach but with a kids play area and no bars. Drinking is not allowed on this beach. Parking and access to this beach is free as well. Keep in mind, though, that there are no public restrooms here, so plan accordingly. If you desire sand and sun in a kid's setting, this is the beach for you.

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