Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Strand Historic District

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Strand Historic District. Travellers especially like the restaurants, beaches and bars in this romantic and walkable city. For a bit of culture, visit Galveston Island Railroad Museum, Texas Seaport Museum or Grand 1894 Opera House. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Strand Historic District

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Strand Historic District a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Galveston Schlitterbahn Waterpark (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Magic Carpet Golf (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Moody Gardens Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Galveston Country Club (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Bayou Golf Club (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Strand Historic District

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Strand Historic District

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Strand Historic District is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Moody Gardens (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Galveston Island State Park (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Porretto Beach (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Stewart Beach Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Seawolf Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Big Reef Nature Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Strand Historic District

The nearest airport is in Houston, TX (EFD-Ellington Field), located 30.6 mi (49.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Houston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby), which is 37.7 mi (60.6 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Strand Historic District?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,410 holiday lettings around Strand Historic District. From 500 Houses to 803 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Strand Historic District?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Strand Historic District. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Gulf Coast: 94,878 holiday homes
  • Terramar Beach: 499 holiday homes
  • Texas Gulf Coast: 10,770 holiday homes
  • Indian Beach: 62 holiday homes
  • Jamaica Beach: 187 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Strand Historic District! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Strand Historic District?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Strand Historic District with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Seabrook: 120 holiday lettings
  • League City: 3,390 holiday lettings
  • Silk Stocking District: 179 holiday lettings
  • Kemah: 1,135 holiday lettings
  • Tiki Island: 2,479 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Strand Historic District?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Strand Historic District. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier: 1,528 holiday rentals
  • 61st Street Fishing Pier: 2,537 holiday rentals
  • Seawall Boulevard: 1,649 holiday rentals
  • Galveston Fishing Pier: 2,581 holiday rentals
  • Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum: 2,444 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Strand Historic District listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Explore destinations around Strand Historic District

120 holiday rentals
League City
3,390 holiday rentals
Silk Stocking District
179 holiday rentals
1,135 holiday rentals
Tiki Island
2,479 holiday rentals
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El Lago
154 holiday rentals
San Leon
110 holiday rentals
Texas City
1,674 holiday rentals
Port Bolivar
1,601 holiday rentals
133 holiday rentals
Bayou Vista
1,602 holiday rentals
Santa Fe
808 holiday rentals
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La Marque
1,475 holiday rentals
Smith Point
488 holiday rentals
Clear Lake Shores
141 holiday rentals
Taylor Lake Village
136 holiday rentals
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