Island District: 61st Street
6303 Broadway St, Galveston, TX 77551
SpringHill Suites Galveston Island Description
Whether you are departing for one of the many cruise ships departing out of the official Port of Galveston or heading for some shopping or dining in the Historic Strand District, you are only minutes away when you stay here. The Port of Galveston has served over 2 million cruise passengers and serves more every day. If you need cruise parking information, you can find more information here. They offer both economy lots with a shuttle and express lots without a shuttle.
Transport yourself to the tropical rainforests of Asia, Africa, and the Americas in the Rainforest Pyramid at Moody Gardens where they have over 1,700 exotic plants and endangered animals. Indulge your senses in a rare, up-close, and interactive adventure. Explore the Aquarium Pyramid with one of the largest aquariums in the Southwest. Sharks, seals, penguins, and thousands of tropical fish roam this 1.5-million-gallon aquarium.
Schlitterbahn Water Park is perfect for kids of all ages. Float the lazy river or thrill yourself on rides like the Bahnzai Pipeline and Dragon Blaster. You can also relax in the Blastenhoff Heated Pool and Swim Up Bar. Grab a bodyboard and surf the waves on the Boogie Bahn. See who can stay on the longest!
Take in a show at Texas’ oldest opera house, The Grand 1894 Opera House. Check out their website for times and shows. Feel a piece of living Galveston Island history and transport yourself back in time.
If you are wanting to fly into Galveston, check out Scholes International Airport. They offer hangar space and FBO services like fuel and car rental services. The airport offers easy access to The University of Texas Medical Branch, Texas A&M University at Galveston, Galveston College, and many other businesses.
They offer a free buffet and hot breakfast along with free coffee and tea to get your morning started off right. Free wifi, an indoor pool, a hot tub, a fitness center, and a convenience store are here for you. Some suites offer a balcony with a view of Moody Gardens and Galveston Bay.