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Best Vacation Home Deals in Galveston

-42%
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Cottage ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, United States
from $138 $236
RedAwning
5.0
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-26%
e.g. 9/29 - 10/6
Condo ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, United States
from $216 $291
RedAwning
4.2
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e.g. 9/29 - 10/6
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, United States
from $137 $387
RedAwning
4.4
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Rent a vacation accommodation in Galveston: from $46 per night

House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, United States
from $131
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4.8
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, United States
from $71
HomeAway
4.3
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, United States
from $76
HomeAway
5.0
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, United States
from $254
VRBO
4.7
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House ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, United States
from $92
HomeAway
5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, United States
from $82
VRBO
4.8
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, United States
from $30
VRBO
4.8
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, United States
from $275
VRBO
4.8
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Apartments With Balconies or Patios

Balcony/Patio
Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, United States
from $47
HomeAway
5.0
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Balcony/Patio
House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, United States
from $54
VRBO
4.9
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Balcony/Patio
House ∙ 3 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, United States
from $308
HomeAway
4.5
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Balcony/Patio
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, United States
from $126
VRBO
4.8
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Vacation Houses With Pools

Pool
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, United States
from $83
HomeAway
4.7
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Pool
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, United States
from $115
HomeAway
4.9
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Pool
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, United States
from $185
HomeAway
4.7
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Pool
Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, United States
from $34
HomeAway
4.9
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Popular Rental Amenities in Galveston

  • Kitchen (3,598)
  • TV (3,517)
  • Microwave (3,399)
  • Internet (3,350)
  • No smoking (3,280)
  • AC (3,198)
  • Dishwasher (2,969)
  • Parking (2,659)
  • Washer (2,620)
  • Grill (2,601)
  • Balcony/Patio (2,315)
  • Pool (2,026)
Filters are conveniently available to help you tailor your search and find the ideal accommodation in Galveston. Most of the vacation rentals in Galveston offer "TVs" or "internet," which makes it a wonderful destination if you want to tune out with some TV time or you can't imagine a vacation without internet. Plan your vacation in advance if you love sweating the stress away in saunas or you want a rental with a jacuzzi. There are just 32 listed properties including "saunas" and 276 accommodations including "Jacuzzis."

Price and Availability Index in Galveston

Vacation Rental Price Information in Galveston

This graph displays average prices of the vacation rentals and holiday apartments located in Galveston. in Galveston, prices can go up to $312 (6/29 - 7/6). Conversely, the cheapest average prices are in a week of December (12/1 - 12/8).

Rental Availability Information in Galveston

Check how busy Galveston is with our availability graph. Be careful if you plan to go to Galveston in September, as it comprises the busiest week of the next 12 months (9/7 - 9/14). Conversely, it is in November (11/3 - 11/10) that the highest percentage of rentals are available.

The Weather in Galveston

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Check out the climate diagram for Galveston. July is the warmest month in Galveston with average maximum temperatures of 91°. No heat wave is expected in January, where minimum average temperatures usally hit a 51° low. The rainiest month is July while the driest month is August.

Accommodations in Galveston

In Galveston, more than half of the 3,811 vacation accommodations are house rentals, which represent 56.14% of its accommodations being offered. Additionally, these accommodations have a median size of 1,640 ft² as well as a median price of $404 per night. Furthermore, if you are going in a group of 9, house rentals are an excellent accommodation type in Galveston, as they usually welcome this exact group size. Vacationers looking for something other than house rentals can also compare many apartment rentals, which are the second most popular property type in Galveston. Apartment rentals in Galveston are 900 ft² on average, with prices averaging $289 per night.

Enjoy the coastal pleasures of Texas with Galveston vacation rentals

Located on the coast of the Bay of Texas, Galveston offers an ideal coastal vacation in the Lone Star State. The town of Galveston is located on Galveston Island, on the southern edge of Texas. At one time, the town was among the largest ports in the United States. Today, this deep heritage lives on in the town’s culture, activities and districts that provide fun for the whole family during your vacation in a comfortable Galveston vacation rental.

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Getting There

Getting to Galveston island

The town of Galveston is located approximately 50 miles south of the major transit hub of Houston, Texas. Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport has scheduled flights to a large number of domestic and international destinations. Houston Hobby Airport is located slightly closer to Galveston Island and is served primarily by Southwest Airlines. Vacationers arriving in Houston by air have the choice of renting a car for the short drive to Galveston, or traveling to your Galveston vacation rental by shuttle service or bus. Galveston is a highly walkable town, although visitors that are traveling with kids or interested in exploring the area around Galveston are better off hiring a vehicle.

Attractions

Travel through time in Galveston’s historical districts

Galveston has a fascinating history that has been well preserved throughout the years, one that is well worth exploring during your stay in the area. The town is home to six historical districts and has more than 60 buildings listed in the National Register of Historic Places, making it one of the most historically important locations of nineteenth century history in the United States.

One of the most popular of these historical districts is the Silk Stocking National Historic District located conveniently in Galveston between Broadway and Seawall Boulevard. The area is enjoyable to explore on foot and contains a large collection of homes built between the American Civil War period and World War II.

The Strand Historic District is a downtown area located within easy distance from your Galveston vacation rental. The area contains Victorian era homes that have been converted into restaurants, antique shops and cafés. This district is popular as an entertainment and shopping hub in Galveston.

Art & Culture

Experience Galveston’s artistic and cultural scene

Galveston is a hot spot for art and culture in the southern United States. Galveston Arts Center offers a rotating exhibition of contemporary art with a particular focus on Texan artists.

The center is also the organizer of the famous Galveston ArtWalk, which takes place every sixth Saturday. The walk promotes the town’s visual art community through guided walks in the town’s historical districts, highlighting artwork in existing commercial galleries and cafés along the way. It is a unique way for visitors in Galveston to experience the heart of this vibrant community.

Another popular cultural destination to visit during your stay in your Galveston vacation home is the Bryan Museum. The museum is home to an extensive collection of historical artefacts from the island and from across Texas.

Family Activities

Enjoying your Galveston vacation home with the whole family

Galveston vacation rentals are the ideal way to get the most out of your vacation with your kids. Having a home to come back to after a long day of sightseeing and enjoying the sunshine makes relaxation even easier.

Galveston is known for its beautiful beaches where families can enjoy swimming, boat rides, fishing and relaxing on the warm sand. Some popular beaches in Galveston are Stewart Beach and East Beach, or are located in nearby Galveston Island State Park.

A visit to the Seawall is a great option for biking, blading and enjoying an ice cream with a view of the Gulf of Mexico. For an enjoyable ride, take the ferry between Galveston and Port Bolivar for the chance to see dolphins swimming alongside the ship and beautiful sunset and sunrise views. As a bonus, the voyage is free of charge!

Sights & things to do in Galveston

Popular attractions in Galveston

The Strand

The Strand is Galveston's historic heart. This is where the town's Mardi Gras celebrations take place, and you'll also find Victorian buildings containing restaurants, bars and curio shops.

Galveston's 61st Street Fishing Pier

The 61st Street Fishing Pier isn't only about fishing, although you'll find an abundance of tackle shops there. It's also a great place to take in the ocean views with a drink and a snack.

Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark

Family fun is guaranteed at Schlitterbahn Galveston Waterpark, where you'll find rides, slides and tubes suitable for children and adults of all ages.

Moody Gardens

There are lots to see and do at the Moody Gardens theme park including aquariums, water park with slides and lazy river, high ropes course, 3D theater and indoor rainforest.

Bishop's Palace

The Victorian mansion of Bishop's Palace opened to the public in 1963, and visitors can now enjoy the stained glass windows, intricate interior design and luxury furnishings including a solid silver fireplace.

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