HISTORIC GALVESTON, TEXAS
Shimmering in the bright coastal sunlight, Galveston is full of history; where the dramas of Texas have unfolded like chapters in a spell-binding book. Modern Galveston remains a shinning light on the Upper Coast of Texas, and a great winter destination.
Looking for a warm destination for Winter.. temperatures no lower than the 50's.. a place where you can wear shorts in December? The answer may very well be beautiful Galveston Island, Texas on the Gulf of Mexico.
And if you're in to history, you'll appreciate Galveston, the virtual birthplace of Texas. Galveston sports the first newspaper in Texas, the first radio station, the first public library -- and the list goes on.
And Galveston is a community of great celebration, from the annual Dickens on the Strand Festival to colorful Mardis Gras celebrations each spring, Galveston has a little of something for everyone.
Galveston Island's climate during the winter months ranges from the very infrequent 50's to the low 80's. The Island features beautiful Gulf sunsets and beaches, with a wide variety of shopping, historic homes and museums and fantastic dining. In fact, Galveston Island has over 550 designated historical landmarks on the National Register of Historic Places and over 1500 restored historic homes. The Island offers over 95 shops, restaurants and art galleries conveniently located all within walking distance.
Average Yearly Temperature 69°F / 21°C
Average Yearly High 74°F / 23°C Average Yearly Low 66°F / 19°C
Average Warmest Month July & August - 87°F / 31°C
Average Coolest Month January - 47°F / 8°C
Record High 102°F / 39°C Record Low 14°F / -10°C
Average Yearly Rainfall 3.5 inches
Average Wettest Month September (5.9 inches)
Average Driest Month March (2.2 inches)
By vacationing in Texas during the "off season," you can take advantage of better prices without compromising the quality of your experience or accommodations. Timeshare rentals often cost hundreds less than renting hotel rooms and also offer additional space and amenities. Along the Gulf Coast - where temperatures rarely drop below 50 degrees in the winter- Galveston timeshare is a great choice because of the wide array of activities the town has to offer. Tour Galveston's 1,500 restored historic homes, or visit Moody Garden's Aquarium Pyramid, home to 8,000 species of tropical fish.
Visit historic Galveston Island!