Driftwood Motor Hotel
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Day 5A day of rest at the Galveston Island State Park! I took the day off from driving and rested and rearranged my stuff. The bed in the back had become wet from the rainstorm the other day so I set everything out to dry well. In the afternoon I went for ...
Day 4I headed for Baton Rouge and then along the Gulf of Mexico coast as it was all Mississippi delta marsh and I wanted to see it. I wound my way along slowly and found a road that was as close to the gulf as I could get. I kept a lookout for alligators, to no avail though as it is too cold out. Saw some Ibis and white and blue herons. Lots of marsh plants looked familiar. Had ...
... blocked the doors of the lighthouse so people could not get in and be rescued and the people inside could hear their screams. Nice story, huh?
Then the ferry ride. Always fun and there is the chance to see the dolphins playing alongside the ferry and see the gulls and pelicans following along behind the ferry. Fortunately, they only allow feeding of the birds at the back of ...
Well, today is our last day here in Galveston. Tomorrow we will head for San Antonio. Gil & Lois have been there since Saturday, so they will know the lay of the land already.
It was kind of weird being here in Galveston right after them. Originally we had planned to head to San Antonio after New Orleans, but then we decided we should do Galveston too and, since we had already booked New ...
... and that's exactly why we were there.
We checked out the cruise port shopping area called the Strand, learned about off shore drilling and took some time to take care of business back home. Yet, we mostly soaked in the rays, allowed Rusty to run the beaches and relaxed. While we were out there I realized that living near a body of water is important to us. Ya just take things at a slower pace and remember to breathe.
Other places to stay in Galveston
5002 Seawall Blvd, Galveston | 3 star hotelfrom $146
- All things considered
- A Awful view
- We enjoyed the Holiday Inn
6300 Seawall Blvd, Galveston | 2 star hotelfrom $182
- In need of work
- Don't even think about the Victorian Condotel
- Never again!
5914 Seawall Blvd., Galveston | 2 star hotelfrom $83
- Pretty decent place to stay.
- Very Nice Hotel
- Smoky smell
6102 Seawall Blvd., Galveston | 3 star hotelfrom $163
- Great stay!
- Simply Fabulous
- Great alternative to traditional hotel...
8710 Seawall Blvd, Galveston | 2 star hotelfrom $116
- Very clean and quiet
- Handicapped room w/ jacuzzi
- Good Choice
2300 Ship's Mechanic Row, Galveston | 4 star hotelfrom $155
- THE place to go in Galveston
- Best company meeting ever!
- Saved the day!
11743 San Luis Pass Road, Galveston | 3 star hotelfrom $157
1702 Seawall Boulevard, Galveston | 3 star hotelfrom $143
- Loved it!
- Not a Resort, even though it's in the name
- Great hotel - best on the island!
2300 Seawall Blvd, Galveston | 3 star hotelfrom $123
- No problems at all. A little pricy but nice stay
- Bad service, needs improvement
- Nothing Special, but Just Fine
6431 Central City Boulevard, Galveston | 2 star hotelfrom $180
5924 Seawall Blvd, Galveston | 2 star hotelfrom $112
- Thank you Quality Inn and Suites!
- Lovely New Hotel...Great Views and Service.
- Nice Place to Stay
808 61st Street, Galveston | 2 star hotelfrom $99
2826 63rd Street, Galveston | 2 star hotelfrom $119
- Fabulous and at a great price
- Nice New Facility, Not Great Management
- Good value
6303 Broadway St, Galveston | 3 star hotelfrom $101
37th and Seawall Blvd, Galveston | 3 star hotelfrom $89
- We stayed here in AUG of 2001 & 2003
- Perfect Location
- Terrible management go elsewhere
102 Seawall Boulevard, Galveston | 2 star hotelfrom $135
2525 Jones Drive, Galveston | 2 star hotelfrom $79
8216 Harborside Dr., Galveston | 1 star hotelfrom $63
8628 Seawall Blvd, Galveston | 3 star hotelfrom $133
Pier 21 , Galveston | 3 star hotelfrom $136
- Harbor house heaven
- Great location - Needs better management
- My favorite
6311 Central City Blvd., Galveston | 2 star hotelfrom $55
3924 Avenue U, Galveston | 1 star hotelfrom $79
4000 Seawall Blvd, Galveston | Hotelfrom $150
6302 Seawall Blvd., Galveston | 2 star hotelfrom $112
800 Seawall Blvd., Galveston | Hotelfrom $89