Howard Johnson Express Galveston

8216 Harborside Dr., Galveston, Texas, 77554, United States | 1 star hotel
Prices starting from $63.00
 

Travel Blogs from Galveston

Slowly Westward

A travel blog entry by mrear99

3
9

... galore may have looked askance as I approached and politely asked the question every mechanic hates, “Can I borrow some tools?” Between the meager wheel chair tool kit we had and the borrowed tools, Paula and I managed to follow most of the directions and assembled the rack with only a dozen or so extra washers and a team building exercise completed with only a bit of temporary emotional damage.

From there we headed off the beaten ...

Let's change direction

A travel blog entry by d-m-adventure

14

... in Galveston and Darren captured a dolphin.

So we head to San Antonio only to be caught in what we thought was rush hour traffic... turns out it was the traffic created by the parade for the San Antonio Spurs after winning the NBA. Brad said later he was caught up in the celebration when he arrived in San Antonio earlier in the week ...

Unexpected delight with a detour

A travel blog entry by d-m-adventure

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On our way to Galveston we got caught in traffic so we opted for an adventure in the form of a detour. What a surprising view. The Gulf roughly lapping the shores; beautiful homes on stilts, pastel colors of beach community homes were easy on the eye. I wish more of them were caught in pictures. Small farms, resturants and shops dotted the main drag and the bay was so still in direct contrast of the gulf. This was an enjoyable ...

Home Sweet Home

A travel blog entry by joyf

4

... get a porter, you skip the queue. As for us with foreign passports. The porters will have to go through the same customs line so not a big deal. The queue on this line is much shorter anyway.

Found our shuttle waiting for us and took us straight to our car - too ...

"Galveston, oh, Galveston"

A travel blog entry by john.and.becky

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... so we did see people trying to surf and wind surf (whatever you call using a little surf board with a parachute like kite to pick you up out of the water and drop you back down).
And the City beach at the other end of the strip was busy with lots of people playing on the beach. It does cost $8.00 to park there.

We went for a little drive through town and enjoyed the historic residential area. Boy, ...

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This 1 star hotel, located on 8216 Harborside Dr., Galveston, is near Moody Gardens and Port of Galveston.
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