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The Strand Historic District

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Galveston
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  • Olympia Grill
    "Olympia The Grill at Pier"(2 Tips)
    Andy L.
    "Very entertaining part of Galveston."(2 Tips)
    Galveston.com
    "... galleries, and museums within a perfect radius for self-guided..."(2 Tips)
    Olympia The Grill at Pier 21
    "few steps over to Pier 21 and enjoy one of the finest meals"(2 Tips)
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  • Social N.
    Social News NetworkJune 28, 2012
    With so many neat shops to explore and unique eateries and bars, The Strand is an awesome place for friends, couples and even families to have a fun time!
  • Nicole E.
    Nicole EparvierMarch 18, 2015
    The prefect place to spend a day in Galveston. Lots of shots, restaurants and entertainment. Good for all ages. Parking isn't too difficult and there lots to do.
  • Bobby
    BobbyMarch 21, 2015
    Beautifully preserved and true to Galveston's earlier days. The architecture and sturdiness of the structures recalls craftsmanship that is now rarely found.
  • Olympia The Grill at Pier 21
    After a day of shopping on The Strand, walk a few steps over to Pier 21 and enjoy one of the finest meals (and views!) ever at Olympia!
  • Galveston.com
    Galveston.comFebruary 23, 2012
    The downtown area offers an intriguing selection of shops, restaurants, galleries, and museums within a perfect radius for self-guided tours.
  • Shop Across Texas
    Shop Across TexasSeptember 10, 2012
    Beautiful Victorian-style buildings make for picturesque window shopping at this ShopAcrossTexas.com Best Store in Town Shopping Area. Read more
  • Alyssa B.
    Alyssa BroylesAugust 25, 2013
    Most places require purchases or have no public restrooms, all of the parking has to be paid for, great shopping and walking place though.
  • Ben B.
    Ben BaronSeptember 9, 2014
    A mix of interesting shops, restaurants, bars, and tourist traps. Worth a visit but keep moving because there's always more to see.
  • Olympia Grill
    Olympia GrillApril 23, 2012
    Excellent shopping and attractions - and only steps from our sister location, Olympia The Grill at Pier 21!
  • Miriam G.
    Miriam GoldmanJanuary 1, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    One of the most magical shopping districts in the world. It's Disney World's Main Street USA come to life.
  • Andy L.
    Andy LawsonOctober 18, 2011
    Very entertaining part of Galveston. Come at night when teh shops are still open. Eat at Luigis--drink at Tsunamis. Read more
  • American Planning Association
    The Strand - A 2013 "Great Place in America: Street" by the American Planning Association http://www.planning.org/greatplaces
  • Joshua R.
    Joshua RichardsonApril 4, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Chech the pay meter 4 receipts b4 u put money in. I just found 1 that still had 15 mins on it & no car was in the space. Free Parking!
  • Edwina P.
    Edwina ParkerNovember 21, 2011
    Awesome shopping down on Strand Street. Perfect for killing time before boarding your ship.
  • Christopher A.
    Christopher AlemanApril 7, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Check http://www.Galveston.com/calendarofevents to see when the next movie night or music night on the strand occurs!!
  • Andre M.
    It's like stepping back in time. I enjoy an evening walking here.
  • Ang P.
    Ang PFApril 24, 2013
    Stop by the candy shop if you need a public restroom.
  • Adam G.
    Adam GordonDecember 28, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Good touristy spot. Food. Shopping. Museums. Lots to do.
  • Nathan A.
    Nathan AbshireJune 19, 2014
    The best part of Galveston! So much to do!
  • Christopher A.
    Christopher AlemanMarch 5, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Best place to people watch!
  • Glenn S.
    Who doesn't like "The Strand"!
  • veolnet
    veolnetSeptember 18, 2016
    Agradable pasear por las calles, muchas tiendas, restaurantes, dulcerías, heladerías y bares. Bonita vista en el muelle
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