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Cruises from Galveston
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Cruises from Galveston

Cruises from Galveston are typically available all year long, mostly ranging from 4- to 7-nights (although there are a few longer cruises available). The Western Caribbean is the most common destination on a cruise from Galveston. There are also many Eastern Caribbean cruises that start in Galveston, as well as a small selection of Panama Canal and Bahamas cruises. The city of Galveston is located on Galveston Island in Texas. This coastal city is a popular tourist destination in itself, making it a great place to cruise from.

Among cruise lines offering cruises from Galveston are popular mainstream brands Royal Caribbean, Carnival Cruise Lines, and Disney Cruise Line.

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Cruise Lines with Cruises from Galveston

The following cruise lines feature cruises leaving from Galveston. Click the name of the cruise line to view upcoming cruises that they're featuring from Galveston:
Carnival Cruises from Galveston
Carnival Cruises from Galveston
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Disney Cruises from Galveston
Disney Cruises from Galveston
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Royal Caribbean Cruises from Galveston
Royal Caribbean Cruises from Galveston
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Prices listed above were accurate when posted online, are based on double occupancy, include port charges and are subject to change based on the live availability of the ship. Please click the link provided in the sale box to find out the current pricing and availability. The offer details for any bonuses are listed during the online booking process. Certain restrictions apply.

Destinations for Cruises from Galveston

The following cruise destinations can be visited on a cruise from Galveston. Click any destination to view some of the upcoming cruises from Galveston that are available:
Bahamas Cruises from Galveston
Bahamas Cruises from Galveston
Caribbean Cruises from Galveston
Caribbean Cruises from Galveston

Things to do in Galveston

These are just a few of the more popular tourist attractions in Galveston, along with a brief description:

♦ Moody Gardens
This theme park is a great place to spend time before or after a cruise from Galveston. Within Moody Gardens is the Aquarium Pyramid (featuring a variety of exhibits, including one with penguins), the 10-story Rainforest Pyramid (containing over 1,000 species of exotic plants from the rainforests of Africa, Asia and the Americas) , golf course (called Moody Gardens Golf), 4D theater, IMAX 3D theater, and even a hotel (appropriately named Moody Gardens Hotel).Moody Gardens

♦ Bishop's Palace
The one of the grandest and best-known buildings in Galveston is Bishop's Palace. This Victorian castle, which was built from 1886 to 1892, was named one of America's 100 most important buildings by the American Institute of Architects. This palace features luxurious furnishings, rare woods, amazing fireplaces and much more. Guided tours of the palace are given hourly. Admission is $10 for adults, and $7 for students (ages 6-18). Children 5 and under are free. Hours of operation are Monday through Saturday, 11 am to 4 pm, and Sunday, Noon to 4 pm. Hours of operation (may be seasonal) and admission costs are subject to change, so please verify them with Bishop's Palace prior to visiting it.

♦ Galveston Island State Park
This huge park is filled with things to do, making it a great place to check out before and/or after cruises from Galveston. Within this park is a beach and campgrounds, and taking a birding walk is a popular thing to do there. It was devastated by Hurricane Ike, but since 2009 the park has been undergoing a revitalization process to bring it back to it's once great form. The park is open daily, from 7 am to 10 pm and has a $5 per person entrance fee for 13 year olds and older (while children 12 and younger are free). Operating times and entrance fees are subject to change, so please verify them with the park directly prior to your vacation.