With amenities and attractions minutes from the harbor, Galveston Island is the perfect place to extend your cruise vacation. With most cruises departing between 4 and 5 p.m., you can easily add some fun to your cruise vacation! Whether you have a half day, full day or longer, take advantage of all the island has to offer.
TRAVEL TIP: Arrive a day or two early and check in at any of the island hotels that offer port shuttle services and free parking during your cruise when you book at least a one-night stay.
For a stay near the port,
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