Cruises from Galveston
Galveston is a coastal city on Galveston Island in the US state of Texas. It is known for the hurricane that devastated the city in 1900, that is still regarded as the deadliest natural disaster in American history. This event has given rise to something unique to the island - the tree sculptures - fascinating works of art created from the trees that were damaged in the hurricane. Possessing all the delights of a small southern town, it is also home to one of the largest and well-preserved concentrations of Victorian architecture in the country. Read more
Most residents can't remember the last time they visited the mainland and, if circumstances permitted, they would never leave.