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Galveston, Texas: An LGBT Friendly Gem

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Looking for a relaxed island getaway in an LGBT friendly environment? Galveston, Texas, an island located in the south of Texas, just might be the perfect match for you.

Only thirty-two miles long and two and a half miles wide, Galveston provides visitors with a little taste of small town serenity, only 40 minutes (by air) from Houston.

In Galveston you can spend your days enjoying the beaches, eating fresh seafood, getting in some shopping or simply soaking in the many historical sites that can be found around the island.

LGBT Friendly Lodging
While the entire city of Galveston is known to be relatively LGBT friendly, here are a few LGBT welcoming lodging options you may want to consider:

Avenue O B&B
2323 Avenue, Galveston, TX
77550, USA

Lost Bayou Guesthouse
1607 Ave.L, Galveston, TX
77550, USA

Sealy Suites
1224 Sealy St, Galveston, TX
77550, USA

The Commodore on the Beach
3618 Seawall Boulevard
77550, USA

Dining in Galveston
There are many great restaurants and cafes scattered throughout Galveston, and because it’s a coastal city, an abundance of fresh seafood can be found on many of the menus. Here are some spots to try:

Benno’s on the Beach
1200 Seawall Blvd.
Phone: (409)762-4621

Mosquito Café
628 14th Street Galveston
Galveston, Texas
Phone: +1 409 763 1010

Bistro LeCroy: Louisiana seafood restaurant
2021 Strand
409-762-4200

Clary’s Seafood Restaurant: Fine dining seafood restaurant
8509 Teichman Road
409-740-0771

LGBT Nightlife
If you are looking to go out and experience the Galveston nightlife, there are some exciting LGBT friendly options available. With everything from casual bars to dance clubs, Galveston will have the spot for you.

3rd Coast
2416 Postoffice St
409-765-6911

The Pink Dolphin
1828 Strand
409-621-1808

Stars Beach Club
3102 Seawall Blvd
409-497-4113

Robert’s Lafitte
2501 Ave. Q
409-765-9092

Enjoy the island
There is a lot to do in Galveston no matter what your taste. With a thriving art community, Galveston has an assortment of art galleries and theaters including the Grand Opera House that has been standing since 1894.

But if live theater isn’t for you, try a trip to the Moody Gardens 3D theater that boasts a six story screen or take a stroll down to the infamous Galveston Pleasure Pier.

And for those looking to really slow down, spend your days savoring the beauty of Galveston’s sandy beaches and Victorian architecture.

So if you are looking for an island vacation spot without the grueling plane ride, plan a trip down to Galveston, Texas, an LGBT friendly hidden gem.

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