Historic Galveston

beach.jpgThe perfect setting in the heart of historic Galveston Island, once known as the “Wall Street of the Southwest.” The Meridian offers waterfront views, gulf breezes and beautiful sunrises.

  • Churches, retail stores, boutiques and banks are a short distance from The Meridian
  • Moments from the arts district, experience The Grand 1894 Opera House showcasing cultural events, concerts and plays
  • Shop or take a stroll on The Strand and visit local merchants and art galleries
  • Enjoy first-class dining on the waterfront on in town
  • Major cruise lines call Galveston home, making it easy for residents to book a short three day cruise or a 21 day adventure
  • The East End Historical District boasts landmarks, Victorian homes and the world renowned Galveston Historical Foundation
  • Take a tour of the stately 1892 Bishop’s Palace, grand Moody Mansion or historic Ashton Villa
  • The Seawall offers walking, biking or jogging along the shoreline
  • Only a short drive to Moody Gardens’ Rainforest Pyramid, Aquarium Pyramid and Galveston’s only MG 3D Theater with six story screen
  • Historical Rosenberg Library offers wonderful architecture as well as shelved and audio books
  • Hobby Airport is a short 45 minute drive and Bush Intercontinental is 90 minutes away
  • An hour drive to Houston’s cultural and cosmopolitan dining scene
  • For more than a century, The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), a leading academic medical center, has served the needs of Texas from its Galveston campus