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The Best Boat Rentals in Galveston

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What are the top 10 attractions for visitors coming to Galveston?

    The beaches of Galveston are undoubtedly in the number one spot for visitors coming to Galveston. With long stretches of beautiful beaches, great water sports opportunities, excellent fishing, boating, and other water recreation, the coast is typically the highlight of a trip to Galveston for any type of traveler.

    What is Galveston, Texas known for?

    Galveston is a major tourist city in Texas, beloved for its history and beaches. It’s a great city for enjoying time on the water, with a boat rental or tour, fishing charter, jet ski rental, or sailing tour. Kayaking and other outdoor sports on the water are also popular activities enjoyed in Galveston.

    What is the weather like in Galveston, Texas?

    In the summer, the temperatures of Galveston hover in the mid-80s to low 90s with lots of sunshine, making it a hot destination for swimming and boating to cool off. In winter, the temperatures can be in the 40s, making it too cold to enjoy the beaches properly. Spring and Fall are usually warm enough to enjoy outdoor activities and beach time.

    Do you need a fishing license to fish in Galveston, Texas?

    To fish in Galveston, you will need a Texas state fishing license for either saltwater or freshwater, depending on the type of fishing you will be doing. You can purchase them in Galveston at Walmart, or if you pay entry to Galveston State Park, a fishing license is included in that $5 entry fee, with a limit of 2 poles per person.