Planning a girls’ getaway with your very best friends in the world is always something to look forward to. When Galveston happens to be your preferred final destination, the trip just got that much better! Here, you’ll have plenty of sun, surf, and sand to go around as well as a plethora of options for customized fun to meet your travel preferences perfectly. Whether you and your crew are looking to spend time pampering yourselves or exploring in style, you’ll find reasons to enjoy it all here. The following is a three-day itinerary to get you started when a girls’ getaway is calling you to Galveston.
Begin your first day in Galveston with a delicious breakfast enjoyed in the comfort of your luxurious vacation rental booked through Porter. Once you’ve had your fill, it’s time to head out together and enjoy taking part in the Galveston Fantastic Race. This Amazing Race-style experience is a terrific way to get acquainted with your new destination that highlights some of the top stops in town too. In total, you can expect to walk about 3.5 miles over the course of the scavenger hunt so be sure to pack sunglasses and get ready for a ton of fun!
Afterward, make time to rest up on the sand. Galveston is brimming over with beautiful beaches to enjoy where you can settle in, savor the sights of the waves, and relish the moment alongside your girlfriends at your own preferred pace. Once you’ve refueled with a filling lunch, you can take time to enjoy exploring the Historic Pleasure Pier. Here, you can enjoy sweets, rides, and amusement park-style games of all kinds!
Tonight, treat your group to a delicious dinner at The Grotto. A top menu item to enjoy that’s beloved by locals and visitors alike here is the house-made pizzas. The Salmon Brioso is also a popular choice topped with lump crab meat and white sauce on risotto. The wine listing at The Grotto is impressive and a great place to select the perfect red, white, or sparkling pairing for whatever dish you end up choosing.
The second day of your stay is going to begin with a trip to the Strand District of Galveston. If anyone in your crew happens to be a history buff, this might end up being the highlight of your adventure. Here, you can admire restored 20th-century architecture including Art Deco buildings that make you feel like you’re stepping back in time. A trip this way puts you right within reach of the Hendley Market where you can enjoy shopping and will certainly want to stop at La King’s Confectionary for malts and candy. If you’re up for a little friendly competition, don’t miss out on time well spent at Board Game Island which is packed with delicious dining options and board games alike.
Spend your afternoon exploring Moody Gardens and you’re sure to be inspired. Here, you can enjoy time visiting a rainforest, aquarium, and discovery museum pyramid with ropes courses, amusement parks, and theaters sprinkled in between. You and your traveling crew can easily customize your adventure at every single turn.
This evening, spend your time savoring every second of dinner together at Number 13. This steak and seafood stop is chic and welcoming, giving you every reason to indulge in style. Be sure to try the shrimp crostini and bread pudding and don’t overlook the impressive cocktail listings on the menu too. The Elderflower Champagne Cocktail could be a treat for your tastebuds.
The final day of your stay is all about pampering yourself. Head over to the Spa at Hotel Galvez for a morning of relaxation and rejuvenation that’s very much deserved! Here, your services ranging from facials and massages to exfoliating treatments and aromatherapy are paired up with lavender champagne and warm blankets to match.
After a day of relaxing in style, you’ll head over to Pier 21 and enjoy a sightseeing and sunset cruise you won’t soon forget. There’s something breathtaking about enjoying views of Galveston from the water and when the sun begins to go down, the sky becomes a kaleidoscope of hues that are thrilling.
Once you’re back on land, make your way to The Tremont House where you can top off the night with a drink on the rooftop bar. This destination is known and loved for its amazing vistas, delicious charcuterie, and delectable drink options. If you’re not sure where to begin, the pomegranate martini is always a good option.
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When you’re excited to spend time in Galveston with your best friends, the team at Porter has the luxurious accommodations you need to top off your journey in style. Reach out today to learn more about our exciting and inviting property selections available across Galveston. We look forward to seeing you here soon!