Need a fresh idea for the kids? How about a place to unwind? All the reasons to visit Galveston

Sure, you’ve heard of social distancing -- but how about ‘coastal distancing?'

Inside the Galveston Railroad Museum.
Inside the Galveston Railroad Museum. (Photo provided by Galveston Island)

Can you believe 2020 is almost over?

As we inch closer toward a new year, you might be wondering what to do around town lately, especially if you’re a parent -- not to mention, all the parents who’ve had to turn into homeschool teachers over the course of the year.

If you’re looking for some fresh ideas, we have you covered. For example, once you’ve exhausted all your safe, local activities, have you considered checking out a regional destination?

Think about a place like Galveston.

Whether you’re looking for a way to liven up your kids' day-to-day routine, supplement their online learning experiences or just take a relaxing getaway, Galveston just might be the spot.

Here are some reasons why:

It’s a destination for ‘edu-tainment.'

If you want to bring history to life, you can truly make Galveston your classroom. The island is full of rich Texas history, and offers fun, educational attractions for hands-on learning.