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Texas – Galveston

This seaside city is the place to go for different reason. In fact, it offers lots of activities !

Here are some of them :


Mardi Gras

No need to go to Louisiana to experience Mardi Gras in America, Texas and especially Galveston will give you all you need to see and to know about this event.

Mardi Gras Galveston Parade Texas

Mardi Gras in the United States of America is an important event during in which people are wearing costumes and partying in the street participating or watching the Parade.

History: Mardi Gras has arrived in the United States throught the French-Canadian, the historians are saying that the first Parade started in 1837 in New Orleans. But it almost have been banished because of acts of violence, thanks to The Mistick Krewe of Comus (a secret society of wealthy people) to make it continues. They have been organizing Parades with enormous floats riding through the city following by a luxurious Gala.

On the day, people are going outside to watch the Parade and are trying to catch necklaces (beads) the people from the floats are throwing. It is nice to watch and to do, you will

More information : here.


Pleasure Pier

Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier is a funfair open all year. This is wear you can ride rollercoasters and eat corndogs. Located on the pier, the place offers a unique way to ride rollercoasters above the see. At Pleasure Pier you will feel like a kid again.

Please find hereunder the map of Pleasure Pier & click on it to have more info :

pleasure pier galveston texas map

Do you know Forrest Gump ? Everybody knows the movie and remember Bubba Gump Shrimp Industry. Well, know you can eat at the Bubba Gump !

Directly inspired by the movie, you will enjoy this restaurant in which you will have the pleasure to taste shrimp at different kind of sauce but also burgers and salads.

If you want more information : it’s here !

bubba-gump-shrimp-co


Schlitterbahn Waterpark

This waterpark is terribly famous in Texas, you can find one in lots of different cities. The place is so much fun when you are dying under the heat of Texas : slides, wild river, tubes, chill zone, baby zone, indoor / outdoor …

You have the possibility to rent a spot in the chill zone with benches, Bar-B-Que, food and drinks : book here !

Schlitterbahn Galveston map indoor

Schlitterbahn Galveston map outdoor

If you’re looking for a fun place to spend in familly or friends, do not hesite : THIS is the place !

Schlitterbahn Galveston Texas

 

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