Galveston Caszatt Condos

Galveston Guided Driving History Tour

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Galveston Historic Tour
2328 Broadway
Galveston, TX 77550
(409) 789-9911

Galveston Historic Tour offers a guided driving history tour on Galveston Island, TX.  The hour long daily tours is on a 14 passenger climate controlled van.  

The sightseeing tour gives tourists an overview of Galveston’s history, sights, and attractions.  The live narrated tour also includes local shops and restaurants, so tourists will know where the locals go. The sights include the Broadway Beauties, Historic Downtown, the Strand, the Harbor, the East End Historic District, the Tree Carvings, and more.

The Galveston Historic Tour schedule is Sunday through Saturday at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.  The tours depart from the back parking lot of the Galveston Visitor Center at Ashton Villa located at 2328 Broadway.   Tours are by reservation only, and can be made by calling 409-789-9911.

Tour prices are adults $12, teenagers 13-17 $10, children 6-12 $5, and children 5 and under are free.

This is a great value.  It’s a snapshot of historic sites that Galveston Island has to offer.  A recent TripAdvisor review “The guide was very informative and we learned so much about the fascinating history of Galveston”.  

Galveston Historic Tours is rated one of the tops in Galveston.  The owner and tour guide, Joseph R. Pellerin, is a third generation Glavestonian and BOI (Born on the Island). 

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Explore Galveston Island On A Electric Scooter

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Do you want to explore Galveston Island without the hassle of driving, finding a parking spot and paying for parking?  Grab a Crab at Crab Scooters located at 714 25th Street on Galveston Island, TX and explore Galveston Island on a rented motorized scooter.

The scooters travel about 15 miles per hour and have an 18 mile range. The scooters provides tourists a low-cost, environmentally friendly form of transportation that hasn’t been offered on the island before.  All ages enjoy riding the scooter from teens to baby boomers. “You can’t ride one of these things without smiling,”

It’s basically an online service with local delivery.  Similar to Uber or Lyft, Crab Scooters are delivered directly to the rider and then picked up once a rider is done travelling.  

As of now, the rider request the scooters  by calling 409-443-5277.  Crab Scooters hopes to have an app ready soon for the rider to order a scooter.  Riders must be 18 to ride and a 5 minute safety and traffic etiquette class are provided upon delivery.  

It costs $15 for the first hour to rent a Crab Scooter and $10 for every hour after. However, check Crab Scooters Facebook Page for specials such as all day for $20 every Monday through Thursday and $30 all day Friday through Sunday.

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Galveston Island Sapori Italian Restaurant

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Our favorite italian restaurant on Galveston Island, TX is Sapori Italian Restaurant.  Sapori’s is located at 7611 Steward Road. It’s a .3 mile or a 6 minute walk from both Seazatt View Condo and Useazatt View Condo.

Sapori Italian Restaurant is family owned and offers Old World-style favorites.  Their specialities include spaghetti with eggplant, home made ravioli, and Sicilian riccota dumplings.  All entries are hand prepared, so plan on a 1 1/2 to 2 hour dining experience.

We suggest starting with the Arancini or Rice Balls. They are made with sweet peas, rag’u sauce and mozzarella cheese.  There are 4 to an order and they are a good size.  All entries are served with Insalata Mista salad and warm, crusty bread with fresh herb and olive oil dipping sauce.

Our favorite dishes are the Gamberi Al Marinara Pollo Alla Panna.  Portions are plentiful and we typically take leftovers home.

 

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Gamberi Al Marinara

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Polo Alla Panna

Another reason Sapori’s is our favorite italian restaurant is it’s BYOB. Diners are encouraged to bring a bottle of wine or two. There is no corkage fee. The staff is friendly and they greet your table with wineglasses in hand. Our bill which includes 2 entrees and a appetizer is typically $60.

Sapori’s is a small place with a casual atmosphere with about 10 tables. It is closed on Mondays and opened Tuesday through Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. They also have a lunch menu.

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