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The 10 Best Vacation Spots within driving distance of New Orleans

While thousands upon thousands of fellow Americans attempt to get in to New Orleans over the coming months, you will likely feel the need to need to get out, if only for a brief rejoinder on what life is like without crushing humidity. So, forget security checkpoints, forget delicious airline peanuts, and head out on a road trip to one of these fine spots, all under a six-hour drive. Galveston, Texas and Hotel Galvez make the list along with destinations in Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Galveston is 368 miles from New Orleans and a 5.5-hour drive.

Embrace the madness: 10 spring break party spots

"Spring break" means very different things to different people. For all, it's a chance to get away from daily obligations and do what makes them happy. For some, that means long, quiet walks on the beach or hikes along rugged mountains, while to others it translates to booze-fueled beach parties or climbing about on complex water parks with the kids. For the former, we made a list of amazing alternative spring breaks away from the crowds. But for those who take "spring break" in its most literal sense, here are 10 destinations that may be typical, but are nonetheless totally awesome. Galveston, Texas and Hotel Galvez make the recommendation.

Destination: Galveston, Oh Galveston, Go Girls

Given the chance for an impromptu girlfriends beach getaway, the easiest option also happens to be most gratifying: Galveston is scarcely a five hour trip from North Texas, and you’ll need far less time than that to plan the escape. March 2015 Issue

Plan an affordable beach getaway, TODAY Show

Video: Travel + Leisure’s Jacqueline Gifford joins TODAY to share how to find some great beach deals available now, including an $85 a night hotel stay on the coast of Beaufort, North Carolina.

Galvez Ambassador on Texas Country Reporter

Meet the one and only ambassador of the historic Hotel Galvez Bobby Hilton. Hilton was interviewed by Bob Phillips for "Service with a Smile" on Texas Country Reporter.

Texas Country Reporter's Profile on Hotel Galvez Guest Ambassador Bobby Hilton

Meet the one and only ambassador of the historic Hotel Galvez Bobby Hilton. Hilton was interviewed for a segment on Texas Country Reporter.

Galveston experiences top the gift list

Want to please everyone on your holiday shopping list with perfect-fit, happy-making gifts that last as long as your loved ones can remember? Try giving experiences.

He Said She Said, When Halloween Hits to Close to Home

Sam's not feeling neighborly about this year's halloween. Pam suggests he change his perspective, rather than dismiss a night of ghoulish fun.... How about booking a night at the most haunted hotel in the country: the Hotel Galvez in Galveston!

The Top Ten Haunted Hotels

Looking for an adventure this Halloween? Travelocity can find you the ultimate experience in ghostly getaways, stay a night in one of America's many haunted hotels. Stories of hauntings, poltergeists, and spirits have been around for hundreds of years. The 10 hotels below are some of America's scariest places to stay.
Hotel Galvez serves up more than 100 years of Galveston history

Hotel Galvez serves up more than 100 years of Galveston history

Back when Bobby Lee Hilton started working at the Hotel Galvez, a cup of coffee cost about a nickel and Harry Truman lived in the White House. Things have changed at the grand old hotel since then. Hilton, now 80, no longer makes his money as a coffee boy. He’s now the hotel’s guest ambassador and revels in giving visitors a glimpse of the building’s storied past.
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This channel takes a close look at Galveston Island in Texas featuring activities at Hotel Galvez & Spa, The Tremont House and The Harbor House Hotel & Marina.You are invited to step inside these historic properties and meet our staff and guests.  

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