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GALVESTON ISLAND, Texas (Jan. 26, 2009) – Harbor House, Galveston’s only harbor view hotel located at Pier 21, is reopening Feb. 1. The hotel sustained minor flooding to its first floor check-in area from Hurricane Ike which struck Galveston on Sept....
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Texas cruisers will soon celebrate the most dramatic fleet expansion ever at the Port of Galveston. During the next 16 months, five massive ships are relocating to the island. The 2,758-passenger Carnival Triumph replaced the older Carnival Ecstasy this month on four- and five-night cruises to Mexico. Royal Caribbean's 3,114-passenger Mariner of the Seas arrives Nov. 11 and the 3,690-passenger Carnival Magic debuts Nov. 14. Both Carnival vessels will operate year-round from Galveston. The Mariner of the Seas is committed for the next two winter seasons.
White sand and warm waters are closer than you think. When winter's chill sets in, escape to one of these laid-back, sun-drenched spots—no passport needed.
Surprisingly, both of your college-age children announced they would forgo the usual spring break destinations in order to come home to Houston and spend their vacation on the boat, with you … and a few of their friends? "Sure, bring them along," you agree. "Wait, how many did you say"?