Enjoy your stay near Moody Gardens and other things to do in Galveston

From the thrill rides at Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier to the exceptional entertainment at The Grand 1894 Opera House, there is never a dull moment when you choose accommodations at the Country Inn & Suites as your home base in Galveston. We’re located near Moody Gardens, home to museums and theaters, as well as Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, a family-friendly attraction with indoor water rides. History buffs will appreciate the nearby 1892 Bishop’s Palace, an architectural marvel, and the Galveston Railroad Museum, which has numerous locomotives and railcars on display. For a relaxing cruise, you won’t want to miss a ride on the Port Bolivar Ferry, where you may see pelicans and a few dolphins. With so many things to do, you’ll find plenty of entertainment during your stay.

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Schlitterbahn Waterpark

3.67 mi / 5.9 km from the hotel
Prepare to get drenched at this popular attraction, featuring indoor water rides, thrilling speed slides, endless lazy rivers, uphill water coasters, waves for surfing, and kid-friendly water playgrounds.

1892 Bishop's Palace

1.37 mi / 2.21 km from the hotel
Included in the National Register of Historic Places, this architectural feat is considered one of the most significant Victorian residences in the country. Take a public or private tour of this impressive home.

Moody Mansion

0.92 mi / 1.49 km from the hotel
Enjoy a walk through Galveston history in this four-story historical landmark built in 1895 by the influential Moody family. Self-guided audio tours are available, and guided tours are offered Friday–Sunday.

Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier

0.28 mi / 0.45 km from the hotel
Fun for the whole family, this exciting amusement park features thrilling rides, delicious restaurants, and unique shops, all set along the waterfront in Galveston.

Galveston Railroad Museum

1.39 mi / 2.23 km from the hotel
Browse through the largest and finest collection of railroad artifacts, memorabilia, and locomotives in the Southwestern US at this Galveston museum.

Moody Gardens

3.51 mi / 5.65 km from the hotel
Catch all the excitement at this tropical destination featuring attractions like the Aquarium Pyramid®, simulating ocean depths; the Rainforest Pyramid® with endangered plants and animals on display; and 3D, 4D, and Ridefilm theaters.