This is a historical street with mixed messages. You have some grand old homes and some rundown buildings. Some residential buildings and some commercial properties. Some properties in pristine condition and some make you lock your doors.
Broadway has many beautiful homes. The Bishop's Palace is a must see. They have two different tours . There are other firehouse along this wide boulevard. A trip Galvestonis not complete without a trip along Broadway.
As I said above there are many fine home alone this street to see as you pass by. There are also other buildings to include the bishops palace. St. Patrick's catholic church, Sacred Heart catholic church. Several old and well established funeral homes. I guess the main think to remember you will find anything you need on this street.
Broadway Avenue (or just "Broadway") in Galveston features a range of impressive mansions, nestled together almost all in a row. You won't miss them as you drive past along Broadway - there's one, after another, after another. They include some mansions /museums which have their own individual reviews on TripAdvisor - such as The Bishop's Palace, The Moody Mansion and... 更多
Visiting with friends from Dallas and staying out in East End, we found ourselves on Broadway more than a few times in the course of sightseeing and eating out. Through our friends, and having arrived on Galveston via the ferry from Bolivar Peninsula, we came to know it as the only land route on and off the island. So I... 更多
Really lots of history and beautiful architecture...BUT the transients and street people will drive you crazy asking for money or cigarettes. Not sure how to solve that problem. Daytime is best time to visit probably safer.
The drive down Broadway is simply beautiful. It was a little chilly and breezy (and we are weather wimps), so we didn't walk it, but we drove up and back. The architecture is stunning, and the homeowners in the area care so much about their property that the whole area is so well maintained. Local drivers seemed pretty tolerant of... 更多