Last year, we went to Texas but we went through the top panhandle section, so it was a short ride through. Couldn’t even imagine if we had to go through Texas taking I-10 because the first exit out of Louisana was Exit 880, or essentially 880 miles until that highway ended into the next state.
To get to Galveston, we took the Bolivar-Galveston Ferry The kids couldn’t believe that it could be done with our rv and were a bit nervous. It was such an awesome experience and the kids’ (and Izzy’s) first time on a ferry.
Whenever we get the chance, we look to find new, educational, and/or free things to do. In 2008, Hurricane Ike ripped through Galveston, Texas and tore down many of their old trees. In honor of the trees, many homeowners in the affected area carved special monuments out of the old stumps.
Downtown Galveston, and especially the area called the “The Strand,” resembles areas of Savannah, New Orleans, and Gatlinburg. Of course, we found another place to get some salt water taffy, picked up some different kinds of jerky, and a few other treats.