Anne Jagger

By: Anne Jagger | April 18, 2017

Moody Gardens has a plethora of outstanding events and fun things to do in Galveston, TX. As the most convenient hotel near Moody Gardens, we have intimate knowledge of the area's activities. Here are our picks for the ten best Moody Gardens exhibits and events to experience during your stay with us.
 
1.  SpongeBob SubPants Adventure lets you dive into adventure with SpongeBob SquarePants and his friends at Bikini Bottom. Interact with the hapless captain, Patrick Star, and embark on an unforgettable family adventure.
 
2.  Colonel Paddlewheel Boat gives you an hour-long cruise aboard a replica of an 1800s paddlewheel boat. Private cruises and dinner are also available for bigger groups.
 
3.  See a 3D movie at the ...

By: Anne Jagger | April 17, 2017

Hendley Market offers antiques, such as books and medical equipment, but the real draw is the store's large selection of nativities and santons. Shoppers will find over 200 nativities from far away places like Bethlehem and Germany. The santons, or small collectible figurines often associated with religious themes, come mostly from Mexico. Located in the 1891 Van Alstyne House, The Gingerbread House features 14 different rooms adorned with eye-catching antiques. Items include china, crystal, furniture, and jewelry, as well as Victorian dolls and hats. Historic cities always seem to have a local artist who dedicates time and energy to capturing the spirit of the city's past. Pam Heidt specializes in Galveston's rich Victorian history, and J....