Create a Memorable Spring Break at Moody Gardens

Enjoy a Fun-Filled Family Vacation in Galveston

Heading to a warm, sunny climate with plenty of water fun makes for the perfect spring break getaway. Families planning trips can find countless things to do in the nation’s southern reaches, but no Texas destination offers more charm than Galveston. If you’re planning a spring break trip for your family, explore the memory-making options that Moody Gardens offers.
Building a Custom Spring Break Experience
Making the most out of a family spring break trip means planning activities that will please kids and parents alike. While this can be difficult to do, you’ll find that Moody Gardens offers plenty of options. As you plan your trip, be sure to map out activities just for you, activities just for your kids and activities for the whole family. We offer a golf course, zip line, ropes course, huge pool and more.

For parents, consider spending time at the spa or enjoying a romantic dinner at Shearn’s Seafood and Prime Steaks. Kids can enjoy fast-paced fun with their peers at the Kid’s Crew. Check your kids into the club for activities, a bounce house, arts and crafts, face painting, water play and treasure hunts. If you’re looking for something to do with the whole family, consider heading to the Discovery Museum or catching an educational film in one of the 3D or 4D theaters on the grounds.

Of course, Moody Gardens is also the perfect choice for your vacation because it’s more than just a hotel. We offer a variety of benefits for families who visit during spring break, including:

•  Newly renovated and redesigned guestrooms
• A 15% discount on individual spa services every day except Saturday
• Free meals for kids (with some restrictions)
• Docking privileges at the Moody Gardens Marina
• A full-service coffee bar
• Close proximity to Schlitterbahn Water Park

Enjoying Your Time in Galveston
If you’re planning to stay at Moody Gardens for your spring break, you may want to head out and enjoy everything the community of Galveston offers. You might enjoy spending time on a sunny beach or ride the Galveston Island Ferry. Outdoor enthusiasts can fish, hike and take photos of the beautiful landscapes on the island.

History buffs will enjoy visiting one of the area’s historic buildings, including the Hitchcock House, Ashton Villa and Garten Verein. A variety of art galleries can be found in the downtown area as well. Arts and culture enthusiasts can head to the Galveston Ballet or take in the Galveston Symphony Orchestra. You’ll also find great shopping and dining opportunities in Downtown Galveston.

Making great spring break memories is as easy as planning a vacation to Moody Gardens in Galveston. Browse our website to learn more.

The 2015 Celebrating Women Conference Comes to the Moody Gardens Convention Center

Rejuvenate Your Mind, Body and Spirit in Galveston

Everyone needs to take a break from life and enjoy a weekend away with friends, and there is no better place to do so than the yearly Celebrating Women: Mind, Body, Spirit Conference in Galveston.

The eighth annual event is celebrating women Texas Style this year with a bigger, better conference than ever before. An estimated 800 guests are expected to descend upon the Moody Gardens Convention Center on April 17, 2015, for a full day of professional and social networking.

The festivities kick off at 8:30 a.m. with a warm welcome from keynote speakers Amie and Jolie Sikes. The spunky sisters are the stars of “The Junk Gypsy” on the Great American Country Channel, an interior design show that follows the Round Top, Texas, family business that turns junk into treasures.

Nourish Your Brain and Body

Sponsored by the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce and UTMB Health, the conference offers professional development sessions and cutting-edge workshops on women’s health. New this year is the business development headquarters. The Galveston County Small Business Development Center plans to offer free consulting on sales, customers, financing and long-term planning.

UTMB physicians will lead discussions on choosing a healthier lifestyle and on timely topics, such as, “Teen Sexting, Cyberbullying and Other Trends in Social Media.” Dr. Jennifer Arnold, star of TLC’s “The Little Couple,” is slated as the featured speaker. Standing at 3-feet 2-inches tall, Dr. Arnold has a rare type of dwarfism. Surpassing all odds after more than 30 surgeries, she has achieved a well-deserved reputation as a leading neonatologist and pediatrician. She now serves as the medical director of the high-tech training center at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston.

Lighten Up Your Soul

Topping off this perfect girls’ day are the opportunities throughout the event to browse the vendor market for unique jewelry, clothing, cosmetics and gifts. For an additional $100, guests can purchase an all-access pass that grants entry into the Lone Star Luxury Lounge. The VIP retreat will offer refreshments, neck massages and storage for purses and shopping bags as well as exclusive meet-and-greets with The Junk Gypsies and Dr. Arnold.
Contact us at the Moody Gardens hotel reservation desk to book the ultimate getaway weekend.