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Tree Sculptures

Renaissance Historic District, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX
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Tree Sculptures Full of Beauty and Memories

The tree sculptures of Galveston can be easily seen by car with a map from Galveston.com which... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Galveston, Texas

I had the best time looking for these magical trees. My children & grandchildren made a game of who... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Houston, Texas
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“hurricane ike” (120 reviews)
“works of art” (29 reviews)
“dead trees” (22 reviews)
Renaissance Historic District, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The tree sculptures of Galveston can be easily seen by car with a map from Galveston.com which gives great directions and a few inspirational insights to seeing them. The trees were a casualty of Hurricane Ike in 2008. Since then, insightful residents and artists have...More

Thank Braveheartww57
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the best time looking for these magical trees. My children & grandchildren made a game of who could spot one first as we made our way up and down the street.

1  Thank grammieof3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only did part of the tour of trees on another tour and found out about the history of the trees and found it to be a lovely idea to do with the trees

Thank Shell S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family with teenager drove around finding the tree sculptures. Such artistry!!! Wonderful to see such beauty from ashes!

Thank Shelley D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove through the area with a map of the tree sculpture locations. Found all but one and saw two that were not on the list we got at the hotel. I would suggest it for an hour when you are tired of the beach...More

1  Thank blandis2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many people enjoy this sight seeing by tour-guide. My daughter and I did it without, however, and it was so great! We went during the day when traffic was low. We were able to find street parking and see almost all of the beautiful statues....More

Thank Angie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everytime I'm in Galveston I drive around to see the sculptures, and I always recommend them. They are amazing works of art, but the story behind them is amazing. After hurricane Ike parts of the island remained covered in salt water, long enough to kill...More

Thank stmal0ne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a free self-guided tour. Pick up a map at the Galveston visitor center or download the map on your phone. It's a 4.5 mile walk through the East End neighborhood. The trees were downed during Hurricane Ike in 2008 and sculpted by local...More

Thank 223ChristineW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove around and looked at many of the sculptures, it was so amazing to see how these were done. Kids would love this.

Thank B75wilson
Reviewed 20 June 2017

These sculptures are very interesting. The craftsmanship is amazing. Drive around when traffic isn't too bad.

1  Thank Regina C
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31 March 2017|
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Response from Deannadurbin | Reviewed this property |
The week my husband and I saw the sculptures the Houston Chronicle had a map in the Zest section. Maybe the Galveston Chamber of Commerce has a map.
13 November 2016|
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Response from Kitty B | Reviewed this property |
This site doesn't alow links to PD files, so google Galveston tree walking tours and do it from there. There are also free guides at most hotels, restaurants and gift shops.
Bobbi H
13 November 2016|
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Response from taffydi | Reviewed this property |
I had a map given to me by the owner of the guest house where I stayed