Things to Do This Summer in Crystal Beach, TX

Summer in Crystal Beach, TX, can be summed up in one word. EPIC! If you are ready for the ultimate summer vacation with tons of relaxing vibes and beachside fun, then the Bolivar Peninsula is where you need to be.

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Jumpstart your summer itinerary with a list of a few of our favorite ways to enjoy summertime. From outdoor adventures to indoor escapades, we have you covered. What better time for fun in the sun than this summer?

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Outdoor Summer Fun

Rent a Golf Cart

Make your summer beach vacation with a golf cart rental. This is a great way to explore the area with fun and a little excitement. We are excited to introduce you to some of the best Bolivar Peninsula golf cart rental companies. Are you ready to cruise around our amazing Gulf Coast community?

The Gulf Range

The Gulf Range is an area icon that stands out as a vibrant hub of entertainment. They offer a variety of activities that cater to visitors of all ages. Whether you’re looking for family-friendly fun or a great place for a date night, there is something for everyone. From miniature golf and yard games to a fantastic restaurant and bar, you will find hours of summer entertainment here.

Water Slides

It wouldn’t be summer on the Bolivar Peninsula without a visit to one of the water slides. Several local water parks and slides offer a variety of water-based fun for visitors. If you are up for a day trip, there is a large Galveston water park that your family will love.

For a complete list of great outdoor things to do this summer, CLICK HERE!

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Indoor Summertime Things to Do

Go Shopping

Escape the summer heat with a refreshing bout of retail therapy in Galveston! This shopping haven, with its diverse array of boutiques, shops, and markets, offers a cool respite. Whether you’re hunting for unique gifts, fashionable finds, or souvenirs to remember your visit, shopping in Galveston is a relaxing summer activity for everyone.

Moody Gardens Aquarium

Moody Gardens Aquarium in Galveston is an amazing attraction that will delight your entire family. With various indoor exhibits and activities, The Aquarium Pyramid is the perfect destination for anyone interested in marine life, conservation, educational experiences, and some time in the air conditioning.

Indoor Fun at Your Vacation Rental

We have you covered if you are looking for indoor fun but don’t want to leave your vacation rental. There are a myriad of fun ideas to consider. Whether indoors due to a rainy day or because you’ve had too much fun in the sun, we have a complete list of fun things to do. From a themed movie night to board games and crafts, this is a list you don’t want to miss.

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Celebrate the Summer Season

Memorial Day

Memorial Day is the traditional kick-off to the summer season at the beach. If you’re planning a long weekend getaway to Crystal Beach or even a full week of vacation, we highly recommend that you check out some of the great events happening in the area for Memorial weekend.

4th of July

The week of the 4th of July is an amazing time to be in Crystal Beach. Celebrate Independence Day, see true Texas patriotism in action, and enjoy a beach vacation. Check out our area 4th of July events, activities, and happenings. Fireworks, parades, and picnics are just a few items to add to your itinerary.

Labor Day

Summer in Crystal Beach, TX, closes out on Labor Day. This is the last opportunity to enjoy a proper summer vacation and the last of the great patriotic summer holidays. There are plenty of activities to keep you busy on Labor Day weekend. Get ready to soak up the sun or take a spin on the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier… there is something for everyone.


We can’t wait to welcome you to Bolivar Peninsula. Let us help you find the perfect vacation rental for your getaway this summer in Crystal Beach, TX! We can help you find a rental that will be the ultimate home base for your summertime adventures.

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