You already know that Galveston, Texas is known for its beaches and affordable vacation rental homes, but did you know that Galveston, TX is one of the country’s top locations for Birding? What is Birding you ask? Birding is a hobby where you watch or picture birds in their natural habitat. There are thousands of birds (over 200 species) on Galveston Island during the Spring. The Best way to get in on the action is to attend the Feather Festival also known as Feather Fest held on the Island in April. The Festival offers 4 days of birding and photography workshops, turtle tours, field trips raptor shows and social events for bird lovers alike. And the best part is that the workshops and tours are very affordable and in some cases, some are free. You’ll also get a chance to meet the country’s top Naturalists.
So after a day or 2 at the beach, be sure to check on Feather Fest happening April 17-22-2018.