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Driving from Houston to Galveston is straightforward: once it crosses over to the island, I-45 becomes Broadway, the town’s main drag. Greyhound arrives at 714 25th St (a $6 taxi ride from downtown). There is no Amtrak service. The main visitor centre is at 2328 Broadway (summer: daily 9am–5pm; winter: daily 10am–5pm; t 409-797-5000, w http://www.galveston.com). Trolley service was suspended after Hurricane Ike.

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