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Tree Sculptures

Renaissance Historic District, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX
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Unbelievably. beautiful!!

A must see in Galveston. Truly a treat to see these works of art. Take a tour because they are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Gretchen M
Timonium, Maryland
how FUN!!!

creative use of likely hurricane losses..actually powerful art and skilled execution...worth a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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“hurricane ike” (121 reviews)
“works of art” (29 reviews)
“dead trees” (22 reviews)
Renaissance Historic District, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX

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Reviewed 3 days ago

A must see in Galveston. Truly a treat to see these works of art. Take a tour because they are spread out and you really wouldn't see them on your own.

Thank Gretchen M
Reviewed 6 days ago

creative use of likely hurricane losses..actually powerful art and skilled execution...worth a walking tour and a great memory

Thank texastraveller77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a self guided tour along East to West streets of Broadway, Sealy, Ball, Winnie, Church, & Postoffice. North to South streets are 8th thru 20th. We drove this as a way to get little one a nap. We went to the Galveston Visitor...More

1  Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to follow map that you can download off the internet and you can see 98% of the carved trees. There are a few that are in a backyard or broken but overall it was looking at beautifully carved trees for free for a few...More

Thank rowley848
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I liked the everything very creative! My only complaint that is was very confusing to direct our selves i wish just maybe they would maybe ask people to put a sign in front ( a small one) saying that this is a place with a...More

Thank Yasmiena27
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 16 July 2017

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 15 July 2017 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 14 July 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Shelley D
Reviewed 12 July 2017

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

2  Thank blandis2016
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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.
14 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
14 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