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The Seawall

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Address: Galveston, Galveston Island, TX
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Walk along this eight-mile seawall built to protect Galveston from...

Walk along this eight-mile seawall built to protect Galveston from the raging winds and waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

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Walking the beach

Enjoyed a beautiful sunset while walking the beach. People were friendly and the beach was exceptionally clean.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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The Colony, Texas

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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Always a treat, of course. With January being our visit, we had a little sun, a little overcast, and a little fog.

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our family of four spent mist of our 3 days in Galveston on the sea wall beach front. It was a time for walking, thinking, clearing our winter brains of all unwanted thoughts and worries. Watching the dogs and their humans was a great past time. So happy it has been left virtually untouched. Even got a 2-mile run in... More 

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Crystal Beach, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Catch the weather right, find a parking spot and take a few hours walk on the Seawall. Please remember that handicap is free parking anywhere on the Island.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Seawall is beautiful and great for walking. There is tons of restaurants and shopping along the Seawall. There is a ton of entertainment even for a brisk January evening.

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Austin, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm told it's the longest continuous sidewalk in the world. Just being near the water is great but, there are so many other things to do as well. Great places to eat. The Pleasure Pier is very exciting. This is Galveston's main attraction.

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The Colony, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a beautiful sunset while walking the beach. People were friendly and the beach was exceptionally clean.

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Elgin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Seawall is a great place to walk, enjoy the Gulf of Mexico without getting wet, people watch, and Pokémon hunt. Lots of educational and historic markers are located there, as well as plenty of places to eat and drink across the street. There is plenty of beach access if you decide you want to get closer to the water.

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Morristown, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It rained everyday we were there, but still wouldn't trade it. Really great beach for families or couples. Clean and easy access. One side is just beach and the other side has the beach and boardwalk and places to eat and shop. The best of both beach cultures.

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Hereford, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we had a lot of fun walking along the water even though it was very foggy while we were there, places around here close early so plan to eat before 8 or 9

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the opportunity to visit Galveston's Seawall this past December. Loved the place. Galveston offers on the side parking, ample sidewalks, decent stairs with handy hand rails. The giant granite blocks are delightful and they attract fish and other sea creatures. The Shore birds love to snack on these tasty morsels. This makes a great photo opportunity. The sandy beach... More 

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