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The Strand

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Address: 2100 Strand St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1633
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+1 409-762-2515
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08:30 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 08:30 - 17:00
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A lively strip in the heart of historic Galveston feautures pubs, delis and...

A lively strip in the heart of historic Galveston feautures pubs, delis and specialty shops.

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If shopping is your thing to do then you should visit this historic area which reminds us of New Orleans a bit.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Caledonia, Michigan, United States

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Galveston, Texas
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A great historic street in the heart of Galveston where shopping abounds and many annual events/concerts are held

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Caledonia, Michigan, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If shopping is your thing to do then you should visit this historic area which reminds us of New Orleans a bit.

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North Oaks, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fun tourist spot. There are lots of shops and restaurants. This port town is a nice stop prior to a cruise too.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Worth a stroll - but certainly not as interesting as it used to be. Lots of typical touristy souvenir shops mixed in with some clothing and antique shops and a few eateries as well.

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Crystal Beach, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place to go if you like to walk, window shop and find a different venue to eat at. Most shops are a little pricey, and geared for the tourists. You will find some good to really fine eateries. Watch the prices.

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Milwaukee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Maybe in the busy season this area is more vibrant but in January it was kind of dingy and pretty much desolate. A lot more work should be done to make this street more attractive and feel safer. Too many trash stores. The high point though was the confectionary.

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Perrysburg, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I thought that downtown was really cute, the Strand included. I also thought it was overrated. The streets were packed with people coming from cruise ships. The prices seemed a bit high at the local businesses. I would recommend if you just want to go for a walk, but not if you don't like crowds!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you visit Galveston you can NOT miss a walk in the Strand. Old beautiful buildings along the street with many bars, restaurants and souvenirs shops. A contrast with the modern seawall the strand is a cozy old-flavored part of the historic district. You can enjoy also a lunch or diner with a bay view in the piers side restaurants.Also... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed walking around the town here Saw a lot of different shops today. Absolutely enjoyed the eatery and nice place for Adult beverages. Close to everything There is something for everyone in Galveston islands

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

You can pick up unusual gifts, enjoy ice cream, hot chocolate, different cultural foods, and beverages. Worth a visit and the cruise port is just a block over.

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