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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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Gulf coast beach

Nice beach to walk with your wife and/or family. Directly across the street from the hotels, shops, and restaurants.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Caledonia, Michigan, United States

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LIBERTY HILL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Can't come to Galveston without walking the Seawall. Was foggy on our trip but we still walked down the beach.

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Caledonia, Michigan, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice beach to walk with your wife and/or family. Directly across the street from the hotels, shops, and restaurants.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I always wanted to see Galveston Island, and what better time to do it? while the rest of the U.S. is in a deep Freeze early January 2017, Great sun sets,being outside with a light sweater or tee shirt, Fun times...

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Thank Tony D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Galveston has changed so much over the years and the seawall is the place to see it all happen. A walk on the seawall is a must for visitors. You can even ride a bike or a surrey for the family.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Rode the whole 10 miles and loved it ! Perfect easy bike ride with a gorgeous view ! Wasn't terribly busy on s Tuesday afternoon

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Whenever we go to the beach in Galveston, we always park along the seawall. Usually directly across from The Spot so we can just walk across the street to eat whenever we're hungry. The Pier amusement park is within view which only adds to the experience as we walk along the seawall, hoping to get in our 10,000 steps before... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

As a texan there is no such thing as "winter" but we did experience the craziest fog ever while we were here. But that didn't stop us the beach was still enjoyable to walk on and search for seashells. There was weird walking on the beach with all the fog since you couldn't see out more than 1/2 a mile.... More 

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Perrysburg, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at a hotel across from the seawall. We loved walking along the beach on the seawall and also on the beach to see the paintings on the seawall. Very cool. The weather was bad while we were there, very foggy and cool. We ended up walking 6 miles along the seawall. There were tons of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Long walks on the beach, shell collecting, watching waves. Beach was clean and watch the sunrise was magical.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The sea wall is so unpretentious. People walk or bicycle. They look at the water. They look at the beach. They look at the drop to the rocks...no railing. The businesses are on the other side of the road. Walking on the sea wall isn't a commercial activity it is purely recreational. Definitely take the time to enjoy the simplicity... More 

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