Kids loved beach but every time we got in water we kept encountering Jellyfish so decided to just swim in hotel pool
About The Seawall
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It's a really nice 'place' if you want to take a walk and visit the beach. There are many places to visit along the The Seawall or crossing the street (restaurants, fishing pier, hotels, golf, batting cages, etc). It's a must if you're visiting Galveston.
Here is a fascinating engineering feat - building a city some 17-feet higher - protecting it from storm surge. The beaches are fine, it's nice having local establishments just off the beach. They are diligent in giving parking violators a ticket.
The beach was clean which was nice since I hate visiting when it's covered in seaweed. Some spots were overly crowded, but it's easy to just drive down a little farther and find a less crowded spot. Driving down the seawall is great since you...More
The Galveston beach is long. Very long. So there's lots of space for everyone to do pretty well whatever they want. Sand, water, space. Piers along the beach for play and eat. Clear signs showing where you can and can't swim safely. The only thing...More
We stayed in a hotel that was across the street from the seawall. I would advise using the crosswalks to cross over to the seawall and there is lots of traffic that passes on the road in front of the seawall. There were many people...More