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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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Must visit but could not enjoy due to the fog

Must visit but could not enjoy due to the fog. Lots of attraction and great food options close by. Nice time

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Kalyanfortius
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Taunton, Massachusetts

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Fairland, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this seawall we stayed right across the street at the Comfort Suites which I highly recommend and it's beautiful!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Galveston Seawall was great for biking and walking. The beach was clean just a really great place to visit. Wish we would have stayed longer.

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Taunton, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Must visit but could not enjoy due to the fog. Lots of attraction and great food options close by. Nice time

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Mequon, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lot of fun walking the beach and picking up shells. The water was muddy from the wave action and not sure of its quality we elected not to swim. Many different shells can be found along the high tide line. Nice relaxing walk.

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Joplin, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even on an overcast day that began with rain, you have to love Galveston! It is annoying that the city has decided to charge to park on the Seawall and most of Downtown, too, but you can walk across from businesses to avoid the charges on the Seawall! Many, many great places on the Seawall to eat and stay! I... More 

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Thank octoberhart
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drive along the Seawall every time we go into town from our home on the West End. A lot of folks don't even know why it's there. Look up the September 1900 hurricane that hit Galveston. Sad but true. It's a nice walk or drive on a pretty day and the water can even be a beautiful green/blue instead... More 

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Thank Mark F
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice clean beach. A little disappointed that I couldn't have a beer down there but I understand the family friendly touch.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was expecting it to be higher. It doesn't detract from the beauty of the beach. If anything, it adds to it! A nice beach!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a few hours to kill in Galveston and decided to just let the kids play along the beach. Parking is fairly convenient along the beach through an app for $1 per hour. So easy access. It was foggy when we were there so our distance was limited but temperature was great and not too many people near the... More 

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Abilene, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great find! We are enjoying the change of pace! The seawall has great aights, sounds, and flavors! Drink lots of water and go for a walk every day!

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