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Galveston Beaches in November?

Amarillo, Texas
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Galveston Beaches in November?

my friend and i are planning a trip to galveston in the middle of November. Wondering if the beaches will be open, whats the weather like, good seafood places to eat, etc.? Open to many suggestions.

San Antonio, TX
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1. Re: Galveston Beaches in November?

Beaches are "open" year round. Water will have cooled off and weather is a crap shoot. It's always quieter in the fall and winter, but there's plenty of restaurants and things to see open.

If you can make it the first weekend in December there's a nice event called Dickens on the Strand www.galvestonhistory.org/Dickens_Overview.asp

Houston, Texas
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2. Re: Galveston Beaches in November?

Galveston activities are open year round...and as hot as it's been, the water will probably be plenty warm to swim in come November. Nevertheless, check the weather before packing....we are all hoping for a cool down before then.

Try The Gumbo Bar and Gaidos for seafood. Avoid FishTails.

Galveston, Txq
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3. Re: Galveston Beaches in November?

Best shell hunting is when the water cools off & I find a lot of shells on the "West End of the Island". I would bring a light sweater or wind-breaker. The rainforest & aquarium at Moody Gardens are weather-proof. Also, there is shopping in downtown (near & on the Strand). For seafood, some of the locals go to Shrimp & Stuff on 39th street. Might also try Casey's (next to Gaido's) ----- food a little less fancy, but still good none the less & prices are a bit better. Enjoy yourself.

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