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“Beautiful to walk after launch”
Review of The Seawall

Ranked #11 of 111 things to do in Galveston
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Walk along this eight-mile seawall built to protect Galveston from the raging winds and waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
Reviewed November 15, 2017

Got here really early with my wife and kids and we decided for the kids to ride their bike and my wife and i to walk...the distance is not bad and the views are cozy, the whole time we were just thinking it would be great to have room with the view and just stay in bed!

Thank Allan C
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Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

We had lunch at Gaido's (which is a must do as well) and took a leisurely stroll along the beach. Parking is a breeze with the parking app and the weather was perfect for a lazy walk. Very nice wide beach with shells and seagulls for acquiring and watching. Had the pleasure of seeing a large dog go nuts when released from the leash. He was having a ball in the ocean. Perfect afternoon!

Thank Dream37421
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Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I rode our bikes from the hotel and down the seawall. There were some sidewalk closures due to construction (61st St) and another in the direction of Pleasure Pier. I assume this construction is happening now because it's the off-season for tourists. We tried to ride along the beach, but the sand is loose and there are occasional granite boulders for the jettys. In between those obstacles, we did had fun playing Pokemon Go, eating frozen yogurt and pizza, and stopping at academy for a hat to my ears warm and bicycle-smartphone mounts. There are so many Pokemon spawns that are rare to East Texas, lots of gyms, and PokeStops! If you're not into that, there are historical markers and statutes, photo opportunities, shopping, frozen yogurt shoppes, people doing photoshoots on the beach, jettys to wander out onto and watch the waves roll in or to fish from, and kids & dogs playing in the sand and waves.

Lots of restaurant choices when you cross the road. Anything from pizza to IHOP to expensive local seafood. Most of the souvenir shops, bars, & fancy restaurants are on the NE end of Seawall Blvd. Watch the traffic when you cross! It's a very busy road. Most intersections have a button on the traffic light for pedestrians to press.

Thank YenkoOshima
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Reviewed November 12, 2017

Our hotel is not far from the seawall. It's a beach along the seawall boulevard and a nice place for a walk or just sitting there for the sunset. There's so many restaurants on the other side of the street.

Thank Solodam J
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Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

Lots of stairs, warnings for current conditions, and very clean. Plenty of parking available makes it easy to make a quick stop.

Thank Marie P
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