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Whaling Wall

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Address: 7355 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX

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Not clean and their photos depicting the place make it look 100% nicer than it really is.

Very disappointed in the place. Loud barking dogforced us to change rooms. Only good thing was the nice breakfast served.

2 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
LloydandCarol
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Lakewood, Colorado
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Lakewood, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

Very disappointed in the place. Loud barking dogforced us to change rooms. Only good thing was the nice breakfast served.

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Galion, Ohio
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74 reviews 74 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

This wall art is very, very good and should not be missed. It is free and should be viewed from several different spots. I understand that the artist is trying to paint walls in most of the United States. There is nothing to dislike about this excellent art work. I understand that it has been touched up by local artist... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Very neat place to take a picture by, but that's about it. You could walk the trails at the convention center, but we had just walked the trails at the nature center.

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Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

Nice to take a picture by - wouldn't consider it an attraction, kids thought it was cool. I don't think trip advisor should list this as an attraction, it's the same thing as a sculpture in a park

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New Braunfels, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

It is a good drive by attraction....the building is beautifully done but that is all there is to see there

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Port Isabel
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

When you look at the Wailing Wall the painting shows a lot of activity and it is the entry to a great birding and butterfly area with lots of trees and shrubs planted for various people from the area with their stories shown

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West
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The Whaling Wall is a beautifully painted mural but that is all it is. I don't think it should be listed as a separate attraction but part of the nature trail.

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San Antonio, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Really just a pretty mural by the entrance to the Laguna Madre Nature Trail. Has killer whales and other wildlife depicted.

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Woodway, TX
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9 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This huge painting can be seen from the main road. It is very well done and interesting to look at. The reason I only gave 3 stars is that it is not a great 'destination', but the great thing is that it is right next to the Nature Trail. They go together well for a nice place to visit.

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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

whailing wall its really beutiful, they really take care of it, we took lots of picture on it, its fun we love SPI

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