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Whaling Wall

7355 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Islands
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Cambridge, Iowa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Whaling wall was very pretty to go visit with me and my husband. we were impressed at the detail in it!

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Hudso WI
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We got some fun pictures of the kids being 'attacked' by the whales. It's a fun photo op if you're doing the nature trail that is next to it. I wouldn't exactly call it a destination though.

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Corpus
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This wall art has been in place at the So Padre Island Convention Center for at least 10 years and each time I go to the convention center It re-captivates me as something identifying this part of Texas as something special. This is not a destination point it is wall art on the exterior of the building. You will find... More

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Texas
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114 reviews 114 reviews
18 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Quite a lovely and colorful mural, and it makes for a quick stop. Not really an attraction, per se, but the mural is nice to see!

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Spring Valley, Wisconsin, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

drove by it, saw it from the road. Big O Mural, but nothing special. Not technically an 'attraction' but OK.

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Galion, Ohio
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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

This is a very large and very well done painting on the side of the convention center building. It is so large that one might miss it. Beautiful

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Lino Lakes, Minnesota
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60 reviews 60 reviews
14 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

This is mural of whales and fish on the outside wall of the convention center. Why or why would it be listed as an attraction. It is something to look at for about 2 minutes while there. South Padre Island has so little to do other than water activities it is desparate enough to include this as an activity. Shameful.

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Rowlett, Texas
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44 reviews 44 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

It's the thing to do when in SPI so we made sure and visited the wall and took some pics! It's a nice brightly colorful wall, great for pics!

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Austin, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Definitely worth checking out. We got some great pictures and it's a good way to pass some time. We found parking with no problem.

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The Woodlands, Texas, United States
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67 reviews 67 reviews
37 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

I love wylands works. This is a beautiful mural of his work. Well worth seeing. It is on two sides of a building and is beautiful.

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