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Kemah Boardwalk

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A 40-acre waterfront area with rides and entertainment for the whole family.
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215 Kipp Ave, Kemah, TX 77565-2840
+1 877-285-3624
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I took the kids to Galveston for a few days and had a blast, but on the way home we decided it wasn't enough. We stopped at Kemah and stayeD in the hotel there overlooking the boardwalk. The service, prices and atmosphere...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank jbshelton1985
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a wonderful, clean, and fun place to be. There’s so much to do here. Great for family with kids especially teenagers. Entertainment in the plaza. Restaurants, shops, and so much more. All in one place. Can’t wait to go back

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AylaM871
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After our nice visit to NASA we went to The Boardwalk of Kemah it’s very impressive overlooking the Bay of Clear Lake and its Fabulos Restaurants..also the Theme Park Rides..We made a Ride on Flare Railroad train which it makes a short tour around the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Basil M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kemah Boardwalk was a nice small location on the Boardwalk with Big Attractions Rides and Great Food as Well. This is a Great Place for All Ages from 1 Year Old to 50 years Old. Get there early and enjoy the fun.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Penske0546
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So, this is a great place for families. You will need to save money by finding a free parking all around the center cash parking lot - drop your family off and drive around to find parking. Tickets/passes - they have two locations you can...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dmitrys351
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent about four hours at the boardwalk. With the Houston Fun Pass you get a wrist band that allows you to ride all rides as many times as you want. The staff was courteous and helpful even though the weather was not the best...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Agent_RG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited on a Saturday, late morning into early afternoon... not too many places open, no street performers, not much to see or do. Was disappointed because of other reviews saying what a great place it was, etc, etc. It was slightly misty, but not really...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alan G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with family & friends- all adults. It’s all owned by the Landry Co and it’s very Disney-Ish with their themes and cute train that circles the property. The restaurants are all good and there was live music during the day for the Christmas...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PSU1023
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The amusement park section of the kema boardwalk opened at noon on Saturdays. It closes at 10pm. There is free parking for early arrivals once that is gone it costs about $9 to park. We had a Houston city pass which cost $59 per adult...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TheFussyDentist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kemah boardwalk is a great option for family with young children, older kids and teens. Although I never liked their employees. It seems like being rude, hate your work and kids are standard to hire at this place. Anyways, there are many attractions for kids...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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December 16, 2018|
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Response from ColoradoTravelsWorld | Reviewed this property |
Salt Grass does have a gluten free menu that is decent in size, but do plan to have steak and potato - that is the basis of the options in the restaurant. If you go off season or when the restaurant is busy, ask for a... More
Patrick C
August 4, 2018|
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Response from Tortuga1993 | Reviewed this property |
I always go there and I never seen pets
June 27, 2018|
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Response from ctwaller2017 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the rides are open during the weekday, however the boardwalk stores and shops are not during the fall.
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Hotel Recommendations Battleship Texas/NASA/Kemah Boardwalk (4 Replies)
We are headed to Houston this weekend and I am looking for some recommendations for hotels that are somewhere near Battleship Texas, NASA Space Center and the Kemah Boardwalk. Somewhere in the middle would be nice. I would like something that is no more than $60 a night but is decent enough to offer internet access. any help would be appreciated since I am not that familiar with Houston. Basically just looking for something in a safe area. thanks Mark
April 06, 2009|
Response fromKingwood1811|
There are several motels in the Clear Lake area. CL is close to all the places that you plan to visit and pretty safe. I don't know the rates. Stay away from the Hobby airport area (North of CL).
Kemah Boardwalk “open” but not the rides (1 Replies)
We saw many sad kids at the boardwalk yesterday morning. Spent Monday night at the Kemah Boardwalk Inn, planning to have fun yesterday before our daughter’s medical appointment Tuesday afternoon. When we showed up yesterday morning to buy tickets, nine rides where closed. That is more than half the rides (perhaps more than two-thirds Since Kemah is pretty small) and, worse, it was all the rides our six year-old daughter could go on. To make matters worse, we had asked at the hotel...More
May 13, 2009|
Response fromknr|
I was there last Friday and all but 2 rides were open. But, I agree that this "boardwalk" is over-rated and over-priced. Lots of people love it though, maybe because it the closest thing to an amusement park the Houston area has, since Astroworld closed.
kendra t
Houston trip with little bros! (2 Replies)
So, I want to take my brothers (15 & 12) to Houston in a week or 2. I've been many times, but this will be their first. Family is giving them some money, but I will be paying for food, hotel, and myself. I'm in college and have to watch my spending! So with that being said: Where's some good and CHEAP places to take 2 teens in Houston? Already have Kemah Boardwalk in mind.
June 18, 2017|
Response fromZeshan K|
You could also look into taking them to water parks, like Schlitterbahn in Galveston or Splashtown.