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“Sea Wall-Walk, Drive or Run”
Review of The Seawall

The Seawall
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$98.95*
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Houston Sightseeing Tour and Galveston Day Trip
Ranked #7 of 101 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.
Dallas, Texas
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Sea Wall-Walk, Drive or Run”
Reviewed September 28, 2012

Plenty of parking. Safe. Seawall has quite a history as protector of Galveston Island. Traffic flows well. Stop lights are well spaced and timed. Very clean. Easy beach access

Visited September 2012
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san antonio
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46 reviews
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“The best of all seawalls”
Reviewed September 28, 2012

Every mode of transportation you can imagine populates this seawall. Bikes, trikes, skates, blades, skateboards, and even feet. You pass the old pier and some incredible statues and a nice clean beach with not that many people on it in September. It's a great seawall.

Visited September 2012
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Killeen, TX
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Greatly Improved!!!!!”
Reviewed September 28, 2012

We last visited the Seawall in 2010 when it was still in the process of recovering from the hurricane of 2008. It still has the same great view of the Gulf of Mexico during the day and the lights from the ships at night waiting to enter Galveston Bay.
The beach is much cleaner and has a "safer" atmosphere. Families were more relaxed with their small children, people were walking their pets and it was a "good place to be". . . . . . . . especially on a beautiful sunny day. The seawall has been well maintained and some handicap/wheelchair ramps with sturdy rails have been added to make the beach more accessible to everyone. Lifeguards are on duty to keep a watchful eye on the beach, swimmers and surfers. The seawall is one of my favorite places to visit and spend time while in Galveston. It just keeps getting better!!

Visited September 2012
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Moore, Oklahoma
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Atmosphere”
Reviewed September 28, 2012

We love The Seawall, just walking down the beach seawall, the atmosphere, noone bothering you, just enjoying the scenery and the ocean. SO FUN...

Visited September 2012
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Austin, Texas
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63 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Perfect”
Reviewed September 26, 2012

Since Ike, the seawall is much better taken care of. Beaches are cleaned of sea weed every morning. We stay at hotels on the sea wall so we can walk over morning, noon, night, even midnight ; )

Visited August 2012
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