East Beach, Galveston

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  • The day we went there, a lot of people were just hanging around smoking and looking somewhat suspicious. I didn't have a good feeling about the place, but maybe it was just one of those days. The beac...  more »
  • We kind of accidently found this place while just driving. Free parking while we were there so we got out and had a look around. It was very uncrowded and the slope into the water was very shallow and...  more »
  • a nice beach, and luckily when we arrived there was no parking charge and it was nearly empty, so great for a walk and watching the boats queuing to go up the channel, one of the nicer 'deserted' area...  more »
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  • Excellent beach. Paid parking and free parking available. You are able to have alcohol here in cans. You can also buy alcohol onsite. There are usually a good amount of lifeguards on duty. The only bad part about this beach is the restroom facilities. They are never clean.
  • One of the best beaches at Galveston Texas. Of course you have to pay for parking, but you won't get stuck in the sand here.
  • AIA Sandcastle event is held here every year. The beach is nice, but the event overwhelms the staff. Traffic in and out is terrible, but there is plenty of parking there and they usually run shuttles from Stewart beach.
  • My favorite beach, with room for long walks, bird sanctuary, you can watch the ships come in, have watched dolphins there, large beach lots of pay and free parking, best showers on the beach. Gift shops, munchy shops. Great place for o spend the day!!!!!
  • Parking is free (May 16) the place was basically empty, it felt like a private beach. The ships going to/from Houston pass by and become entertainment. Great place to spend a day.

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