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The Seawall, Galveston

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Take a 16.6 km (10.3 mi) walk on one of the longest continuous sidewalks in the world, The Seawall. It was built to protect the city from the destructive power of waves. On this 5.2 m (17 ft) high wall, you'll see long stretches of murals that depict underwater life painted by children. You'll encounter a number of statues and historical markers throughout the site. The sidewalk is wide and suitable for jogging and cycling. You'll see shops and restaurants along the wall as well. Our Galveston travel itinerary planner makes visiting The Seawall and other Galveston attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • You must at least drive by the Seawall on the Gulf of Mexico in Galveston. It was windy and cool when we were there in March, so we did not go onto the beach. But just the view of the waves rolling on...  more »
  • Don't get in the water.... just sit in the sand and enjoy the breeze. The brown water has a charm of its own, but is for looks only.  more »
  • Great place to stroll hand-in-hand with your loved one to explore the beach, the shops and stop to have drink and dinner along one of the many options available. Go explore! it is worth it.  more »