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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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  • We spent 2 days in Galveston and was our first. Our hotel was within walking distance to the seawall which we walked to within our first hour. The beach, water clean with sidewalk to whole distance. A...  more »
  • Watching the pelicans dive into the water and greeting other fellow runners/walkers; a great way to start the day. There are a number of portapotties along the seawall and lots of restaurants on the o...  more »
  • We arrived at our hotel. The four points Sheraton which is opposite the sea wall so we walked along the wall, stopped and had a beer and took in the beautiful coast line. Stunning!  more »