Catch the weather right, find a parking spot and take a few hours walk on the Seawall. Please remember that handicap is free parking anywhere on the Island.
I'm told it's the longest continuous sidewalk in the world. Just being near the water is great but, there are so many other things to do as well. Great places to eat. The Pleasure Pier is very exciting. This is Galveston's main attraction.
The Seawall is a great place to walk, enjoy the Gulf of Mexico without getting wet, people watch, and Pokémon hunt. Lots of educational and historic markers are located there, as well as plenty of places to eat and drink across the street. There is plenty of beach access if you decide you want to get closer to the water.
It rained everyday we were there, but still wouldn't trade it. Really great beach for families or couples. Clean and easy access. One side is just beach and the other side has the beach and boardwalk and places to eat and shop. The best of both beach cultures.
Had the opportunity to visit Galveston's Seawall this past December. Loved the place. Galveston offers on the side parking, ample sidewalks, decent stairs with handy hand rails. The giant granite blocks are delightful and they attract fish and other sea creatures. The Shore birds love to snack on these tasty morsels. This makes a great photo opportunity. The sandy beach... 更多