The Seawall, Galveston

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. Plan your The Seawall visit and explore what else you can see and do in Galveston using our Galveston trip planner .
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  • Relaxing lots of things to do.hreat food, lots of unique shopping, plenty of hotel options. Enjoyable area in Galveston  more »
  • We stayed in Galveston overnight before our cruise sailed and we were very impressed with The Seawall. It's pretty, and busy, with a lot to offer.  more »
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  • Love love love this place. A great vacation spot, including a wonderful thunder and lightening storm. Great shops and restaurants and ample parking around down. Great new invention for me, parking for beach is on your phone. Love it! No more quarters. Galveston is a great vacation spot. So glad we decided to make the trip.
  • The Galveston Seawall runs along the beach for miles along Seawall Blvd. If you walk the whole wall you will find the orginal wall on western side and just after Pleasure Pier and before Murdock's you will find the start of the newer wall. Artists have made the wall more enjoyable and the local historians have plaques and statues to teach you the history of the area.

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