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The Strand

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Address: 2100 Strand St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1633
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+1 409-762-2515
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08:30 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 08:30 - 17:00
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A lively strip in the heart of historic Galveston feautures pubs, delis and...

A lively strip in the heart of historic Galveston feautures pubs, delis and specialty shops.

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I love the atmosphere on The Strand, but...

There are not enough public restrooms. Beer and other beverages are for sale everywhere, and you're free to drink while you walk and shop, but very few places have restrooms... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
sjjensen2017
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Monticello, Minnesota

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Houston, Texas
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This area has a lot of history. Great places to eat and shop and yes there are some bars too. I will not tell you the history because you need to research yourself in the specified areas of the Strand which you will find as you walk around. Go enjoy what it has to offer.

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Thank I600XTjamesr
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We love taking the kids out to the strand for the day. Hitting the beach and spending the day shopping and eating!

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Thank Suz T
Monticello, Minnesota
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There are not enough public restrooms. Beer and other beverages are for sale everywhere, and you're free to drink while you walk and shop, but very few places have restrooms available. That's a problem.

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Thank sjjensen2017
LIBERTY HILL
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30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

While waiting for delayed ship we walked the Strand and saw some cool stuff. People in my group bought trinkets to clothes. My friends got some really cute outfits.

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Thank KELLY P
Bay Area Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Be sure to take the time to visit the Ice Cream and Candy shoppe on the west end of the strand! The Railroad museum is a must see for the whole Family. Shopping, and nice eating establishments along both sides of the street and the wharf where the Elissa is moored, a floating museum on an old restored sailing ship.... More 

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Thank jmartinez653
Hemet
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked the strand and enjoyed the variety of shops. Lots of small boutiques. A variety of clothes little cafes. Fun atmosphere everyone was friendly and recommended other places to visit

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Thank stacey B
Galveston, Texas
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great historic street in the heart of Galveston where shopping abounds and many annual events/concerts are held

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Caledonia, Michigan, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If shopping is your thing to do then you should visit this historic area which reminds us of New Orleans a bit.

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Thank Tim S
North Oaks, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fun tourist spot. There are lots of shops and restaurants. This port town is a nice stop prior to a cruise too.

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houston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Worth a stroll - but certainly not as interesting as it used to be. Lots of typical touristy souvenir shops mixed in with some clothing and antique shops and a few eateries as well.

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