Experience endless fun for everyone at the Kemah Boardwalk, open daily! Conveniently located a mere 20 miles from downtown Houston, the Kemah Boardwalk offers a delightful array of attractions. Indulge in delectable waterfront dining options, explore charming retail stores, immerse yourself in exciting amusements, and be enchanted by the captivating festivals and seaside shows that take place every single day.
Come Along for the Rides
Thrill-seekers, rejoice! The boardwalk has a variety of rides, many giving a breathtaking view of the water while you spin, twirl or drop! Enjoy the ferris wheel, carousel, train ride, rocket ride, drop zone and more! Some rides have a 48" height requirements, but there are plenty of options for little ones to ride with an adult as well. There is also a playground and dancing water fountain to extend the fun all day.
Unleash the Beast
Prepare yourself for an unforgettable adventure as you embark on a thrilling 25-minute ride on Galveston Bay, reaching speeds of up to 40 mph. Step aboard The Beast and get ready to venture approximately four miles into the breathtaking Galveston Bay. Feel the rush of wind against your face as you're immersed in an exhilarating atmosphere filled with music and entertainment. Brace yourself as "the Beast is unleashed" and you soar through the air, experiencing an adrenaline-pumping sensation like no other. Guests must be 36" to ride. Check out the schedule to ride.
Fuel Up for More Fun
There are a handful of restaurants on the boardwalk to keep you satisfied and ready the more fun the undoubtedly awaits you! Staples like Starbucks and Snack Express area available for parents who needs a little extra caffeine to get them through an exciting day, but there are also plenty of other stops for delectable bites for all ages!
Funnel Cakes | Chicken, Fries & More | Snacks Express | Joe's Burger Bar | Joe's Crab Shack | Aquarium | Landry's Seafood House | Starbucks | Sweet Scoops | Bayside Grille | The Flying Dutchman | Bubba Gump | Pizza Oven
Shop Before or After You Drop (On the Boardwalk Tower 😏)
There are a handful of shops on the Boardwalk just waiting for you to bop in find something you can't live without. The Treasure Chest Gift Shop, Build-A-Bear Worshop and Kemah Outfitters are a few favorites. The hours are seasonal and may vary, so be sure and check ahead of time if shopping is part of your itinerary.
Look Ahead for Even. More. Fun.
The Kemah Boardwalk often has events, live music and more going on aside from the standard fun that permanently exists at there. Check out the calendar to see when you should make the trip!
Indulge in a memorable stay at the Boardwalk Inn, the exclusive hotel situated right on the Kemah Boardwalk in Kemah, Texas. Perfectly nestled in the heart of the Kemah Boardwalk, this boutique waterfront hotel provides a sophisticated coastal retreat while keeping you at the center of all the excitement. With 58 thoughtfully appointed guest rooms, you can expect the finest accommodations Kemah has to offer. Each room offers a private balcony that overlooks the picturesque waterfront of the Kemah Boardwalk and Galveston Bay, providing a breathtaking view. Enhance your stay with live entertainment, available on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at both the Main and Bradford plazas. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere while enjoying captivating performances that add to the overall charm of your experience.