GALVESTON, Texas – Beaches across Texas reopened over the weekend after Gov. Greg Abbott lifted orders to move forward with the first phase of reopening state.
It appears many Texans fled to Galveston and nearby beaches.
On Saturday, traffic was backed up along the Seawall.
Jamaica Beach, which is also on Galveston Island, was another crowded spot.
There also appeared to be gatherings at Port Aransas Beach over the weekend.
Other beaches like Surfside and South Padre Island seemed to be quieter.