Located about 6 miles east of Interstate 45, Kemah is known as the "Gateway to the Bay." Offering a scenic place to call home on Galveston Bay, the community features a premier marina complex and a medley of shopping, amusement, and dining opportunities. In fact, many consider Kemah to be home to the finest seafood restaurants on the entire gulf coast. The colorful Kemah Boardwalk and beach provide a playground for visitors to Texas as well as residents of metropolitan Houston. Kemah has thrived on its strategic location on the water, benefiting from gulf-related businesses and tourism.