8 days in Texas Itinerary

8 days in Texas Itinerary

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8 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Drive:  5​h
1
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Houston
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
3
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h
End: Dallas

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Galveston, Galveston Island

Galveston
An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Galveston online trip builder .

Dallas to Galveston is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and car. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Galveston when traveling from Dallas in May, with lows around 71°F. You'll set off for Houston on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Galveston

Outdoors Tours Parks
Find places to stay May 11 — 12:

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Houston

Houston
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
To find ratings and other tourist information, read our Houston trip planner.

Drive from Galveston to Houston in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Houston sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 68°F at night. You'll set off for Galveston on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Houston

Parks Outdoors Nightlife
Find places to stay May 12 — 13:

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Galveston, Galveston Island

Galveston ©
Family-friendly places like Kemah Boardwalk and Galveston Naval Museum will thrill your kids. Enjoy Galveston some more: get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall, contemplate the long history of Bishop's Palace, take in the waterfront at Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, and take an in-depth tour of Moody Mansion.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Galveston trip planning app .

You can drive from Houston to Galveston in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. You'll set off for home on the 18th (Sat).

Things to do in Galveston

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Kemah Boardwalk
Find places to stay May 12 — 18:
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The Seawall ©
The Seawall
Kemah Boardwalk ©
Kemah Boardwalk

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