25 days in Dallas, Fort Worth & Houston Itinerary

25 days in Dallas, Fort Worth & Houston Itinerary

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25 days in Dallas, Fort Worth & Houston Itinerary

Houston
bus:  4​h
Dallas
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
Fort Worth
— 2 nights
taxi + bus:  4​h 30​min
Houston
— 20 nights
Houston

2
days
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, meet the residents at The Dallas World Aquarium, and then contemplate the long history of Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at Reunion Tower, tour the pleasant surroundings at Klyde Warren Park, then examine the collection at George W. Bush Presidential Center, and finally pause for some photo ops at John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza.

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Houston to Dallas is an approximately 4-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or fly. June in Dallas sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Fort Worth.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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The Dallas World Aquarium ©
The Dallas World Aquarium
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
George W. Bush Presidential Center ©

2
days
Fort Worth

Fort Worth
Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): meet the residents at Fort Worth Zoo and then explore and take pictures at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, explore the world behind art at Kimbell Art Museum, and then wander the streets of Sundance Square.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Fort Worth online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Dallas to Fort Worth in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in June, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trip

Globe Life Park in Arlington
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Globe Life Park in Arlington ©
Globe Life Park in Arlington
Fort Worth Zoo
Fort Worth Zoo

21
days
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Houston side-trips: Kemah (Kemah Boardwalk & Stingray Reef), Monument Hill State Park (in La Grange) and Blue Bell Creameries (in Brenham). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, get curious at Houston Museum of Natural Science, steep yourself in history at Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site, and admire all the interesting features of Constellation Field.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Houston trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Fort Worth to Houston in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Houston can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

La Porte, Kemah, College Station, 7 Acre Wood, Mercer Botanic Gardens
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Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo
Space Center Houston
Space Center Houston
Houston Museum of Natural Science
Houston Museum of Natural Science

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