11 days in Houston & Galveston Itinerary

11 days in Houston & Galveston Itinerary

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11 days in Houston & Galveston Itinerary

Start: Tempe
Drive:  19​h
1
Houston
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Galveston
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
3
Houston
— 5 nights
Drive:  19​h
End: Tempe

5
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Saint Arnold Brewing Company as well as Memorial Park. The adventure continues: stroll through Hermann Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Houston online trip builder .

Tempe to Houston is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tempe to Houston, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Tempe in February, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Houston: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Galveston.

Things to do in Houston

Outdoors Golf Parks
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Hermann Park ©
Hermann Park
Memorial Park ©
Memorial Park
Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Saint Arnold Brewing Company

1
day
Galveston

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.
On the 5th (Tue), examine the collection at Space Center Houston and then get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall.

Before you visit Galveston, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Houston to Galveston in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In March in Galveston, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Houston.

Things to do in Galveston

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Space Center Houston
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Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Seawall ©
The Seawall

5
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Houston Museum of Natural Science, Cistern, Buffalo Bayou Park and Waugh Drive Bat Colony. See some other sides of Houston: explore and take pictures at Rodeo Houston or Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and let little ones run wild at Discovery Green.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Houston online trip builder .

Drive from Galveston to Houston in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 10th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Houston

Childrens Museums Museums Outdoors
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The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Discovery Green ©
Discovery Green

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