16 days in Galveston & Vicksburg Itinerary

16 days in Galveston & Vicksburg Itinerary

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Galveston
— 7 nights
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Vicksburg
— 8 nights
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Galveston

The Oleander City

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Galveston Railroad Museum and The Bryan Museum. Get some cultural insight at East End Historic District and Spindletop - Gladys City Boomtown Museum. Explore Galveston's surroundings by going to San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site (in La Porte), Armand Bayou Nature Center (in Pasadena) and West Bay Common School Museum (in League City). Next up on the itinerary: trot along with S-n-G Horseback Riding, immerse yourself in nature at Galveston Island State Park, explore the different monuments and memorials at Old City Cemetery, and steep yourself in history at Moody Mansion.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Galveston online trip itinerary maker.

Houston to Galveston is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Galveston can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Galveston

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Vicksburg

Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. U.S.S. Cairo Museum and Jesse Brent Lower Mississippi River Museum and Interpretive Center will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Texas Monument and Melrose. Explore Vicksburg's surroundings by going to Port Gibson (Windsor Ruins & Grand Gulf Military Park) and Natchez (Old South Winery, Natchez City Cemetery, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get a sense of history and politics at Old Courthouse, steep yourself in history at Martha Vick House, make a trip to Anchuca Mansion, and get engrossed in the history at Old Court House Museum - Eva W. Davis Memorial.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Vicksburg sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Galveston to Vicksburg in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Galveston in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 67°F in Vicksburg. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips