4 days in Houston & Galveston Itinerary

4 days in Houston & Galveston Itinerary

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Houston
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Galveston
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Houston

Houston

Bayou City

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 see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Houston trip itinerary maker.

Austin to Houston is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Houston are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sat) before leaving for Galveston.

Things to do in Houston

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nightlife

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Galveston

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Galveston trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Houston to Galveston in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in May, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Galveston

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The Seawall ©
The Seawall
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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