6 days in Groesbeck, Houston & Galveston Itinerary

6 days in Groesbeck, Houston & Galveston Itinerary

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6 days in Groesbeck, Houston & Galveston Itinerary

Start: Houston
Drive:  3​h
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Groesbeck
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
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Houston
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Galveston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
End: Houston

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Groesbeck

Groesbeck
Groesbeck is a city in and the county seat of Limestone County, Texas, United States. Planning Groesbeck trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Houston to Groesbeck is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Houston in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Groesbeck, with lows of 62°F. On the 25th (Sat), you'll travel to Houston.

Things to do in Groesbeck

Historic Sites Nature Parks

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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.
You've now added George Ranch Historical Park to your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at The Houston Museum of Natural Science and Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens. Popular historic sites such as Space Center Houston and Water Wall are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Houston: Old Fort Parker (in Groesbeck) and Kemah Boardwalk (in Kemah). There's more to do: get curious at Cockrell Butterfly Center.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Houston trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Groesbeck to Houston in 2.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Groesbeck in May since evenings lows in Houston dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Galveston.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

George Ranch Historical Park, Kemah Boardwalk, Old Fort Parker
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The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Kemah Boardwalk ©
Kemah Boardwalk

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Moody Gardens, then see the interesting displays at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, and then shop like a local with The Strand. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cast your line with a fishing tour and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Galveston day trip planning site .

You can drive from Houston to Galveston in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Galveston sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Galveston

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Strand ©
The Strand
Moody Gardens ©
Moody Gardens

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