5 days in Galveston, Cypress & San Antonio Itinerary

5 days in Galveston, Cypress & San Antonio Itinerary

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Galveston
— 1 day
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Cypress
— 1 night
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San Antonio
— 3 nights
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Galveston — 1 day

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Moody Gardens, then explore the galleries of Moody Mansion, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Seawall.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Galveston trip planner.

Houston to Galveston is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Galveston are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cypress.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Cypress — 1 night

Cypress is an unincorporated community in Harris County, Texas, United States located completely inside the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City of Houston. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at George Mitchell Nature Preserve.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cypress road trip site.

Traveling by car from Galveston to Cypress takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Galveston in March since evenings lows in Cypress dip to 53°F. On the 14th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Antonio.
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San Antonio — 3 nights

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Antonio: Austin (Congress Avenue Bridge Bat Watching, Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, &more). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at SeaWorld, get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, and admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Antonio online road trip planner.

You can drive from Cypress to San Antonio in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in March, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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