5 days in Waco & Houston Itinerary

5 days in Waco & Houston Itinerary

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Waco
— 1 night
Drive
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Houston
— 3 nights
Drive

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Waco

— 1 night
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): examine the collection at Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, then see the interesting displays at Waco Mammoth National Monument, then get to know the resident critters at Cameron Park Zoo, and finally snap pictures at Waco Suspension Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Armstrong Browning Library and Museum, then look for gifts at Magnolia Market Silos, then examine the collection at Dr Pepper Museum, and finally stroll around Cameron Park.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Waco trip tool.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Dallas Love Field and Fort Worth Meacham International Airport. In February, daily temperatures in Waco can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Houston.

Things to do in Waco

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Houston

— 3 nights

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.
On the 20th (Thu), wander the streets of The Strand and then meet the residents at Houston Zoo. Keep things going the next day: engage your brain at The Houston Museum of Natural Science and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Seawall.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Houston online vacation planner.

Getting from Waco to Houston by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Waco in February since evenings lows in Houston dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Houston

Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

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