6 days in Horseshoe Bay & Houston Itinerary

6 days in Horseshoe Bay & Houston Itinerary

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6 days in Horseshoe Bay & Houston Itinerary

Start: Houston
Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Horseshoe Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Houston
— 3 nights
End: Houston

1
night
Horseshoe Bay

Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay is a city in Llano and Burnet counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): tee off at Slick Rock Golf Course. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Gorman Falls and then immerse yourself in nature at Colorado Bend State Park.

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Houston to Horseshoe Bay is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Houston to Horseshoe Bay. Traveling from Houston in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Horseshoe Bay, with lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Horseshoe Bay

Nature Parks Golf

Side Trip

Bend
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Slick Rock Golf Course ©
Slick Rock Golf Course
Gorman Falls ©
Gorman Falls

3
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge and St Francis Wolf Sanctuary. Get a sense of the local culture at Glenwood Cemetery and Messina Hof Winery. Take a break from Houston with a short trip to George Ranch Historical Park in Richmond, about 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Funeral History, browse the exhibits of Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden, steep yourself in history at Sam Houston Park, and explore the world behind art at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens.

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Getting from Horseshoe Bay to Houston by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 95°F in July, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge, George Ranch Historical Park, St Francis Wolf Sanctuary, Messina Hof Winery, Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
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Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery
Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge ©
St Francis Wolf Sanctuary ©
St Francis Wolf Sanctuary

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