60 days in Texas Gulf Coast Itinerary

60 days in Texas Gulf Coast Itinerary

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South Padre Island
— 7 nights
2
Brownsville
— 6 nights
3
Corpus Christi
— 11 nights
4
Victoria
— 6 nights
5
Beaumont
— 6 nights
6
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 11 nights
7
Houston
— 12 nights

7
nights
South Padre Island

South Padre Island ©
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
South Padre Island is known for wildlife, adventure, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle, Inc., take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, visit a coastal fixture at Port Isabel Lighthouse, and make a trip to Largest Outdoor Sandcastle in the USA.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the South Padre Island travel itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to South Padre Island is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In February, South Padre Island is much warmer than Toronto - with highs of 22°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Brownsville.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Isabel, Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.
South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching

6
nights
Brownsville

Brownsville ©
Brownsville is the county seat of Cameron County, Texas. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brownsville: Adolph Thomae Jr County Park (in Rio Hondo) and Harlingen (Hugh Ramsey Nature Park, Iwo Jima Memorial & Museum, &more). There's much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Gladys Porter Zoo, examine the collection at Children’s Museum of Brownsville, trek along Brownsville Historic Battlefield Trail, and look for all kinds of wild species at Sabal Palm Sanctuary.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Brownsville day trip planner.

You can travel from South Padre Island to Brownsville in an hour. Traveling from South Padre Island in February, you will find days in Brownsville are a bit warmer (29°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in Brownsville

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Harlingen, Adolph Thomae Jr County Park, Freddy Fender Museum
Highlights from your plan
Gladys Porter Zoo ©
Gladys Porter Zoo
Iwo Jima Memorial & Museum ©
Iwo Jima Memorial & Museum
Resaca de la Palma State Park ©
Resaca de la Palma State Park

11
nights
Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi ©
A gulf coast town with a semi-tropical climate, Corpus Christi serves as a getaway destination with a life of its own.
Change things up with these side-trips from Corpus Christi: Rockport (Memorial Park, Goose Island State Park, &more) and Port Aransas (Gratitude, Port Aransas Beach, &more). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of USS Lexington Museum on the Bay, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Texas State Aquarium, have fun at Whataburger Field, and hike along Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Corpus Christi trip maker app.

Drive from Brownsville to Corpus Christi in 2.5 hours. February in Corpus Christi sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Rockport, Port Aransas
Highlights from your plan
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay ©
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay
Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore
Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach

6
nights
Victoria

Victoria ©
Victoria is the largest city and county seat of Victoria County, Texas. Get out of town with these interesting Victoria side-trips: Danish Heritage Museum (in Danevang), Port Lavaca (Indianola Fishing Marina, Calhoun County Museum, &more) and Bay City (Matagorda County Birding Nature Center & Matagorda County Museum). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Riverside Park, explore the different monuments and memorials at Matagorda Cemetery, don't miss a visit to The 1892 Victoria County Courthouse, and see the interesting displays at City by the Sea Museum.

Find out how to plan Victoria trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Corpus Christi to Victoria takes 1.5 hours. In February in Victoria, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Beaumont.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Port Lavaca, Matagorda, Bay City, Danish Heritage Museum, City by the Sea Museum
Highlights from your plan
Matagorda Bay Nature Park ©
Matagorda Bay Nature Park
Victoria Fine Arts Center ©
Victoria Fine Arts Center
Calhoun County Museum ©
Calhoun County Museum

6
nights
Beaumont

Beaumont ©
Venture out of the city with trips to French House ( La Maison Acadienne) (in Nederland), Orange (Blue Elbow Swamp, W.H. Stark House, &more) and Museum of the Gulf Coast (in Port Arthur).

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Beaumont vacation builder app.

Drive from Victoria to Beaumont in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. March in Beaumont sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Galveston.

Things to do in Beaumont

Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Orange, Port Arthur, Nederland, Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
The Chambers House ©
The Chambers House
Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge ©
Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge
Blue Elbow Swamp ©
Blue Elbow Swamp

11
nights
Galveston, Galveston Island

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.
Explore Galveston's surroundings by going to Kemah (Stingray Reef 215 Kipp Ave & Kemah Boardwalk), League City (Butler Longhorn Museum, Walter Hall Park, &more) and Gulf Prairie Presbyterian Church & Cemetery (in Lake Jackson). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Moody Gardens, see the interesting displays at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall, and steep yourself in history at 1892 Bishop's Palace.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Galveston tour itinerary planner.

Travel from Beaumont to Galveston in 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Galveston when traveling from Beaumont in March, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Houston.

Things to do in Galveston

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

League City, Kemah, Gulf Prairie Presbyterian Church & Cemetery, Texas City Museum, Brazosport Museum of Natural Science
Highlights from your plan
1892 Bishop's Palace ©
1892 Bishop's Palace
Moody Gardens ©
Moody Gardens
The Seawall ©
The Seawall

12
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Houston: La Porte (Battleship Texas State Historic Site & San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site), Dickinson Historical Society Depot Museum (in Dickinson) and Baytown (Fred Hartman Bridge & Baytown Nature Center). Next up on the itinerary: engage your brain at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Houston, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Houston Zoo, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Downtown Aquarium.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Houston online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Galveston to Houston takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Houston can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

La Porte, Baytown, Meadowbrook Farms Golf Club, Dickinson Historical Society Depot Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
The Houston Museum of Natural Science
Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston