7 days in College Station, Anderson & Houston Itinerary

7 days in College Station, Anderson & Houston Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Texas Trip Planner

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College Station
— 2 nights
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Anderson
— 1 day
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Houston
— 4 nights

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College Station

— 2 nights
College Station is a city in Brazos County, Texas, situated in East-Central Texas in the heart of the Brazos Valley, in the center of the region known as Texas Triangle. On the 28th (Fri), catch a live event at Kyle Field, then get your bearings at George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, then examine the collection at Blue Bell Creameries, and finally go for a walk through Bonfire Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): enjoy some diversion at Olsen Field at Blue Bell Park, then get in on the family fun at Santa's Wonderland, and then learn about winemaking at Messina Hof Winery.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our College Station vacation builder tool.

Houston to College Station is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 95°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Anderson.

Things to do in College Station

Museums · Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Wineries

Side Trips

Anderson

— 1 day
Anderson is a city in Grimes County, Texas, United States. On the 30th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site, then take an in-depth tour of Star of the Republic Museum, and then admire the striking features of Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Anderson sightseeing site.

Traveling by car from College Station to Anderson takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 95°F in July, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Houston.

Things to do in Anderson

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Houston

— 4 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.
Appreciate the collections at Space Center Houston and Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Glenwood Cemetery and George Ranch Historical Park will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Kemah Boardwalk in Kemah (about 42 minutes away). There's still lots to do: get curious at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, admire the sheer force of Water Wall, catch a live event at Minute Maid Park, and admire the masterpieces at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Houston journey planning website.

Traveling by car from Anderson to Houston takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Houston are 95°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips