7 days in Galveston & Port Aransas Itinerary

7 days in Galveston & Port Aransas Itinerary

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Galveston
— 3 nights
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Port Aransas
— 3 nights

3
nights
Galveston

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Surfside Beach and Stewart Beach. Family-friendly places like The Seawall and Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Galveston: Kemah (Kemah Boardwalk & Boardwalk Beast), Pine Gully Park (in Seabrook) and Quintana Beach (in Quintana). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Moody Gardens, engage your brain at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, wander the streets of The Strand, and make a splash at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Galveston trip itinerary planning site.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Galveston. In July in Galveston, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Port Aransas.

Things to do in Galveston

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kemah, Pine Gully Park, Surfside Beach, Quintana Beach
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The Seawall ©
The Seawall
Moody Gardens ©
Moody Gardens
Kemah Boardwalk ©
Kemah Boardwalk

3
nights
Port Aransas

Port Aransas ©
Port Aransas is a city in Nueces County, Texas. On the 12th (Sun), admire the majestic nature at Mustang Island State Park, thenidentify plant and animal life at Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to The Big Tree, immerse yourself in nature at Goose Island State Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Rockport Beach, thenmake a trip to Windway Gallery, and finally do a tasting at Winery on the Bay.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Port Aransas trip planner.

Getting from Galveston to Port Aransas by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Port Aransas are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Aransas

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Rockport
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Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach
Rockport Beach ©
Rockport Beach
Mustang Island State Park ©
Mustang Island State Park

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