7 days in Jackson, Galveston & Dallas Itinerary

7 days in Jackson, Galveston & Dallas Itinerary

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7 days in Jackson, Galveston & Dallas Itinerary

Start: Columbia
Drive:  8​h 45​min
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Jackson
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Galveston
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Dallas
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 15​min
End: Columbia

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Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. On the 21st (Tue), get a taste of the local shopping with Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, then explore the engaging exhibits at Mississippi Children's Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, and finally stop by Lemuria Books.

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Columbia to Jackson is an approximately 9-hour car ride. You can also fly. In May, Jackson is somewhat warmer than Columbia - with highs of 82°F and lows of 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Galveston.

Things to do in Jackson

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Mississippi Civil Rights Museum ©
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science ©
Mississippi Children's Museum ©
Mississippi Children's Museum

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Moody Mansion and Galveston Railroad Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Strand and The Seawall. There's much more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, examine the collection at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, look for gifts at Murdochs, and take in the waterfront at Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Galveston road trip site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Jackson to Galveston in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Jackson in May, Galveston is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dallas.

Things to do in Galveston

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Moody Mansion ©
Moody Mansion
The Seawall ©
The Seawall
The Strand ©
The Strand

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Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): look for gifts at Central Market, then examine the collection at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, then see the interesting displays at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, and finally see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Dallas road trip website .

Getting from Galveston to Dallas by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Galveston in May, Dallas is a bit cooler at night with lows of 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

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