8 days in Amarillo, El Paso & Galveston Itinerary

8 days in Amarillo, El Paso & Galveston Itinerary

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Amarillo
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El Paso
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Galveston
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Amarillo

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Yellow Rose of Texas

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amarillo: Canyon (Palo Duro Riding Stables, Palo Duro Canyon State Park, &more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Cadallic Ranch, take in the exciting artwork at American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum, cruise along Route 66, and take an in-depth tour of Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Amarillo travel route builder.

Houston to Amarillo is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Houston in October, plan for little chillier days in Amarillo, with highs around 75°F, while nights are colder with lows around 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to El Paso.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites

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El Paso

El Paso ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around El Paso: Las Cruces (Dripping Springs Natural Area, Old Mesilla Village, &more) and Basilica of San Albino (in Mesilla).

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the El Paso day trip site.

Getting from Amarillo to El Paso by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Amarillo to El Paso is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Amarillo in October, things will get a bit warmer in El Paso: highs are around 82°F and lows about 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Galveston.

Things to do in El Paso

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

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Historic Site
Old Mesilla Village
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Scenic Drive
Scenic Drive - Overlook
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Galveston

Galveston ©

The Oleander City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): contemplate the long history of 1892 Bishop's Palace, then get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall, then take in nature's colorful creations at Moody Gardens, and finally admire the landmark architecture of 1880 Garten Verein.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Galveston trip planner.

You can fly from El Paso to Galveston in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from El Paso in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Galveston, with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Galveston

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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Historic Site
1892 Bishop's Palace
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Historic Walking Area
The Seawall
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Garden
Moody Gardens
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