7 days in Galveston, Dallas & Houston Itinerary

7 days in Galveston, Dallas & Houston Itinerary

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Galveston
— 2 nights
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Dallas
— 2 nights
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Houston
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 27th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of 1877 Tall Ship Elissa And Texas Seaport Museum, take a stroll through East End Historic District, and then stop by Murdochs. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Galveston Railroad Museum, steep yourself in history at Moody Mansion, and then kick back and relax at Stewart Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Galveston trip itinerary tool.

Saint Louis to Galveston is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Saint Louis in December: highs in Galveston hover around 65°F, while lows dip to 53°F. On the 29th (Tue), you're off to Dallas.

Things to do in Galveston

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Beaches
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Dallas

Dallas ©

Big D

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 29th (Tue): stop by Wild Bill's Western Store. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum, then examine the collection at Amon Carter Museum of American Art, and then see Lifestylez Nails Spa.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Dallas trip builder tool.

Getting from Galveston to Dallas by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Galveston in December: high temperatures in Dallas hover around 59°F and lows are around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to drive to Houston.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Art Museum
Meadows Museum
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Houston

Houston ©

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.
On the 1st (Fri), examine the collection at Houston Museum District, engage your brain at Cockrell Butterfly Center, and then tee off at Hermann Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery, then admire the masterpieces at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, and then admire the masterpieces at The Menil Collection.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Houston trip planner.

You can drive from Dallas to Houston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Dallas in December: high temperatures in Houston hover around 66°F and lows are around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Golf
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Specialty Museum
Houston Museum District
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Art Museum
The Menil Collection
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