7 days in Galveston, Dallas & Houston Itinerary

7 days in Galveston, Dallas & Houston Itinerary

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Galveston

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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 Galveston Historic Seaport - Home of the 1877 Tall Ship ELISSA, 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, get engrossed in the 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 3.5-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 · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Parks
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Dallas

— 2 nights

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.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Dallas travel route planner.

Fly from Galveston to Dallas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Galveston in December, with highs in Dallas at 59°F and lows at 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Houston.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Houston

— 2 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.
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 natural beauty 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 fly from Dallas to Houston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; 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 fly back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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