The Best Day or Weekend Trip From Houston
Galveston Is Your Go-To Day Trip Destination From Houston
Trade in city life for some time basking in the sun on the Texas coast. Galveston is located only about an hour from Houston and holds the key to an exciting day filled with boundless potential. Discover more about the area's history, lounge on its pristine beaches or get your blood pumping on an amusement ride. No matter how you want to spend a day, visiting Galveston will provide memories you will take with you for the rest of your life.
Things to Do on a Last-Minute Trip From Houston
Wondering what to do during your weekend trip from Houston? Here are a few of our favorites!
Discover New Birds
Galveston is located right along the main trans-Gulf migration route, where birds stop and rest on their journey to and from South and Central America. You will find more than 20 beautiful preserves and parks consisting of various habitats including beaches, grasslands, wetlands and woods. Take in the sights and sounds of these stunning environments while trying to catch a glimpse of your favorite bird.
Visit the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier
The is home to countless rides, games and dining opportunities your entire family will love. This waterfront playground offers a day full of fun and will keep you on your toes from the minute you step foot in the park. Soar high above the Gulf of Mexico on the Iron Shark Rollercoaster or enjoy some friendly competition at the Midway Games arcade. After working up an appetite, you can enjoy one of the many food establishments on the pier offering pizzas, burgers and many more options. You can also visit Texas' first Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. location for some world-famous shrimp and slow-roasted ribs.
Head to the Water
Being situated right along the coast, Galveston weekend trips from Houston enable you to enjoy all the water activities you could ever think of. Cast your line, rent a kayak or keep it simple and just dip your toes in from one of the area's many beaches. This coastal city is the ideal spot to beat the heat and spend a few hours in the Gulf of Mexico, no matter how you like to enjoy the water.
Book Your Stay at Our Galveston Campground
Ready to have the best road trip from Houston to Galveston? This city has tons of things to do during every season, ensuring your itinerary is packed with exciting events and activities. If you want to visit Galveston, our campground is the perfect location to kick your feet up and relax in between long days outside. Check out our availability and book your stay today!