Day Trips from Houston


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Houston, Texas, is a vibrant city with plenty to offer visitors, but there are also many wonderful day trips to take from the city if you're looking for a change of scenery or a taste of something different. Here are some of the top day trips from Houston:
  1. Galveston: Enjoy the beach, stroll along the historic Strand, or explore the many museums and attractions.
  2. NASA Johnson Space Center: Take tours of the center, including Mission Control, the Vehicle Assembly Building, and the astronaut training facilities.
  3. Brazos Bend State Park: Hike or bike ride through the park, or rent a canoe or kayak to explore the waterways.
  4. Sam Houston National Forest: Drive through the scenic park, or spend the day exploring the hiking trails and waterfalls.
  5. Port Arthur: Visit historical sites, including the USS Lexington Museum on the Bay, the Texas State Railroad Museum, and the Museum of the Gulf Coast.
  6. Sea Rim State Park: Hike through the dunes, go birdwatching, or fish in the bay.
  7. College Station: Explore attractions, including the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, the Museum of Texas A&M University, and the Brazos Valley Farmers Market.
  8. Lake Livingston State Park: Boat, fish, swim, or camp at this park located on Lake Livingston.
  9. San Marcos: Take a dip in the refreshing waters of the San Marcos River, or go tubing or kayaking down the river.
  10. Hamilton Pool Preserve: Swim, picnic, or hike at this beautiful natural pool located in the Austin area.
If you are looking for a quick getaway, here are the best places for day trips from Houston.
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