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Day Trips from Houston Map

Destination Directory
  • Alvin

    Tucked between Houston and the sandy beaches of the Texas Gulf Coast is Alvin—a charming community with humble beginnings dating back to 1845. There, visitors will find historic sites, linger-worthy shopping and family-friendly adventures.

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  • Bay Area Houston

    Just 25 minutes from Downtown Houston on the shores of Galveston Bay you'll find the communities of Clear Lake Bay, Kemah and Seabrook. Known for great seafood restaurants, sailing and other water activities, the Bay Area is often called the "Boating Capital of Texas."

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  • Baytown

    Ever dream of running across one of the largest stay-cable bridges in the world or kayaking in the reflection of the San Jacinto Monument? In Baytown, the possibilities are endless and adventures abound.

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  • Beaumont

    Perched along the banks of the Neches River, Beaumont is the region’s largest city, a cultural crossroads rich in history, art and culture. Located along Interstate 10, 90 miles east of Houston and 25 minutes from Louisiana, Beaumont strikes a perfect balance of Texas charm and Cajun influence.

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  • Brazosport

    More than just a single city, the Brazosport area encompasses the cities of Clute, Freeport, Lake Jackson, Quintana and Surfside Beach. Located 50 miles south of Downtown Houston, visitors will find a region known for its natural beauty and rich history.

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  • Conroe

    Picture perfect scenery and lake-filled activities abound north of Houston. Located less than an hour from Downtown Houston, Conroe’s serene community offers a quiet escape, protected by towering pine trees, rolling hills and a beautiful 22,000-acre lake.

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  • Deer Park

    Founded in 1892 by farmer and former legislator Simeon Henry West, the community of Deer Park is recognized for its railroad history and its role as a hub for the energy industry.

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  • Galveston

    Galveston Island’s temperate weather and Gulf breezes make the historic beach town a must-visit destination less than an hour from Houston.

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  • Huntsville

    Tucked between Houston and Dallas, Huntsville makes an ideal escape for nature, culture and history buffs, nestled among the tall pines of the Sam Houston National Forest.

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  • Pearland

    Perfectly placed from downtown Houston and Hobby airport, Pearland is well positioned for business and leisure travel. There, visitors will find cultural sites to explore, stand-out shopping and award-winning cuisine.

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  • Port Arthur

    Cajun flavor, dramatic history, and natural beauty come together in Port Arthur. Set on the shores of Sabine Lake—a 90,000-acre saltwater estuary on the Texas-Louisiana border—Port Arthur is known for its outdoor offerings, cuisine, and culture.

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  • Sugar Land

    Small-town Texas charm and cosmopolitan allure strikes a balance in Sugar Land. Located 20 minutes southwest of downtown Houston, Sugar Land engages visitors with fine dining, accommodations and entertainment options, as well as championship golf courses, shopping centers and family-friendly events.

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  • Tomball

    Founded in 1907 along the Trinity & Brazos Valley Railroad line, Tomball remains a destination for visitors looking for large fun in a small town setting—from award winning festivals and unique shopping to mom-and-pop eateries and live music.

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  • The Woodlands

    Named by Travel + Leisure magazine as one of America’s “Coolest Suburbs Worth a Visit,” The Woodlands offers vacationing families and business travelers more than 8 million square feet of shopping, dining, hospitality and entertainment.

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