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Smart & Friendly: Driving around Texas

Smart & Friendly: Driving around Texas
Starts from

Dallas

Duration

8 Days

Transportation

By Car

Length

1440 km

Hotels

5

Guidance

Self-Guided

Categories

History and CultureAdventure
This route introduces travellers to the culture of the south, the world-famous, freedom-loving state of Texas. You'll drive from Dallas to Corpus Christi, stopping by some of the most famous places in the state. You'll first experience the homey, business-like comfort of Dallas before heading to the serene expanse near the Gulf of Mexico.
This scenario is sure to appeal to those who enjoy quiet walks and road trips, as well as those who appreciate thrills and adore beach vacations. It is an unforgettable and joyful experience to travel in this region.
Edward Harrington
Edward Harrington
Traveller
  • Indulge yourself with local specialities.
  • Return to your childhood in incredible amusement parks.
  • Broaden the mind, visiting the best museums in the world.
  • Have a rest at the famous beaches of the Gulf of Mexico.

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Travel Itinerary

Getting to Know Dallas
Day 110 km

Getting to Know Dallas

Since there is not much time after arrival, the first evening here can be devoted to a walk through the brightly lit streets of the city. It's also definitely worth trying the authentic Texas steaks at a restaurant nearby.
18:0019:00
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Museums and Skyscrapers
Day 28 km941 m

Museums and Skyscrapers

Today is going to be a great day for us, and among the pleasures will be the climb to the 50th floor of the Reunion Tower, where you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the city. The plan is also to explore the architecture, which includes both the Victorian era buildings and the modern skyscrapers.
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Leave the Most Vivid Impressions of Dallas
Day 3232 km

Leave the Most Vivid Impressions of Dallas

Today will be a sort of farewell to Dallas. The plan is to go to an amusement park, a place where, for a moment, you can feel beyond the laws of physics. Among other things, there will also be a visit to the building from whose windows the shots that ended John F. Kennedy's life were fired, and where there is now a museum commemorating the great man.
21:30
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Nature of Texas
Day 4471 km

Nature of Texas

En route to Houston presents an opportunity to experience the beautiful Texas outdoors. The plan is to hike through the large Davy Crockett National Park, then drive to Houston and visit one of the city's largest parks, McGovern.
22:30
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Contrasts of Houston
Day 5117 km

Contrasts of Houston

Today is sure to be an incredibly busy and varied day - you'll be able to walk around the city, visit the Museum of Fine Arts, the Museum of Cosmonauts, and also go for a walk. In the evening, stay in a hotel on the ocean front and fall asleep, lulled by the sound of waves.
21:30
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Beaches and Nature on the Gulf of Mexico
Day 6482 km

Beaches and Nature on the Gulf of Mexico

Today, plans include a trip to the sparkling city by the sea, Corpus Christi. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to relax on the white sandy beaches of the Gulf of Mexico and explore the nature of the region at the San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge.
23:00
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The Famous Corpus Christi
Day 780 km

The Famous Corpus Christi

Although the city is not considered a tourist destination, thousands of people come here every year because of its cultural attractions and beautiful views. The Art Museum and the Oceanarium are definitely worth a visit. Moreover, the city's promenade is also quite noteworthy thanks to several monuments and magnificent views of the bay.
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Farewell to Texas
Day 840 km

Farewell to Texas

Today is the last day of the trip. And since the city's waterfront offers gorgeous views at sunrise, a farewell morning before departure can be spent just there - outdoors by the bay, or strolling through the streets of sunny Corpus Christi.
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