7 days in Galveston Island & Holden Itinerary

7 days in Galveston Island & Holden Itinerary

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7 days in Galveston Island & Holden Itinerary

Start: New York City
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Fly + Foot + Shuttle:  8 h 15 min
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Galveston
— 4 nights
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Drive + Fly + Drive:  11 h 45 min
2
Holden
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
End: New York City

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Galveston

Galveston ©
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.
Bring the kids along to Moody Gardens and Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall, admire all the interesting features of 1877 Tall Ship ELISSA, examine the collection at Galveston Railroad Museum, and wander the streets of The Strand.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Galveston holiday builder tool .

New York City to Galveston is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Galveston due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from New York City in March: high temperatures in Galveston hover around 71°F and lows are around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Holden.

Things to do in Galveston

Museums Tours Wildlife
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The Seawall ©
The Seawall
Moody Gardens ©
Moody Gardens
Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier ©

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Holden

Holden ©
Holden is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 21st (Thu), cool off at Great Wolf Lodge - Water Park, then admire all the interesting features of Crystal Brook Farm, and then get lost in a book at Gale Public Library. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Wachusett Mountain State Reservation, then explore and take pictures at Heifer Farm, and then identify plant and animal life at Moore State Park.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Holden itinerary site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Galveston to Holden. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Galveston to Holden due to the time zone difference. In March, Holden is much colder than Galveston - with highs of 40°F and lows of 25°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Holden

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Crystal Brook Farm, Heifer Farm, Great Wolf Lodge - Water Park, Wachusett Mountain State Reservation, Moore State Park
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Gale Public Library ©
Gale Public Library
Great Wolf Lodge - Water Park ©
Great Wolf Lodge - Water Park
Wachusett Mountain State Reservation ©
Wachusett Mountain State Reservation