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Galveston to Amarillo drive

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 Ennis (Texas)
 Decatur (Texas)
 Wichita Falls
 Route 66
driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Galveston to Amarillo road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Galveston to Amarillo. If you're planning a road trip to Amarillo, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Galveston and Amarillo. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Galveston and Amarillo. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Galveston
drive for about 55 minutes

10:55 am  Houston
stay for about 2.5 hours
and leave at 1:25 pm
drive for about 2 hours

3:17 pm  Buc-ee's
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:17 pm
drive for about 2 hours

6:23 pm  Ennis (Texas)
stay overnight and leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 5 hours
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 Day 2

9:00 am  leave from Ennis (Texas)
drive for about 2 hours

10:53 am  Decatur (Texas)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:53 am
drive for about 1 hour

1:00 pm  Wichita Falls
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:00 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

3:34 pm  Childress
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:34 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

6:14 pm  Route 66
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 7:14 pm
drive for about 53 minutes

8:06 pm  arrive in Amarillo

day 2 driving ≈ 7 hours
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Where should I stop along the way?

Houston  (116 answers)
    Houston Galleria  (8 mentions)
    Hermann Park  (7 mentions)
    Houston Museum of Natural Science  (5 mentions)
    Cavender's Boot City  (4 mentions)
    Miller Outdoor Theatre  (4 mentions)
    restaurants around Houston:
        Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse
        Gatlin's BBQ
        Goode Company Barbeque
    questions about Houston:
        Best Mexican restaurants in town?
        Young Professional Neighborhood
        Favorite places to eat in Houston?
        MD Anderson patient
        What is your favorite restaurant in Houston?

Buc-ee's  (2 mentions)

Ennis (Texas)

Decatur (Texas)

Wichita Falls  (2 answers)


Route 66  (2 mentions)

What are some things to do in Amarillo?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Amarillo. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Judi from asked:
THING TO SEE  (2 answers)

profile  Yehudit from United Nations asked:
Hotels  (1 answer)

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Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Amarillo to Galveston drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Galveston to Amarillo. Or get a full Galveston to Amarillo flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Galveston well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Galveston!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 650 miles
driving time of 9 hours, 43 minutes
Amarillo is the same time as Galveston
18 Galveston travel answers
116 Houston travel answers
1 Ennis (Texas) travel answer
2 Wichita Falls travel answers
29 Amarillo travel answers


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