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Houston to Athens (Georgia) drive

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 Nederland (Texas)
   Athens (Georgia) 
2 travelers   /   driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Houston to Athens (Georgia) road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Houston to Athens (Georgia). If you're planning a road trip to Athens (Georgia), you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Houston and Athens (Georgia). Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Houston and Athens (Georgia). 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 Houston
drive for about 1.5 hours

11:26 am  Nederland (Texas)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:26 pm
drive for about 2 hours

2:37 pm  Lafayette
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:37 pm
drive for about 3 hours

6:51 pm  Biloxi
stay overnight at Beau Rivage
leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 7 hours
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 Day 2

9:00 am  leave from Beau Rivage
drive for about 3 hours

12:12 pm  Andalusia
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:12 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

2:36 pm  Montgomery
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:36 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

5:53 pm  Atlanta
stay for about 2.5 hours
and leave at 8:23 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

9:48 pm  arrive in Athens (Georgia)

day 2 driving ≈ 8.5 hours
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Enter a city to drive through on the way from Houston to Athens (Georgia).

Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Houston, Texas.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Nederland (Texas)

Lafayette  (7 answers)
    questions about Lafayette:
        What's the best neighborhood in Lafayette for a first time visitor?

Biloxi  (21 answers)
    hotels around Biloxi:
        Beau Rivage
    questions about Biloxi:
        Hotel for Biloxi MS


Montgomery  (10 answers)

Atlanta  (109 answers)
    Georgia Aquarium  (29 mentions)
    World of Coca-Cola  (20 mentions)
    Piedmont Park  (16 mentions)
    Midtown Atlanta  (14 mentions)
    High Museum of Art  (11 mentions)
    restaurants around Atlanta:
        The Varsity
        Mary Mac's Tea Room
        Antico Pizza Napoletana
        Empire State South
        JCT Kitchen & Bar
    questions about Atlanta:
        Good Restaurants Unique to Atlanta?
        Great, reasonable places to eat.
        Tourist spots worth seeing in Atlanta?
        Authentic Southern Food!
        Best family activities in Atlanta?

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Athens, Georgia.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

Where's the best place to eat in Athens (Georgia)?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Creature Comforts Brewery, which was mentioned 2 times.

What are some things to do in Athens (Georgia)?

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

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Georgia Museum of Art  (3 mentions)

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 Athens (Georgia). Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
Best free things to do in Athens (Georgia)?  (6 answers)

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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 Athens (Georgia) to Houston 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 Houston to Athens (Georgia). Or get a full Houston to Athens (Georgia) 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 Houston well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Houston!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 857 miles
driving time of 13 hours, 36 minutes
Athens (Georgia) is 1 hour ahead of Houston
85 Houston travel answers
1 Nederland (Texas) travel answer
7 Lafayette travel answers
21 Biloxi travel answers
10 Montgomery travel answers
109 Atlanta travel answers
5 Athens (Georgia) travel answers


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