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Houston to Carrollton (Texas) drive

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 The Woodlands
 Fairfield (Texas)
 Ennis (Texas)
   Carrollton (Texas) 
driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV


Houston to Carrollton (Texas) road trip planner

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

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9:00 am  start in Houston
drive for about 36 minutes

9:36 am  The Woodlands
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 10:36 am
drive for about 1.5 hours

11:57 am  Buc-ee's
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:57 pm
drive for about 1 hour

2:11 pm  Fairfield (Texas)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:11 pm
drive for about 52 minutes

4:03 pm  Ennis (Texas)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:03 pm
drive for about 36 minutes

5:39 pm  Dallas
stay for about 1.5 hours
and leave at 7:09 pm
drive for about 23 minutes

7:32 pm  arrive in Carrollton (Texas)
eat at Cadillac Ranch

driving ≈ 5 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?

The Woodlands  (4 answers)
    hotels around The Woodlands:
        Hyatt Market Street, The Woodlands
    questions about The Woodlands:
        What's the best neighborhood in The Woodlands for a first time visitor?

Buc-ee's  (2 mentions)

Fairfield (Texas)

Ennis (Texas)

Dallas  (120 answers)
    Perot Museum of Nature and Science  (14 mentions)
    Dallas Museum of Art  (12 mentions)
    The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza  (10 mentions)
    Nasher Sculpture Center  (9 mentions)
    Klyde Warren Park  (8 mentions)
    restaurants around Dallas:
        Pecan Lodge
        Lockhart Smokehouse
        Peggy Sue BBQ
    hotels around Dallas:
        Hotel Zaza Dallas
        Belmont Hotel Dallas
        Rosewood Crescent Hotel
    questions about Dallas:
        Where is the best barbeque in Dallas?
        Where to go for lunch in Dallas?
        What's the best neighborhood in Dallas for a first time visitor?
        Best breakfast spots in Dallas?
        Going to Dallas for 2 weeks - what to see?

Where's the best place to eat in Carrollton (Texas)?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Cadillac Ranch, which was mentioned 3 times.

What are some things to do in Carrollton (Texas)?

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:

Galleria Dallas  (4 mentions)
Grapevine Mills  (3 mentions)
Richardson Mercantile  (2 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 Carrollton (Texas). Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Valerie from Los Angeles asked:
What is your favorite restaurant in Carrollton (Texas)?  (2 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Carrollton (Texas).

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 Carrollton (Texas) to Houston drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Houston? Try searching for places within 4 hours of Houston.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Houston to Carrollton (Texas). Or get a full Houston to Carrollton (Texas) 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 256 miles
driving time of 3 hours, 48 minutes
106 Houston travel answers
4 The Woodlands travel answers
1 Ennis (Texas) travel answer
120 Dallas travel answers
1 Carrollton (Texas) travel answer


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