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Houston to Dauphin Island drive in 1 day

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Houston to Dauphin Island road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Houston to Dauphin Island. If you're planning a road trip to Dauphin Island, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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8:00 am  start in Houston
drive for about 1.5 hours

9:19 am  Beaumont
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 10:19 am
drive for about 1.5 hours

11:36 am  Lake Charles
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:36 pm
drive for about 1 hour

1:49 pm  Lafayette
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:49 pm
drive for about 59 minutes

3:48 pm  Baton Rouge
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:48 pm
drive for about 54 minutes

5:42 pm  Hammond (Louisiana)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:42 pm
drive for about 1 hour

7:46 pm  Honey Island Swamp
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 8:46 pm
drive for about 1 hour

9:54 pm  Biloxi
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 10:54 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

12:12 am (past midnight)  arrive in Dauphin Island

driving ≈ 9 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?

    questions about Beaumont:
        Hotels in Beaumont

Lake Charles  (3 answers)

Lafayette  (9 answers)
    hotels around Lafayette:
        The Juliet Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member
    questions about Lafayette:
        What's the best neighborhood in Lafayette for a first time visitor?

Baton Rouge  (23 answers)
    Chelsea's Cafe  (4 mentions)
    The Varsity Theatre  (3 mentions)
    questions about Baton Rouge:
        Great music spots in Baton Rouge?
        What is your favorite restaurant in Baton Rouge?
        Must Eats in Baton Rouge?

Hammond (Louisiana)  (2 answers)

Honey Island Swamp  (5 mentions)

Biloxi  (30 answers)
    hotels around Biloxi:
        Beau Rivage
    questions about Biloxi:
        Hotel for Biloxi MS

What are some things to do in Dauphin Island?

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:

Audubon Bird Sanctuary  (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!

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Dauphin Island.

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 Dauphin Island 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 Dauphin Island. Or get a full Houston to Dauphin Island 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 477 miles
driving time of 7 hours, 35 minutes
119 Houston travel answers
1 Beaumont travel answer
3 Lake Charles travel answers
9 Lafayette travel answers
23 Baton Rouge travel answers
2 Hammond (Louisiana) travel answers
30 Biloxi travel answers
9 Dauphin Island travel answers


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