By AAA Travel Editor Laurie Sterbens
July 23, 2019
If you're planning a trip to Houston, you can find plenty of fun things to do and great places to eat without venturing far from your hotel. But here's a tip: Set aside time during your vacation for a day trip to Galveston, where you'll find charming historic districts, beautiful beaches and, of course, great Gulf seafood, all just an hour's drive from downtown Houston. Here are just a few things to see during a visit to this picturesque seaside destination.