The sun is getting a little less toasty, the leaves are turning brown and soon you'll be able to find a cup of pumpkin spice anywhere you go. When you aren't getting cozy under a warm blanket, you should take a day trip and experience that cool autumn air. We've prepared a list of eight must-see road trip destinations from Houston, so grab your sweatshirts because we're going on an adventure.

Peach Creek Vineyard

Price: $10 for a tasting.

Address: 9771, 2029 Peach Creek Rd., College Station, TX 77845

Why You Need To Go: For a small fee you can catch a buzz, get away from the city and you may even run into an Alpaca. 


Kemah Boardwalk

Price: FREE! 

Address: 215 Kipp Ave., Kemah, TX 77565

Why You Need To Go: This is a great way to get close to the ocean breeze, browse cute boutiques, and get a seaside dinner. 


Ghost Tours of Galveston

Price: $20  

Address: Location provided upon booking

Why You Need To Go: Make sure to bring a buddy to these spooky locations and bonus points if you can smuggle in some wine. 


Brazos Bend State Park

Price: FREE! 

Address: 21901 FM 762 Rd., Needville, TX 77461

Why You Need To Go: This is such a cool park to explore, you can have space from other guests, but be careful and don't get chomped by a gator. 


Moody Gardens

Price:💸 💸

Address: 1 Hope Blvd.Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554

Why You Need To Go: There's no way you can see every activity at this huge seaside attraction in one day. And aquariums are just so dreamy. 


Aggieland Safari

Price: 💸

Address: 18075 FM974 Bryan, TX  77808

Why You Need To Go: There's no better way to give yourself some therapy than connecting with wildlife away from the city.


Lick Creek Park

Price: Free!

Address: 13600 Rock Prairie Rd.

Why You Need To Go: Nothing better than feeling the cool fall air as you are trekking down a trail with somebody you love. For real, this is such a peaceful getaway date. 



NASA Space Center

Price: 💸

Address: 1601 E. NASA Pkwy., Houston, TX 77058

Why You Need To Go: Historic, and full of photo opportunities, NASA is a place filled with possibilities. Plus, if you're adventurous take on a side mission and do some exploring around the facility. 

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