With so many possible stops to make, road trip planning can sometimes feel overwhelming. This is why we’ve created this helpful guide for your vacation through the southwest states of Texas, New Mexico and Arizona.
It’s about 1,300 miles from Houston to the Grand Canyon.
If you were to drive from Houston to the Grand Canyon without stopping, you would be behind the wheel for roughly 20 hours.
Fall is a good option if you still want to have moderate temperatures without as big of tourist crowds.
We’ve highlighted some spots along both routes so you can make the most of your drive from Houston to the Grand Canyon.
Once a trading post on the Chisolm Trail, you can now take a step back into the past at the National Cowgirl Museum or learn about early pioneers at the Fort Worth Hall of Fame.
It’s one of the best stops along the historic Route 66, and has a bit of everything from upscale dining venues to cowboy adventures.