Road Trip Season Is Here: The Best Places to Visit Near Dellrose

Summer is just around the corner and we’re practically shouting with glee. The kids are almost out of school, your summer vacation is drawing near and the weather will soon be too beautiful for you not to enjoy. It’s time to pack your bags, charge your camera and make some room in the car because road trip season is officially here. Whether you’re a sucker for a weekend getaway or a one-day extravaganza, there’s a destination for everyone to enjoy. Here are the best places to visit this summer near the Dellrose community.

Photo courtesy of: Jellystone Park

For Family-Filled Fun

16.9 miles away from Dellrose

Located in Waller, Texas, Jellystone Park is the perfect destination for those looking for family-filled fun. Whether your kids tend to get antsy or they’re always on the lookout for new things to explore, this destination may be the best fit for you. With on-site attractions including a swimming pool, lazy river, water zone, splash pad, mini golf range, fishing lake, arcade and more, there’s no shortage of things to do. You can also visit the Showboat Drive-In Theater, the Chappell Hill Museum, or the Sam Houston National Forest just a short drive away. If their extensive list hasn’t convinced you to make a trip, majority of the park’s attractions are included with your stay. Choose from a variety of cabins or opt to camp instead — whichever suits you and your family best.

Photo courtesy of: Hotel Galvez

For a Romantic Getaway

85 miles away from Dellrose

If you’ve never visited Hotel Galvez & Spa, add this historic beachfront property to your summer destination list. Located on Texas’ Gulf Coast, this romantic getaway is close to Galveston’s finest attractions, the city’s historic Strand District and is home to breathtaking panoramic views. As one of the best hotels in Galveston for more than a century, Hotel Galvez offers visitors access to its salon, fitness center, steam rooms, meditation garden, retail boutique and sophisticated swimming pool.

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For Rest and Relaxation

96.9 miles away from Dellrose

Sometimes the best road trips are the simplest ones — where you can kick back, relax, listen to the waves hit the shore, read your favorite novel and bathe in the sun all day long. For those seeking a little bit of rest and relaxation, Surfside Beach is a great go-to. Offering offshore fishing charters, restaurants, souvenir shops, as well as surfboard, jet ski, kayak and horseback riding rentals, you can immerse yourself in as much activity as you’d like. In advance of your weekend visit, rent one of their beach house properties to get the full-blown beach bum experience.

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For a Scenic Road Trip

185 miles away from Dellrose

If you’re native to Texas, you’ve definitely heard of the Texas Hill Country and in all likelihood, you can probably attest to it being well-worth its hype, too. A drive through its rolling hills will never bore, as there is always something new waiting to be explored. From spring-fed rivers and expansive lakes, to unique vegetation and its quaint cities and towns, the Texas Hill Country offers plenty to see and plenty to do. Spanning 10,000 square miles of breathtaking views, the Texas Hill Country was practically designed for road tripping and is the ideal destination for those looking for a more scenic ride. With plenty of hotels and overnight accommodations to choose from, you can rest assured that you will have somewhere to recharge after your fun-filled afternoon.

Other Road Trip Ideas

1. Space Center Houston

59.8 miles away from Dellrose

Calling all space enthusiasts: ever wonder what it takes to live in space? Visit the Space Center in Houston to find out. Take part in NASA’s mission to explore space and science as you study their collection of spacecrafts and artifacts.

2. Franklin Drive-Thru Safari

96.8 miles away from Dellrose

Feed a giraffe or camel at Franklin Drive-Thru Safari. During your visit, make sure you make a pit-stop in the Baby Room for an extra dose of cuteness that your kids will be talking about from the moment you leave to the moment you arrive home.

3. Cypress Valley

163 miles away from Dellrose

Take your accommodations to new heights (literally), by staying in a treehouse at Cypress Valley in Spicewood. Sleep in the trees and watch for shooting stars as you take park in this overnight experience that is unlike any other.

4. Blanco River

187 miles away from Dellrose

Skip the overcrowded tubing destinations of the Comal and Guadalupe rivers. Instead, head to Blanco River for a day filled with beautiful scenery and relaxation.

5. Enchanted Rock

223 miles away from Dellrose

Climb 1,823 feet to the summit of Enchanted Rock for views that will take your breath away. Make a day of it by rock climbing and exploring the park’s trails that span 11 miles or extend your trip with an overnight stay.

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