The driving distance from Houston, Texas to Dallas, Texas is:

239 miles / 385 km

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Driving distance from Houston, TX to Dallas, TX

The total driving distance from Houston, TX to Dallas, TX is 239 miles or 385 kilometers.

Your trip begins in Houston, Texas. It ends in Dallas, Texas.

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Just 70 miles north of Houston on I-45 is the historic town of Huntsville. The town has the world's tallest statue of an American hero named Sam Houston. Standing at 67 feet tall on a 10-fott granite base, Mr. Houston also known as "George Washington of Texas" was the first President of the Republic of Texas. He was born in Huntsville.

The city of Houston, the first capital of Texas was named after Sam Houston. The statue was constructed to celebrate Mr. Houston 200th birthday on March 2, 1993, but it wasn't complete until much later and was dedicated on October 22, 1994.

Besides the statue, visitors can immerse in the history of the area by visiting the Sam Houston Memorial Museum, Gibbs-Powell House Museum, Texas Prison Museum and Historic Main Street.

For a day in a park before heading to Dallas, visit the Huntsville State Park. Enjoy the 210-acre Lake Raven in the State Park. You can fish for perch, catfish, bass and crappie at the fishing piers. The fishing pier comes equipped with fish cleaning stations. A designated swimming area is open from 10 am to 8 pm. Canoe. kayak and paddle boat are available for rent.

Houston, Texas

City: Houston
State: Texas
Country: United States
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Dallas, Texas

City: Dallas
State: Texas
Country: United States
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