22 days in Texas Itinerary

22 days in Texas Itinerary

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22 days in Texas Itinerary

London
Fly:  13​h 30​min
Austin
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
San Antonio
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Houston
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  4​h 45​min
Dallas
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
London

4
days
Austin

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Austin is known for museums, nightlife, nature, parks, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at State Capitol, see the interesting displays at LBJ Presidential Library, snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Austin trip itinerary maker.

London, UK to Austin is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from London to Austin. While traveling from London, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Austin, ranging from highs of 45°C to lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Barton Springs Pool
State Capitol

3
days
Fredericksburg

The city of Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, and has managed to retain its distinctly German charm.
Fredericksburg is known for museums, nature, wineries, outdoors, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of the Pacific War, look for gifts at Der Kuchen Laden, experience rural life at Wildseed Farms, and take an unorthodox tour of Enchanted Rock State Natural Area.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Fredericksburg itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Austin to Fredericksburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Austin in August, with highs in Fredericksburg at 41°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums Tours Nature

Side Trip

Barrel Barn at Garrison Brothers Distillery
Highlights from your plan
St Mary's Catholic Church
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area

5
days
San Antonio

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
San Antonio is known for shopping, historic sites, theme parks, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at The Alamo, let little ones run wild at Brackenridge Park, admire the natural beauty at San Antonio Botanical Garden, and explore the activities along San Antonio River.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Antonio vacation builder.

You can drive from Fredericksburg to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Fredericksburg in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Antonio, with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Houston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Theme Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo
SeaWorld San Antonio

3
days
Houston

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Houston is known for museums, nightlife, childrens museums, zoos & aquariums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Space Center Houston, admire the striking features of Willliams Tower, get curious at Houston Museum of Natural Science, and meet the residents at Houston Zoo.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Houston trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from San Antonio to Houston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August in Houston, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Galveston.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston
Houston Museum of Natural Science
Minute Maid Park

1
day
Galveston, Galveston Island

An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Bishop’s Palace, look for gifts at Murdochs, then get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Moody Gardens.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Galveston tour planner.

Traveling by car from Houston to Galveston takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Houston in August, expect nights in Galveston to be about the same, around 31°C, while days are slightly colder, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Galveston

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Bishop’s Palace
Moody Gardens
Murdochs

4
days
Dallas

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dallas: Fort Worth (Kimbell Art Museum, Thistle Hill, & more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, pause for some photo ops at John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza, admire the natural beauty at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Garden, and meet the residents at The Dallas World Aquarium.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Dallas trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Galveston to Dallas by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Galveston in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Dallas: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Arlington
Highlights from your plan

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