7 days in Texas Itinerary

7 days in Texas Itinerary

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7 days in Texas Itinerary

Tuxtla Gutierrez
Fly:  13​h
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h
Tuxtla Gutierrez

2
days
Austin

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 1st (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, then appreciate the history behind Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue, and finally take a stroll through South Congress Avenue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): take in the views from Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, examine the collection at LBJ Presidential Library, and then get a sense of history and politics at State Capitol.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Austin travel itinerary planner.

Tuxtla Gutierrez, Mexico to Austin is an approximately 13-hour flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Tuxtla Gutierrez in August; daily highs in Austin reach 45°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Barton Springs Pool
LBJ Presidential Library

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): get engrossed in the history at National Museum of the Pacific War, then sample the fine beverages at Barrel Barn at Garrison Brothers Distillery, and then do a tasting at Becker Vineyards. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Wildseed Farms, then learn about winemaking at Chisholm Trail Winery, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Catholic Church, and finally make a trip to Charles Beckendorf Gallery.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the 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. Traveling from Austin in September, things will get little chillier in Fredericksburg: highs are around 37°C and lows about 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

Barrel Barn at Garrison Brothers Distillery, Becker Vineyards
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Wildseed Farms

1
day
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.
On the 5th (Tue), pause for some photo ops at The Alamo, then steep yourself in history at Mission San Jose, then get to know the fascinating history of La Villita Historic Arts Village, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our San Antonio trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Fredericksburg in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Antonio, with lows of 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk
Tower of the Americas

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