11 days in Texas Itinerary

11 days in Texas Itinerary

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11 days in Texas Itinerary

Bengaluru
Fly:  31​h
Austin
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Corpus Christi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
South Padre Island
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  36​h
Bengaluru

2
days
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, then admire the natural beauty at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and finally take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Hamilton Pool Preserve, take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, and then admire the striking features of State Capitol.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Austin trip itinerary builder.

Bengaluru, India to Austin is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 11 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in December; daily highs in Austin reach 21°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Hamilton Pool Preserve
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Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool
Hamilton Pool Preserve ©
Hamilton Pool Preserve

3
days
San Antonio

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.
Visiting Natural Bridge Caverns and San Antonio River will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from San Antonio to Fredericksburg to see National Museum of the Pacific War about 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepción, steep yourself in history at Mission San Jose, and hike along San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Antonio holiday planner.

You can drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. December in San Antonio sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

National Museum of the Pacific War
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The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Natural Bridge Caverns
Natural Bridge Caverns

1
day
Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi ©
A gulf coast town with a semi-tropical climate, Corpus Christi serves as a getaway destination with a life of its own.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): stop by La Palmera, look for all kinds of wild species at Malaquite Beach, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Padre Island National Seashore.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Corpus Christi custom trip planner.

Drive from San Antonio to Corpus Christi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Corpus Christi can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Wildlife Beaches Outdoors
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Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore
Malaquite Beach and Pavilion ©
Malaquite Beach and Pavilion
La Palmera
La Palmera

2
days
South Padre Island

South Padre Island ©
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take a memorable tour with Tours and then look for all kinds of wild species at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center. Here are some ideas for day two: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then identify plant and animal life at Sea Turtle, Inc., and then look for all kinds of wild species at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read South Padre Island travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Corpus Christi to South Padre Island in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Corpus Christi in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in South Padre Island, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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