20 days in Texas Itinerary

20 days in Texas Itinerary

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20 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Lagos
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Austin
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h 15​min
2
Dallas
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Houston
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Fredericksburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
San Antonio
— 4 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Lagos

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Austin is known for museums, nightlife, fun & games, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, see the interesting displays at LBJ Presidential Library, take in nature's colorful creations at Zilker Metropolitan Park, and take in the views from Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Austin trip site .

Lagos, Nigeria to Austin is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Western African Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Lagos in December, expect Austin to be colder, temps between 20°C and 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can take a bus to Dallas.

Things to do in Austin

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©

4
nights
Dallas

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Dallas side-trips: Fort Worth (Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, The Ball-Eddleman-McFarland House, & more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, contemplate the long history of Top O'Hill Terrace, have fun at American Airlines Center, and stroll the grounds of Western Heights Cemetery.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Dallas trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Austin to Dallas by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. While traveling from Austin, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Dallas, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Dallas

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Arlington
Highlights from your plan
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©

3
nights
Houston

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, meet the residents at Houston Zoo, admire the sheer force of Water Wall, and get curious at The Houston Museum of Natural Science.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Houston tour planning site .

Fly from Dallas to Houston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Dallas in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Houston: highs are around 20°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Houston

#Museums, #Parks, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo

3
nights
Fredericksburg

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, wineries, nature, outdoors, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of the Pacific War, take an unorthodox tour of Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, learn about winemaking at Becker Vineyards, and experience rural life at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Fredericksburg day trip app .

Traveling by car from Houston to Fredericksburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Houston in January: high temperatures in Fredericksburg hover around 17°C and lows are around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trips

Becker Vineyards, Garrison Brothers Distillery
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area ©
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church

4
nights
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.
San Antonio is known for shopping, museums, historic sites, theme parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at The Alamo, take in nature's colorful creations at San Antonio Botanical Garden, stroll through Friedrich Wilderness Park, and admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepcion.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Antonio trip planner .

You can drive from Fredericksburg to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Fredericksburg in January, expect San Antonio to be a bit warmer, temps between 20°C and 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

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