22 days in Texas Itinerary

22 days in Texas Itinerary

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22 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Perth
+2
Fly + foot + tram:  25​h
Dallas
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
San Antonio
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Austin
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
College Station
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Houston
— 2 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Perth

4
days
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dallas: Fort Worth (Kimbell Art Museum, Thistle Hill House Museum, & more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum/Texas School Book Depository, steep yourself in history at Top O'Hill Terrace, admire the natural beauty at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, and meet the residents at Dallas World Aquarium.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Dallas trip maker site .

Perth, Australia to Dallas is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and train. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -14 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Perth in October; daily highs in Dallas reach 32°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Dallas

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Arlington
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Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©

5
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.
Pack the 29th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Antonio. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of The Alamo, shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, take in the history at Mission San Jose, and take in nature's colorful creations at San Antonio Botanical Garden.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Antonio attractions planner.

Getting from Dallas to San Antonio by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

#Parks, #Theme Parks, #Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns

2
days
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.
On the 1st (Thu), learn about all things military at National Museum of the Pacific War and then delve into the mystery of Enchanted Rock State Natural Area. Here are some ideas for day two: sample the fine beverages at Garrison Brothers Distillery, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church, and finally make a trip to Charles Beckendorf Gallery.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Fredericksburg trip website .

Drive from San Antonio to Fredericksburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Antonio in November: high temperatures in Fredericksburg hover around 22°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

#Museums, #Tours, #Nature

Side Trip

Garrison Brothers Distillery
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area ©
Wine Tours & Tastings

5
days
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, nature, parks, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Texas State Capitol, get your game on at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Austin, explore and take pictures at University of Texas at Austin, and see the interesting displays at LBJ Presidential Library.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Austin online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to Austin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Fredericksburg in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Austin, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to College Station.

Things to do in Austin

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library

1
day
College Station

College Station ©
College Station is a city in Brazos County, Texas, situated in East-Central Texas in the heart of the Brazos Valley, in the center of the region known as Texas Triangle. On the 8th (Thu), enjoy some diversion at Olsen Field at Blue Bell Park and then admire all the interesting features of Kyle Field.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the College Station day trip app .

Traveling by car from Austin to College Station takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in College Station

#Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Olsen Field at Blue Bell Park ©
Olsen Field at Blue Bell Park
Kyle Field ©
Kyle Field

2
days
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.
On the 9th (Fri), examine the collection at Space Center Houston, admire the sheer force of Water Wall, and then take in panoramic vistas at Williams Tower. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of Minute Maid Park, engage your brain at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, and then explore the world behind art at Art Car Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Houston trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from College Station to Houston takes 2 hours. Traveling from College Station in November, Houston is a bit warmer at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

#Museums, #Childrens Museums, #Nature
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Minute Maid Park ©
Minute Maid Park

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