25 days in Texas Itinerary

25 days in Texas Itinerary

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25 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  26​h
1
Houston
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Corpus Christi
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
South Padre Island
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + shuttle:  5​h
7
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
8
Houston
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  26​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

2
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.
Visiting Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge and Houston Zoo will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, admire all the interesting features of Minute Maid Park, and play a few rounds at Wildcat Golf Club.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Houston trip planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Houston is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Houston, you'll gain 14 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in March; daily highs in Houston reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Houston

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Wildcat Golf Club ©
Wildcat Golf Club

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 3rd (Tue), get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, look for all kinds of wild species at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, then take an in-depth tour of LBJ Presidential Library, then look for all kinds of wild species at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, and finally wander the streets of South Congress Avenue.

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You can drive from Houston to Austin in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. April in Austin sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Austin

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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): learn about all things military at National Museum of the Pacific War, then do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards Fredericksburg, then relax in the rural setting at Wildseed Farms, and finally make a trip to Charles Beckendorf Gallery.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Fredericksburg trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Austin to Fredericksburg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In April, daytime highs in Fredericksburg are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

#Museums, #Outdoors, #Wineries
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
Wildseed Farms ©
Wildseed Farms
Charles Beckendorf Gallery ©
Charles Beckendorf Gallery

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to The San Antonio River Walk and Jacob's Well Natural Area. Head to Tower of the Americas and Blue Star Contemporaryfor some retail therapy. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at The Alamo, pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, and get to know the fascinating history of La Villita Historic Arts Village.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Antonio online journey 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 April, San Antonio is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in San Antonio

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jacob's Well Natural Area
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

7
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Padre Island National Seashore and Port Aransas Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fulton Mansion State Historic Site and Presidio La Bahia. Explore Corpus Christi's surroundings by going to Port Aransas (Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center & Palmilla Beach Golf Club), Lake Corpus Christi State Park (in Mathis) and Rockport Beach (in Rockport). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Malaquite Beach and Pavilion, examine the collection at Selena Museum, meet the residents at Texas State Aquarium, and make a splash at Hurricane Alley Waterpark.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Corpus Christi vacation builder .

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Corpus Christi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April in Corpus Christi, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Port Aransas, Rockport, Lake Corpus Christi State Park, Presidio La Bahia
Highlights from your plan
Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore
Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach
Rockport Beach ©
Rockport Beach

2
nights
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 17th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Isla Blanca Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the South Padre Island trip planner .

Traveling by car from Corpus Christi to South Padre Island takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. April in South Padre Island sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Galveston.

Things to do in South Padre Island

#Parks, #Nature, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center

2
nights
Galveston, Galveston Island

Galveston ©
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.
On the 18th (Wed), stop by The Witchery, wander the streets of The Strand, and then enjoy the sand and surf at East Beach. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Bishop's Palace, then get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall, and then play a few rounds at Galveston Country Club.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Galveston journey planner.

Getting from South Padre Island to Galveston by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Houston.

Things to do in Galveston

#Historic Sites, #Shopping, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bishop's Palace ©
Bishop's Palace
East Beach ©
East Beach
The Witchery ©
The Witchery

2
nights
Houston

Houston ©
On the 20th (Fri), meet the residents at Houston Zoo and then play a few rounds at Hermann Park. On the next day, get some fabulous bargains at Houston Premium Outlets and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Houston trip planner .

Traveling by car from Galveston to Houston takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Houston Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
Hermann Park ©
Hermann Park
Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

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