8 days in Texas Itinerary

8 days in Texas Itinerary

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8 days in Texas Itinerary

London
Fly:  13​h 30​min
Austin
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
San Antonio
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h 45​min
London

3
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: ponder the world of politics at State Capitol, admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill Bar, get great views at Mount Bonnell, and take an in-depth tour of LBJ Presidential Library.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Austin tour planner.

London, UK to Austin is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from London to Austin. When traveling from London in May, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Austin: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol

1
day
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 6th (Sun), make a trip to Charles Beckendorf Gallery, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of the Pacific War, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Catholic Church.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Fredericksburg vacation builder.

Drive from Austin to Fredericksburg in 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 May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Fredericksburg, with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums Historic Sites
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St Mary's Catholic Church ©
St Mary's Catholic Church
Charles Beckendorf Gallery
Charles Beckendorf Gallery

2
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.
On the 7th (Mon), pause for some photo ops at The Alamo and then explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Mission San Jose, get in on the family fun at SeaWorld San Antonio, and then trek along The San Antonio River Walk.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Antonio travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Fredericksburg to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Fredericksburg in May; daily highs in San Antonio reach 36°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature
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The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
SeaWorld San Antonio ©
SeaWorld San Antonio
Natural Bridge Caverns
Natural Bridge Caverns

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