10 days in Texas Itinerary

10 days in Texas Itinerary

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San Antonio
— 1 night
2
Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
3
Fort Davis
— 1 day
4
South Padre Island
— 1 day
5
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 1 night

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the galleries of The Guenther House Museum, admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepcion, then shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, then steep yourself in history at The Alamo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Joseph Catholic Church. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Briscoe Western Art Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Mission Trail, and then admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Antonio trip itinerary builder app.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to San Antonio is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Ljubljana to San Antonio, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, San Antonio is warmer than Ljubljana - with highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
St Joseph Catholic Church ©
St Joseph Catholic Church
Briscoe Western Art Museum ©
Briscoe Western Art Museum
Mission Trail ©
Mission Trail

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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 16th (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with Agave Gallery Fine Art, do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, then learn about winemaking at Becker Vineyards (Winery), then do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards, and finally stroll around The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of the Pacific War, then browse the exhibits of Pioneer Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Fredericksburg holiday maker website.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Fredericksburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Antonio in October: high temperatures in Fredericksburg hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Fort Davis.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden, Becker Vineyards (Winery)
Highlights from your plan
Becker Vineyards (Winery) ©
Becker Vineyards (Winery)
Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site ©
Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site
The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden ©
The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden

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day
Fort Davis

Fort Davis ©
Fort Davis is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jeff Davis County, Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): look and learn at McDonald Observatory, then contemplate the long history of Fort Davis National Historic Site, and then admire the natural beauty at Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center & Botanical Garden.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Fort Davis day trip planner.

You can drive from Fredericksburg to Fort Davis in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Fredericksburg in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 9°C in Fort Davis. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Fort Davis

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
McDonald Observatory ©
McDonald Observatory
Fort Davis National Historic Site ©
Fort Davis National Historic Site

1
day
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 19th (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Laguna Madre Nature Trail, and finally identify plant and animal life at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our South Padre Island tour planning tool.

Do a combination of car and flight from Fort Davis to South Padre Island in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. When traveling from Fort Davis in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in South Padre Island: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Galveston.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Laguna Madre Nature Trail ©
Laguna Madre Nature Trail
South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center ©

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Moody Mansion, examine the collection at Galveston Railroad Museum, then engage your brain at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, and finally stop by East End Historic District. Here are some ideas for day two: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, browse the exhibits of 1892 Bishop's Palace, then brush up on your military savvy at Galveston Naval Museum, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Old City Cemetery.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Galveston day trip planner.

Getting from South Padre Island to Galveston by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Galveston when traveling from South Padre Island in October, with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Galveston

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Moody Mansion ©
Moody Mansion
Galveston Naval Museum ©
Galveston Naval Museum
Galveston Railroad Museum ©
Galveston Railroad Museum

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