10 days in Texas Itinerary

10 days in Texas Itinerary

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10 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Fly + bus:  17​h 30​min
1
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Fort Davis
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  12​h 15​min
4
South Padre Island
— 1 day
+4
shuttle + foot + Fly + foot + shuttle:  5​h 30​min
5
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Ljubljana

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.
On the 14th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of The Guenther House Museum, admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepcion, shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, then contemplate the long history of The Alamo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Joseph Catholic Church. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Briscoe Western Art Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Mission Trail, and then take in the history at Mission San Jose.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Antonio sightseeing planning app .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to San Antonio is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Ljubljana to San Antonio due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Ljubljana in October: high temperatures in San Antonio hover around 36°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
St Joseph Catholic Church ©
St Joseph Catholic Church
Briscoe Western Art Museum ©
Briscoe Western Art Museum
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

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.
On the 16th (Wed), get a taste of the local shopping with Agave Gallery Fine Art, learn about winemaking at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, then do a tasting at Becker Vineyards (Winery), then do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards Fredericksburg, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of the Pacific War, then see the interesting displays at Pioneer Museum Complex, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Fredericksburg trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from San Antonio to Fredericksburg in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Antonio in October: high temperatures in Fredericksburg hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow 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
Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site ©
Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site
Pioneer Museum Complex ©
Pioneer Museum Complex

1
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): see the sky in a new way at McDonald Observatory, then visit a coastal fixture at Fort Davis National Historic Site, and then identify plant and animal life at Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center & Botanical Garden.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Fort Davis route builder app .

Getting from Fredericksburg to Fort Davis by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Fredericksburg in October, Fort Davis is a bit cooler at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Fort Davis

Museums Parks Wildlife
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 see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then get to know the fascinating history of Laguna Madre Nature Trail, and finally identify plant and animal life at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read South Padre Island travel route tool .

Drive from Fort Davis to South Padre Island in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or take a bus. When traveling from Fort Davis in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in South Padre Island, with highs around 34°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to 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

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.
On the 20th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Moody Mansion, examine the collection at Galveston Railroad Museum, then see the interesting displays at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, and finally take a stroll through East End Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then steep yourself in history at 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.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Galveston trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from South Padre Island to Galveston takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from South Padre Island in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 25°C in Galveston. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Galveston

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

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