10 days in Texas Itinerary

10 days in Texas Itinerary

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10 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Dallas
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Dallas
— 1 day
bus:  3​h 15​min
2
Austin
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
6
Houston
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Dallas

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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.
On the 19th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Top O'Hill Terrace, then pause for some photo ops at Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District, then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and finally get your game on at The Escape Game Dallas.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Dallas journey maker tool .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Dallas. In June, daytime highs in Dallas are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Austin.

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The Escape Game Dallas, Top O'Hill Terrace
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Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace

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Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Texas State Capitol and Mount Bonnell. There's much more to do: test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Austin, admire the striking features of The Driskill, examine the collection at LBJ Presidential Library, and look for gifts at Central Market.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Austin route planner .

You can take a bus from Dallas to Austin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Austin are 93°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Fredericksburg.

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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Driskill ©
The Driskill
Central Market ©
Central Market

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church, then take in nature's colorful creations at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus, then brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Pacific War, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Agave Gallery Fine Art.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Fredericksburg day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Austin to Fredericksburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Austin in June, expect Fredericksburg to be a bit cooler, temps between 88°F and 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to San Antonio.

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Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus ©
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church
Agave Gallery Fine Art ©
Agave Gallery Fine Art

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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.
Popular historic sites such as The Alamo and The Guenther House Museum are in your itinerary. Shop till you drop at The San Antonio River Walk and Tower of the Americas. There's still lots to do: admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, and examine the collection at Spanish Governor's Palace.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Antonio trip planner .

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Fredericksburg in June, San Antonio is a bit warmer at night with lows of 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Galveston.

Things to do in San Antonio

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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

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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 27th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Moody Mansion, take a stroll through The Strand, then steep yourself in history at Bishop's Palace, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Seawall.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Galveston trip itinerary planner.

Drive from San Antonio to Galveston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from San Antonio in June, you will find days in Galveston are slightly colder (88°F), and nights are about the same (78°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Houston.

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The Seawall ©
The Seawall
The Strand ©
The Strand
Bishop's Palace ©
Bishop's Palace

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lakewood Church, and then have some family-friendly fun at Escape Hunt.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Houston trip planner .

Drive from Galveston to Houston in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Houston sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

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Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Lakewood Church ©
Lakewood Church

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