10 days in Texas Itinerary

10 days in Texas Itinerary

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10 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Plattsburgh
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
Stonewall
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Big Bend National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Fort Davis
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
4
South Padre Island
— 1 day
+2
shuttle + foot + Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Austin
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Plattsburgh

1
night
Stonewall

Stonewall ©
Stonewall is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Gillespie County, Texas, United States. For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Stonewall online driving holiday planner .

Plattsburgh to Stonewall is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Plattsburgh to Stonewall is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Plattsburgh in April, expect Stonewall to be much hotter, temps between 76°F and 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Big Bend National Park.

Things to do in Stonewall

Parks Nature Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Luckenbach Texas General Store, Garrison Brothers Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Garrison Brothers Distillery ©
Garrison Brothers Distillery
Luckenbach Texas General Store ©
Luckenbach Texas General Store

1
night
Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park ©
Situated where the Rio Grande River takes a big southerly dip in West Texas, Big Bend National Park covers a massive expanse of desert, woodlands, and grasslands full of rivers, limestone canyons, and high mountains. Nearly 2,000 species of plant and animal life call this place home.
On the 12th (Sun), hike along Ernst Tinaja Trail and then explore the stunning scenery at Santa Elena Canyon. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lost Mine Trail and then hike along The Window Trail.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Big Bend National Park road trip website .

You can drive from Stonewall to Big Bend National Park in 7 hours. Another option is to fly. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Stonewall in April, with highs in Big Bend National Park at 87°F and lows at 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Fort Davis.

Things to do in Big Bend National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Santa Elena Canyon ©
Santa Elena Canyon
Lost Mine Trail ©
Lost Mine Trail
The Window Trail ©
The Window Trail

1
night
Fort Davis

Fort Davis ©
Fort Davis is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jeff Davis County, Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fort Davis National Historic Site, then admire the majestic nature at Davis Mountains State Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center & Botanical Garden.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Fort Davis holiday planner.

You can drive from Big Bend National Park to Fort Davis in 4 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Big Bend National Park in April: high temperatures in Fort Davis hover around 76°F and lows are around 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Fort Davis

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Davis Mountains State Park ©
Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis National Historic Site ©
Fort Davis National Historic Site

1
day
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 15th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our South Padre Island road trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Fort Davis to South Padre Island in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Fort Davis in April, South Padre Island is warmer at night with lows of 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Wildlife Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Do your shopping at The San Antonio River Walk and South Congress Avenue. Discover out-of-the-way places like Grape Creek Vineyards on Main and Hamilton Pool Preserve. Venture out of the city with trips to San Marcos Premium Outlets (in San Marcos) and Fredericksburg (Willow City Loop & Grape Creek Vineyards Fredericksburg). There's more to do: trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail and take in nature's colorful creations at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Austin trip planning website .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from South Padre Island to Austin in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from South Padre Island in April, expect little chillier with lows of 59°F in Austin. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Fredericksburg, The San Antonio River Walk, San Marcos Premium Outlets, Hamilton Pool Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Hamilton Pool Preserve ©
Hamilton Pool Preserve
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main
Willow City Loop ©
Willow City Loop

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