10 days in Texas Itinerary

10 days in Texas Itinerary

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10 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Baltimore
Fly:  6​h
1
Austin
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Waco
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 3 nights
+2
shuttle + foot + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Baltimore

few
hours
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): mingle with the ghosts of the past at J. Lorraine Ghost Town, then admire the landmark architecture of Neill-Cochran House Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Radha Madhav Dham, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chapel Dulcinea.

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Baltimore to Austin is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Baltimore in August, you will find days in Austin are somewhat warmer (98°F), and nights are about the same (75°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Waco.

Things to do in Austin

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

J. Lorraine Ghost Town
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J. Lorraine Ghost Town ©
J. Lorraine Ghost Town
Radha Madhav Dham ©
Radha Madhav Dham
Chapel Dulcinea ©
Chapel Dulcinea

1
night
Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
On the 4th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Waco Mammoth National Monument, then look for gifts at Spice Village, then examine the collection at Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally take in the views from Waco Suspension Bridge.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Waco trip app .

Traveling by car from Austin to Waco takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Waco sees daily highs of 96°F and lows of 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Waco

Museums Shopping
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Waco Mammoth National Monument ©
Waco Mammoth National Monument
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Spice Village ©
Spice Village

1
night
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 5th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden, then contemplate the long history of Pioneer Museum Complex, then take in nature's colorful creations at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus, and finally contemplate the long history of Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Fredericksburg road trip planning website .

Drive from Waco to Fredericksburg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Fredericksburg are 93°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden
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Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site ©
Pioneer Museum Complex ©
Pioneer Museum Complex

3
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Museum of Western Art and Comal River. Popular historic sites such as The Guenther House Museum and Gruene Historic District are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Antonio: Landa Park (in New Braunfels) and San Marcos Premium Outlets (in San Marcos). There's more to do: explore the world behind art at San Antonio Museum of Art and take in the history at Mission Concepcion.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Antonio trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Fredericksburg to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Fredericksburg in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 76°F in San Antonio. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Galveston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

New Braunfels, San Marcos Premium Outlets, The Museum of Western Art
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Comal River ©
Comal River
The Museum of Western Art ©
The Museum of Western Art
San Antonio Museum of Art ©
San Antonio Museum of Art

3
nights
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Moody Mansion and Ashton Villa. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Bryan Museum and MiArt Gallery. Change things up with a short trip to Boardwalk Beast in Kemah (about 38 minutes away). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Stewart Beach, stop by Murdochs, examine the collection at The Galveston Children's Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Lone Star Flight Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Galveston trip planner .

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Galveston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. When traveling from San Antonio in August, plan for little chillier days in Galveston, with highs around 90°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Galveston

Museums Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Boardwalk Beast
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Lone Star Flight Museum ©
Lone Star Flight Museum
Moody Mansion ©
Moody Mansion
The Bryan Museum ©
The Bryan Museum

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