10 days in Texas Itinerary

10 days in Texas Itinerary

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10 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Jackson
Drive:  6​h
1
Dallas
— 1 night
bus:  45​min
2
Fort Worth
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
College Station
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Austin
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Galveston
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Jackson


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1
night
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.
Here are some ideas for day two: explore and take pictures at Texas Christian University, then contemplate the long history of Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District, then see the interesting displays at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, and finally see the interesting displays at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Dallas trip maker app .

Jackson to Dallas is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May in Dallas, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Fort Worth.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Texas Christian University
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1
night
Fort Worth

Fort Worth
Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Fort Worth trip tool .

Traveling by car from Dallas to Fort Worth takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Fort Worth, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 63°F at night. You will leave for College Station on the 25th (Sat).

Things to do in Fort Worth

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks

1
night
College Station

College Station ©
College Station is a city in Brazos County, Texas, situated in East-Central Texas in the heart of the Brazos Valley, in the center of the region known as Texas Triangle. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the architecture and design of Reveille Gravesite, then admire all the interesting features of Kyle Field, then take an in-depth tour of George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, and finally go for a walk through Bonfire Memorial. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Santa's Wonderland, then examine the collection at Museum of the American GI, then learn about winemaking at Messina Hof Winery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Center.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the College Station trip builder website .

You can fly from Fort Worth to College Station in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in May, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in College Station

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Messina Hof Winery
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Museum of the American GI ©
Museum of the American GI
Room Escape Games

1
night
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 27th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Texas State Capitol, and then take a stroll through 6th Street.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Austin trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from College Station to Austin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in May, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum
6th Street ©
6th Street

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.
The Alamo and Mission San Jose will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting San Antonio side-trips: Fredericksburg (National Museum of the Pacific War & Grape Creek Vineyards Fredericksburg). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, contemplate the long history of Little Church of La Villita, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Antonio road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Austin to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in May, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Galveston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Fredericksburg
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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

2
nights
Galveston

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 31st (Fri): steep yourself in history at Moody Mansion, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Seawall, then take in nature's colorful creations at Moody Gardens, and finally take a stroll through The Strand. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: engage your brain at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Galveston travel planner .

You can drive from San Antonio to Galveston in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Antonio in May: highs in Galveston hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Galveston

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors
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Moody Mansion ©
Moody Mansion
The Seawall ©
The Seawall
The Strand ©
The Strand

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