11 days in Georgetown & Townsend Itinerary

11 days in Georgetown & Townsend Itinerary

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Georgetown
— 2 nights
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Drive to Austin Bergstrom International Airport, Fly to McGhee Tyson Airport, Drive to Townsend
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Townsend
— 5 nights
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Drive to McGhee Tyson Airport, Fly to Austin Bergstrom International Airport, Drive to Georgetown
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Georgetown
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Georgetown

— 2 nights
Georgetown is a city in and the county seat of Williamson County, Texas, United States, with a population of 47,400 at the 2010 census and a population of 63,716 at the 2016 Census estimate.It is 30 miles from Austin. Change things up with these side-trips from Georgetown: Waco (Waco Suspension Bridge & Waco Mammoth National Monument). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Inner Space Cavern, look for gifts at The Escape Fine Crafts & Gifts, ponder the world of politics at Historic Williamson County Courthouse, and explore the activities along San Gabriel River.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Georgetown tour itinerary builder.

Austin to Georgetown is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In October in Georgetown, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 59°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Townsend.

Things to do in Georgetown

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wineries

Side Trip

Townsend

— 5 nights

Peaceful Side of the Smokies

The quietest of the three main entrances to the World Heritage-listed national park encompassing part of the Great Smoky Mountains, Townsend is a low-key town.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Townsend: River Rafting & Tubing (in Bryson City) and Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Cades Cove, Rockefeller Memorial, &more). Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Tuckaleechee Caverns, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, see the interesting displays at The Little River Railroad and Lumber Company Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Townsend trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Georgetown to Townsend with the Route module. Traveling from Georgetown to Townsend, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Georgetown in October; daily highs in Townsend reach 74°F and lows reach 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Georgetown.

Things to do in Townsend

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Georgetown

— 2 nights
On the 17th (Sun), explore the activities along San Gabriel River, sample the tasty concoctions at Rentsch Brewery, then explore the world behind art at Georgetown Art Center, and finally stroll around Jim Hogg Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at Historic Williamson County Courthouse, explore the fascinating underground world of Inner Space Cavern, then enjoy some diversion at Creative Playscape, then do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards Georgetown, and finally look for gifts at The Escape Fine Crafts & Gifts.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Townsend to Georgetown. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Townsend to Georgetown due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Townsend in October, expect Georgetown to be somewhat warmer, temps between 83°F and 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Georgetown

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries