11 days in Texas Itinerary

11 days in Texas Itinerary

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Dallas
— 1 night
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Austin
— 3 nights
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Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
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San Antonio
— 2 nights
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Houston
— 2 nights

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Dallas

Dallas ©

Big D

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): examine the collection at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and then make a trip to Grassy Knoll. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, then get to know the fascinating history of Grapevine Historic Main Street District, and then see Lifestylez Nails Spa.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Dallas trip itinerary maker site.

Boston to Dallas is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Boston to Dallas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boston in December, things will get a bit warmer in Dallas: highs are around 59°F and lows about 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Austin.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
Grapevine Historic Main Street District ©
Grapevine Historic Main Street District

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Austin

Austin ©

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Austin is known for museums, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, admire the natural beauty at Zilker Metropolitan Park, contemplate the long history of The Driskill, and take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Austin itinerary planner.

You can drive from Dallas to Austin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Austin can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Austin

Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Zilker Metropolitan Park ©
Zilker Metropolitan Park
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum

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Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©

Fritztown

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 24th (Thu): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Main Street, contemplate the long history of Pioneer Museum, then learn about all things military at National Museum of the Pacific War, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Fredericksburg driving holiday app.

You can drive from Austin to Fredericksburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Austin in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Fredericksburg, with lows of 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Wine Tours & Tastings
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus ©
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus

2
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, then steep yourself in history at The Alamo, then enjoy breathtaking views from Tower of the Americas, and finally take in the history at Mission Espada. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the history at Mission Concepcion, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, then steep yourself in history at The Guenther House Museum, then explore the world behind art at McNay Art Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Main Plaza.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Antonio online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, San Antonio is somewhat warmer than Fredericksburg - with highs of 66°F and lows of 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Houston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

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Houston

Houston ©

Bayou City

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): examine the collection at Space Center Houston and then get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Cockrell Butterfly Center and then test your team's savvy at That Escape Place.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Houston trip planner.

Getting from San Antonio to Houston by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. December in Houston sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
That Escape Place ©
That Escape Place
The Seawall ©
The Seawall

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