11 days in Texas Itinerary

11 days in Texas Itinerary

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Galveston, Galveston Island
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Gonzales
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Goliad
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Fredericksburg
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El Paso
— 1 night
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Fort Worth
— 1 night
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Amarillo
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Galveston, Galveston Island

Galveston ©

The Oleander City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): examine the collection at The Galveston Children's Museum, stroll the grounds of Old City Cemetery, then enjoy breathtaking views from Galveston's 61st Street Fishing Pier, then get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall, and finally admire the landmark architecture of 1880 Garten Verein.

Start your trip to Galveston by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Houston to Galveston is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Galveston are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Gonzales.

Things to do in Galveston

Highlights from your plan
The Seawall ©
The Seawall
Galveston's 61st Street Fishing Pier ©
Galveston's 61st Street Fishing Pier
The Galveston Children's Museum ©
The Galveston Children's Museum

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Gonzales

Gonzales ©
Gonzales is a city in Gonzales County, Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Edwin Wolters Memorial Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saints Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church, then contemplate the long history of Texas Heroes Square, then immerse yourself in nature at Palmetto State Park, and finally examine the collection at Old Jail Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Gonzales travel route tool.

Explore your travel options from Galveston to Gonzales with the Route module. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Galveston in October since evenings lows in Gonzales dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Goliad.

Things to do in Gonzales

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Old Jail Museum ©
Old Jail Museum
Palmetto State Park ©
Palmetto State Park
Edwin Wolters Memorial Museum ©
Edwin Wolters Memorial Museum

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Goliad

Goliad ©
Goliad is a city in Goliad County, Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Fannin Battleground State Historic Site, appreciate the history behind Fannin Memorial Monument, contemplate the long history of Presidio La Bahia, get a taste of the local shopping with Square Gallery, then take a stroll around Goliad County Court House, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Loreto Chapel.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Goliad road trip tool.

Drive from Gonzales to Goliad in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daytime highs in Goliad are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Goliad

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Our Lady of Loreto Chapel ©
Our Lady of Loreto Chapel
Presidio La Bahia ©
Presidio La Bahia
Fannin Battleground State Historic Site ©
Fannin Battleground State Historic Site

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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.
On the 26th (Mon), brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Pacific War, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church. On the next day, stroll around Louise Hays Park, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Western Art, learn about winemaking at Lost Draw Cellars, then see the interesting displays at LBJ Texas White House, and finally do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Fredericksburg online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Goliad to Fredericksburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Goliad in October, things will get little chillier in Fredericksburg: highs are around 80°F and lows about 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to El Paso.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums · Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
The Museum of Western Art ©
The Museum of Western Art
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church

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El Paso

El Paso ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): examine the collection at International Museum of Art, admire the natural beauty at Keystone Heritage Park and Botanical Gardens, then learn more about the world around you at UTEP Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens, and finally go for a walk through Tom Lea Upper Park.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read El Paso trip itinerary website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Fredericksburg to El Paso takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In October, daytime highs in El Paso are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Fort Worth.

Things to do in El Paso

Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Keystone Heritage Park and Botanical Gardens ©
Tom Lea Upper Park ©
Tom Lea Upper Park

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Fort Worth

Fort Worth ©

Where the West Begins

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Log Cabin Village, examine the collection at Amon Carter Museum of American Art, then get a sense of history and politics at Bureau of Engraving and Printing, and finally admire the striking features of Wat Buddharatnaram. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Pioneer Plaza and then stroll around Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Fort Worth day trip site.

You can fly from El Paso to Fort Worth in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from El Paso to Fort Worth is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in October, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
Bureau of Engraving and Printing ©
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Log Cabin Village ©
Log Cabin Village

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Amarillo

Amarillo ©

Yellow Rose of Texas

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): see the interesting displays at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum, admire the masterpieces at Amarillo Museum of Art, then test your problem-solving skills at Amarillo Escape and Mystery, and finally don't miss a visit to Huge Pair of Legs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the wide-open spaces of Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West, then stroll around Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument, then stop by Cavender's Boot City, and finally don't miss a visit to Second Amendment Cowboy.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Amarillo trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Fort Worth to Amarillo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Fort Worth in October: high temperatures in Amarillo hover around 75°F and lows are around 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums · Parks · Fun & Games · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West ©
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum ©
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum
Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument ©

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