12 days in Texas Itinerary

12 days in Texas Itinerary

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12 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Austin
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
San Antonio
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Corpus Christi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: London

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Get some historical perspective at State Capitol and The Driskill Bar. You'll explore and learn at Bullock Texas State History Museum and LBJ Presidential Library. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, explore the activities along Barton Springs Pool, hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, and appreciate the history behind Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Austin custom trip planner.

London, UK to Austin is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 6 hours. When traveling from London in September, plan for much hotter days in Austin, with highs around 40°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Historic Sites Trails
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library

4
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Alamo and Guenther House. Get a sense of the local culture at Mission San Jose and San Fernando Cathedral. There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, trek along San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, and take a stroll around Tower of the Americas.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Antonio travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in San Antonio sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Trails
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

2
nights
Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi ©
A gulf coast town with a semi-tropical climate, Corpus Christi serves as a getaway destination with a life of its own.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): head off the coast to Padre Island National Seashore. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Port Aransas Beach, then steep yourself in history at Fulton Mansion State Historic Site, and then stop by La Palmera.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Corpus Christi vacation planner.

You can drive from San Antonio to Corpus Christi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Aransas Beach, Fulton Mansion State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore
Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach
Fulton Mansion State Historic Site ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza and then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Top O' Hill Terrace and then steep yourself in history at Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Dallas itinerary builder.

You can fly from Corpus Christi to Dallas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Dallas, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Top O'Hill Terrace, Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District
Highlights from your plan
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace

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