14 days in Texas Itinerary

14 days in Texas Itinerary

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14 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Saint Louis
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Houston
— 1 night
Bus:  3​h
2
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Fredericksburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Austin
— 3 nights
Bus:  3​h 15​min
5
Dallas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Saint Louis

1
night
Houston

Houston ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Hermann Park's Japanese Garden and then stroll through Hermann Park. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Space Center Houston, get in on the family fun at Kemah Boardwalk, and then get your game on at Escape Hunt.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Houston trip itinerary tool .

Saint Louis to Houston is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Saint Louis in April, with highs in Houston at 79°F and lows at 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Kemah Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Escape Hunt ©
Escape Hunt
Hermann Park ©
Hermann Park

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.
San Antonio is known for shopping, historic sites, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of The Alamo, get in on the family fun at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, and explore the world behind art at McNay Art Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Antonio attractions planner.

Take a bus from Houston to San Antonio in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. April in San Antonio sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 60°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Theme Parks Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns

3
nights
Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©
The city of Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, and has managed to retain its distinctly German charm.
Fredericksburg is known for wineries, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of the Pacific War, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, learn about winemaking at Grape Creek Vineyards, and relax in the rural setting at Wildseed Farms.

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Drive from San Antonio to Fredericksburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from San Antonio in April; daily highs in Fredericksburg reach 76°F and lows reach 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Tours Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
Wine Tours & Tastings
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area ©
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
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: admire the striking features of Texas State Capitol, snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, admire the natural beauty at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum.

For where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Austin trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Fredericksburg to Austin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Austin when traveling from Fredericksburg in April, with lows around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to catch the bus to Dallas.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail ©
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin

3
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Dallas: Fort Worth (Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District & Tandy Leather Museum & Gallery). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, admire the natural beauty at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, don't miss a visit to 9/11 Flight Crew Memorial, and see Lifestylez Nails Spa.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Dallas sightseeing planner.

Traveling by bus from Austin to Dallas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April in Dallas, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Grapevine, Fort Worth, Top O'Hill Terrace
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©

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