14 days in Texas Itinerary

14 days in Texas Itinerary

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14 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Austin
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Lubbock
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Colorado City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Abilene
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Wichita Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Fort Worth
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Manchester

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.
When in San Antonio, make a side trip to see National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, approximately 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at The Alamo, admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepcion, admire the masterpieces at McNay Art Museum, and take an in-depth tour of The Guenther House Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Antonio day trip planning site .

Manchester, UK to San Antonio is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Manchester to San Antonio, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in November, you will find days in San Antonio are much warmer (27°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (14°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

National Museum of the Pacific War
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
National Museum of the Pacific War ©

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, nightlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, walk around Zilker Metropolitan Park, examine the collection at LBJ Presidential Library, and contemplate the long history of The Driskill.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Austin trip site .

You can drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. November in Austin sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lubbock.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum

1
night
Lubbock

Lubbock ©
Lubbock is a city in and the county seat of Lubbock County, Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): examine the collection at Silent Wings Museum, relax in the rural setting at At'l Do Farms Corn Maze, then contemplate the long history of National Ranching Heritage Center, and finally appreciate the history behind Lubbock Veterans Memorial.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Lubbock vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Austin to Lubbock takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Austin in November, expect Lubbock to be a bit cooler, temps between 21°C and 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Colorado City.

Things to do in Lubbock

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Ranching Heritage Center ©
National Ranching Heritage Center
Silent Wings Museum ©
Silent Wings Museum
Lubbock Veterans Memorial ©
Lubbock Veterans Memorial

1
night
Colorado City

Colorado City ©
Colorado City is a city in and the county seat of Mitchell County, Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Lake Colorado City State Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Colorado City journey planner.

Traveling by car from Lubbock to Colorado City takes 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Colorado City are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 14th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Abilene.

Things to do in Colorado City

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Lake Colorado City State Park ©
Lake Colorado City State Park

1
night
Abilene

Abilene ©
Abilene is a city in Taylor and Jones counties in West Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Adamson-Spalding Storybook Garden, examine the collection at Frontier Texas!, then explore the different monuments and memorials at The Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene, then admire the landmark architecture of Swenson House Historical Society, and finally appreciate the history behind Jacob's Dream Sculpture.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Abilene driving holiday planner.

Getting from Colorado City to Abilene by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Wichita Falls.

Things to do in Abilene

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Frontier Texas! ©
Frontier Texas!
Adamson-Spalding Storybook Garden ©
Adamson-Spalding Storybook Garden

1
night
Wichita Falls

Wichita Falls ©
Wichita Falls is a city in and the county seat of Wichita County, Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): examine the collection at Museum of North Texas History, hike along Holliday Creek Trails, and then look for gifts at The Pecan Shed.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Wichita Falls day trip planning site .

Getting from Abilene to Wichita Falls by car takes about 2.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Wichita Falls can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Fort Worth.

Things to do in Wichita Falls

Museums Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Museum of North Texas History ©
Museum of North Texas History
The Pecan Shed ©
The Pecan Shed

3
nights
Fort Worth

Fort Worth ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): walk around Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens and then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. Keep things going the next day: get your game on at The Escape Game Dallas, steep yourself in history at Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, and then examine the collection at Tandy Leather Museum & Gallery.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort Worth online itinerary maker .

Getting from Wichita Falls to Fort Worth by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Wichita Falls in November, Fort Worth is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Dallas, The Escape Game Dallas
Highlights from your plan

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