14 days in Texas Itinerary

14 days in Texas Itinerary

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14 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  13​h 45​min
1
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 2 nights
+4
shuttle + foot + Fly + foot + shuttle:  5​h
2
South Padre Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
5
Fort Davis
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
6
Glen Rose
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: London

2
nights
Galveston, Galveston Island

Galveston ©
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 27th (Thu): look for gifts at Murdochs. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Moody Mansion, then see the interesting displays at Galveston Railroad Museum, then examine the collection at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, and finally brush up on your military savvy at The American Undersea Warfare Center.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Galveston online trip builder .

London, UK to Galveston is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Galveston is minus 6 hours. Traveling from London in September, expect Galveston to be much warmer, temps between 36°C and 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Galveston

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites
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Moody Mansion ©
Moody Mansion
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Galveston Naval Museum ©
Galveston Naval Museum

3
nights
South Padre Island

A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Isla Blanca Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Do your shopping at Seas the Day and Paragraphs on Padre Boulevard. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle, Inc., get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and get to know the fascinating history of Laguna Madre Nature Trail.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read South Padre Island trip maker tool .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Galveston to South Padre Island in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Laguna Madre Nature Trail ©
Laguna Madre Nature Trail
Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in the history at Mission Concepcion, admire the masterpieces at San Antonio Museum of Art, then take an in-depth tour of The Alamo, and finally trek along The San Antonio River Walk. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of The Guenther House Museum, then get some fabulous bargains at San Marcos Premium Outlets, and then explore the world behind art at McNay Art Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Antonio travel app .

Traveling by car from South Padre Island to San Antonio takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Traveling from South Padre Island in October, San Antonio is a bit cooler at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

San Marcos Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
San Antonio Museum of Art ©
San Antonio Museum of Art

2
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.
On the 5th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus, do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards Fredericksburg, look for gifts at Luckenbach Texas General Store, then browse the exhibits of Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Agave Gallery Fine Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden, learn about winemaking at 1851 Vineyards, then brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Pacific War, then stop by Fredericksburg Fudge, and finally do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Fredericksburg travel route builder app .

Getting from San Antonio to Fredericksburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, Fredericksburg is a bit cooler than San Antonio - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Fort Davis.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Luckenbach Texas General Store, The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden
Highlights from your plan
Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main

1
night
Fort Davis

Fort Davis ©
Fort Davis is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jeff Davis County, Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Fort Davis National Historic Site, then examine the collection at Museum of the Big Bend, and then identify plant and animal life at Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center & Botanical Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: see the sky in a new way at McDonald Observatory, admire the majestic nature at Davis Mountains State Park, and then look for gifts at Marfa Book Company.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Fort Davis trip planner .

Getting from Fredericksburg to Fort Davis by car takes about 6.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Fort Davis when traveling from Fredericksburg in October, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Glen Rose.

Things to do in Fort Davis

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Museum of the Big Bend, Marfa Book Company
Highlights from your plan
Museum of the Big Bend ©
Museum of the Big Bend
Davis Mountains State Park ©
Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis National Historic Site ©
Fort Davis National Historic Site

1
day
Glen Rose

Glen Rose ©
Glen Rose is a city in and the county seat of Somervell County, Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): admire the majestic nature at Dinosaur Valley State Park, admire all the interesting features of Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, and then browse for treasures at Wiseman House.

For maps and tourist information, you can read our Glen Rose trip planner .

Drive from Fort Davis to Glen Rose in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Fort Davis in October, with highs in Glen Rose at 33°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Glen Rose

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Wiseman House
Highlights from your plan
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center ©
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
Dinosaur Valley State Park ©
Dinosaur Valley State Park
Wiseman House ©
Wiseman House

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