14 days in Texas Itinerary

14 days in Texas Itinerary

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Fly to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Drive to Glen Rose
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Glen Rose
— 1 night
Drive
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Waco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
Drive
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Austin
— 2 nights
Fly
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South Padre Island
— 2 nights
Fly
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Galveston, Galveston Island
— 4 nights
Fly

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Glen Rose — 1 night

Glen Rose is a city in and the county seat of Somervell County, Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Historic Downtown Glen Rose. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Dinosaur Valley State Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Glen Rose online trip itinerary builder.

Montreal, Canada to Glen Rose is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Montreal to Glen Rose. In July, Glen Rose is somewhat warmer than Montreal - with highs of 42°C and lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Waco.
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Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Waco — 2 nights

Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): get to know the resident critters at Cameron Park Zoo and then examine the collection at Waco Mammoth National Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Waco Suspension Bridge and then engage your brain at Mayborn Museum Complex.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Waco trip planner.

Traveling by car from Glen Rose to Waco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Fredericksburg.
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Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums · Parks

Fredericksburg — 2 nights

The city of Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, and has managed to retain its distinctly German charm.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour and then learn about winemaking at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Inks Lake State Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Longhorn Cavern State Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Fredericksburg trip planner.

Drive from Waco to Fredericksburg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. July in Fredericksburg sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Austin.
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Wineries · Nature · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries
Side Trip

Austin — 2 nights

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 30th (Sat), deepen your understanding at University of Texas at Austin, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and finally appreciate the history behind Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Comal River and then contemplate the waterfront views at San Marcos River.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Austin trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to Austin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Austin can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to fly to South Padre Island.
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Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors
Side Trips

South Padre Island — 2 nights

A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): observe the fascinating underwater world at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour. On the next day, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and then stroll through South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the South Padre Island trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Austin to South Padre Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Austin in July, you will find days in South Padre Island are a bit cooler (36°C), and nights are about the same (30°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to fly to Galveston.
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Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
Side Trip

Galveston, Galveston Island — 4 nights

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Galveston's 61st Street Fishing Pier and Galveston Historic Seaport - Home of the 1877 Tall Ship ELISSA. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get curious at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, steep yourself in history at 1892 Bishop's Palace, and explore the galleries of Moody Mansion.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Galveston online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from South Padre Island to Galveston by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 31°C. On the 6th (Sat), you're off to home.
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Texas travel guide

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The Lone Star State
Thanks to its size and geologic features, Texas contains diverse landscapes that closely resemble both the south and southwest of the United States. Though most people associate Texas with tracts of barren land, deserts cover only about 10 percent of the state, with most of its big population centers located in areas once covered by prairies, grasslands, and forests. As you travel from one end of Texas to the other, observe the changing terrain that ranges from coastal piney woods and swamps in the east to the mountains of the west, with rolling plains and rugged hills in the center. For a bit of urban sightseeing visit some of the state's large cities such as Houston, Dallas, or Austin, or immerse yourself in the nation's history by adding famous attractions like The Alamo to your itinerary. Take plenty of time to mingle with the locals, famous for their hospitality, generosity, and fiercely independent spirit.
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