14 days in Texas Itinerary

14 days in Texas Itinerary

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14 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
+2
train + bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
San Antonio
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Fredericksburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Austin
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Washington DC

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.
San Antonio is known for shopping, historic sites, theme parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, get to know the fascinating history of La Villita Historic Arts Village, contemplate the long history of The Alamo, and admire the natural beauty at San Antonio Botanical Garden.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Antonio journey site .

Washington DC to San Antonio is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to San Antonio is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Washington DC in April, things will get somewhat warmer in San Antonio: highs are around 82°F and lows about 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
La Villita Historic Arts Village ©
La Villita Historic Arts Village
Pearl Brewery ©
Pearl Brewery

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fredericksburg: Hill Country Distillers (in Comfort), Sister Creek Vineyards (in Sisterdale) and Calais Winery (in Hye). There's lots more to do: sample the fine beverages at Garrison Brothers Distillery, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, relax in the rural setting at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus, and do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Fredericksburg road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Fredericksburg takes 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 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Wineries Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Hye, Becker Vineyards (Winery), Sister Creek Vineyards, Hill Country Distillers
Highlights from your plan
Garrison Brothers Distillery ©
Garrison Brothers Distillery
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main
Grape Creek Vineyards ©
Grape Creek Vineyards

5
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, nightlife, fun & games, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, see the interesting displays at LBJ Presidential Library, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Austin trip planning website .

You can drive from Fredericksburg to Austin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Austin when traveling from Fredericksburg in April, with lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
6th Street ©
6th Street
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats ©

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