15 days in Hill Country Itinerary

15 days in Hill Country Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Houston
Drive:  3 h 30 min
1
Burnet
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Fredericksburg
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Austin
— 7 nights
Drive:  3 h
End: Houston

2
nights
Burnet

Burnet ©
Burnet is a city in and the county seat of Burnet County, Texas, United States. Step out of Burnet to go to Johnson City and see Pedernales Falls State Park, which is approximately 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Longhorn Cavern State Park, see the interesting displays at Highland Lakes Squadron Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Save The World Brewing Co, and learn about winemaking at Torr Na Lochs Vineyard & Winery.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Burnet route planner.

Houston to Burnet is an approximately 3.5- hour car ride. Traveling from Houston in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 63°F in Burnet. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Burnet

Nature Parks Spas

Side Trips

Marble Falls, Pedernales Falls State Park
Highlights from your plan
Longhorn Cavern State Park ©
Longhorn Cavern State Park
Pedernales Falls State Park ©
Pedernales Falls State Park
Inks Lake State Park ©
Inks Lake State Park

5
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.
Step out of Fredericksburg to go to Kerrville and see The Museum of Western Art, which is approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at National Museum of the Pacific War, relax in the rural setting at Wildseed Farms, take in nature's colorful creations at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus, and take in the dramatic natural features at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Fredericksburg online visit planner.

You can drive from Burnet to Fredericksburg in 1.5 hours. In May in Fredericksburg, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerrville, Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site, Garrison Brothers Distillery
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National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Wine Tours & Tastings
Wildseed Farms ©
Wildseed Farms

7
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Get out of town with these interesting Austin side-trips: Gruene Historic District (in New Braunfels) and Dick's Classic Garage (in San Marcos). And it doesn't end there: have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin, snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Austin trip planner.

You can drive from Fredericksburg to Austin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Gruene Historic District, Chisholm Trail Crossing Park, Dick's Classic Garage
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum