15 days in Texas & Louisiana Itinerary

15 days in Texas & Louisiana Itinerary

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15 days in Texas & Louisiana Itinerary

Start: Richmond
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Corpus Christi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Waco
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Dallas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Richmond


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3
nights
Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi ©
A gulf coast town with a semi-tropical climate, Corpus Christi serves as a getaway destination with a life of its own.
Get outdoors at Padre Island National Seashore and Rockport Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Port Aransas (Winton's Candy Company & Port Aransas Beach). The adventure continues: explore the galleries of USS LEXINGTON and meet the residents at Texas State Aquarium.

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Richmond to Corpus Christi is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Richmond to Corpus Christi is minus 1 hour. In June, Corpus Christi is somewhat warmer than Richmond - with highs of 93°F and lows of 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Aransas, Rockport Beach
Highlights from your plan
Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore
Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach
Rockport Beach ©
Rockport Beach

2
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.
On the 19th (Wed), explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of The Alamo, then admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, then wander the streets of Southtown, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of La Villita Historic Arts Village.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Antonio travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Corpus Christi to San Antonio by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 93°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, then explore the world behind art at The Blanton Museum of Art, then take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, and finally make a trip to 6th Street. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a taste of the local shopping with South Congress Avenue, stroll through Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, and then steep yourself in history at Texas State Capitol.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Austin online route planner .

Drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 93°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Waco.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail ©
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol

2
nights
Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
On the 23rd (Sun), meet the residents at Cameron Park Zoo, engage your brain at Mayborn Museum Complex, and then snap pictures at Waco Suspension Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Waco Mammoth National Monument, then examine the collection at Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, then see the interesting displays at Dr Pepper Museum, and finally look for gifts at Magnolia Market at the Silos.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Waco road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Austin to Waco takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Waco are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Dallas.

Things to do in Waco

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Waco Mammoth National Monument ©
Waco Mammoth National Monument
Magnolia Market Silos ©
Magnolia Market Silos
Mayborn Museum Complex ©
Mayborn Museum Complex

2
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, then shop like a local with Sundance Square, and then get great views at Reunion Tower. On the next day, test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Dallas, see the interesting displays at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and finally pause for some photo ops at Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Dallas road trip tool .

You can drive from Waco to Dallas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and tram. In June in Dallas, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 75°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Dallas

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Fort Worth, The Escape Game Dallas
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
Perot Museum of Nature and Science ©
Perot Museum of Nature and Science

3
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Get outdoors at Audubon Zoo and Woldenberg Park. Head to Royal Street and Faulkner House Booksfor some retail therapy. Step out of New Orleans to go to Slidell and see Nature & Wildlife Tours, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, put a fun spin on your tour with Escape My Room New Orleans, make a trip to Jackson Square, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans day trip app .

Fly from Dallas to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. When traveling from Dallas in June, plan for a bit cooler days in New Orleans, with highs around 83°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

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