15 days in Texas Itinerary

15 days in Texas Itinerary

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15 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Houston
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h
2
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Austin
— 4 nights
bus:  3​h 15​min
5
Dallas
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Toronto

2
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
On the next day, test your problem-solving skills at Escape Hunt, then examine the collection at Space Center Houston, and then find something for the whole family at Kemah Boardwalk.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Houston travel tool .

Toronto, Canada to Houston is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Houston is minus 1 hour. In February, Houston is much warmer than Toronto - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Kemah Boardwalk, The Seawall
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
The Seawall ©
The Seawall

3
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, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at The Alamo, admire nature's wide array of creatures at SeaWorld San Antonio, Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, and admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Antonio trip maker tool .

Getting from Houston to San Antonio by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In February in San Antonio, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Pacific War, then do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): make a trip to Charles Beckendorf Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church, then don't miss a visit to Main Street, then admire the natural beauty at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus, and finally explore the striking landscape at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Fredericksburg trip maker website .

Drive from San Antonio to Fredericksburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, Fredericksburg is little chillier than San Antonio - with highs of 21°C and lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Parks Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main
Wine Tours & Tastings

4
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, fun & games, nightlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill, get your game on at The Escape Game Austin, and take in nature's colorful creations at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Austin tour planner .

You can drive from Fredericksburg to Austin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Fredericksburg in February since evenings lows in Austin dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can take a bus to Dallas.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail ©
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail

3
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.
Step out of Dallas to go to Fort Worth and see Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, steep yourself in history at Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District, walk around Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, and don't miss a visit to Top O'Hill Terrace.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Dallas route builder app .

You can take a bus from Austin to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Traveling from Austin in February, expect Dallas to be little chillier, temps between 19°C and 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Grapevine, Top O'Hill Terrace, St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©

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