15 days in Texas Itinerary

15 days in Texas Itinerary

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15 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Houston
1
Houston
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Corpus Christi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
San Antonio
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Austin
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Fort Worth
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Houston

1
night
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 11th (Thu), examine the collection at Space Center Houston and then kick back and relax at Sylvan Beach Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Minute Maid Park, engage your brain at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, and then put a fun spin on your tour with Quest Shark Adventures.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Houston trip builder site .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Houston. In October, daytime highs in Houston are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Sylvan Beach Park
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Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Minute Maid Park ©
Minute Maid Park

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Rockport Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Port Aransas Beach. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Padre Island National Seashore.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Corpus Christi travel route planner.

Fly from Houston to Corpus Christi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Corpus Christi, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

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

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, museums, historic sites, theme parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of The Alamo, enjoy some diversion at San Antonio Western Shooting, trek along The San Antonio River Walk, and take in nature's colorful creations at San Antonio Botanical Garden.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our San Antonio trip planner .

Traveling by car from Corpus Christi to San Antonio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. October in San Antonio sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): admire all the interesting features of Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of the Pacific War, and finally don't miss a visit to Charles Beckendorf Gallery. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Garrison Brothers Distillery, then relax in the rural setting at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus, then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and finally do a tasting at Pontotoc Vineyard.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Fredericksburg route maker website .

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Fredericksburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from San Antonio in October; daily highs in Fredericksburg reach 80°F and lows reach 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trip

Garrison Brothers Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area ©
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
Garrison Brothers Distillery ©
Garrison Brothers Distillery

3
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: ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, and admire all the interesting features of University of Texas at Austin.

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Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to Austin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Fredericksburg in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 62°F in Austin. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Fort Worth.

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

2
nights
Fort Worth

Fort Worth ©
Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens and then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore and take pictures at AT&T Stadium, then steep yourself in history at Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, and then contemplate the long history of The Ball-Eddleman-McFarland House.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Fort Worth trip planner .

You can drive from Austin to Fort Worth in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. In October in Fort Worth, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Dallas, AT&T Stadium
Highlights from your plan

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