15 days in Texas Itinerary

15 days in Texas Itinerary

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15 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Houston
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Austin
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Corpus Christi
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Newark

1
night
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 8th (Thu): examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Dallas driving holiday planner .

Newark to Dallas is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Newark to Dallas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, Dallas is a bit warmer than Newark - with highs of 67°F and lows of 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Dallas

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Top O'Hill Terrace
Highlights from your plan
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Sylvan Beach Park and then see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston. Keep things going the next day: get curious at The Houston Museum of Natural Science and then stroll through Hermann Park.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Houston online travel route planner .

Fly from Dallas to Houston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In November, Houston is somewhat warmer than Dallas - with highs of 73°F and lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Sylvan Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Hermann Park ©
Hermann Park

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Step out of the city life by going to Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail and Barton Springs Pool. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Texas State Capitol and South Congress Avenue. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, get your game on at The Escape Game Austin, take in the views from Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, and appreciate the history behind Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Austin trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Houston to Austin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In November, daytime highs in Austin are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Austin

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

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 15th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, then learn about all things military at National Museum of the Pacific War, then learn about winemaking at Becker Vineyards, and finally don't miss a visit to Charles Beckendorf Gallery. On your second day here, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Garrison Brothers Distillery, admire the natural beauty at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus, do a tasting at Chisholm Trail Winery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church, and finally learn about winemaking at Pontotoc Vineyard.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Fredericksburg tour planner .

You can drive from Austin to Fredericksburg in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Austin in November, plan for slightly colder nights in Fredericksburg, with lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Wineries Parks Museums

Side Trips

Becker Vineyards (Winery), Garrison Brothers Distillery
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church
Garrison Brothers Distillery ©
Garrison Brothers Distillery

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.
Get outdoors at The San Antonio River Walk and San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. Get a sense of the local culture at The Alamo and Mission Concepcion. There's lots more to do: admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, contemplate the waterfront views at San Antonio River, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, and take a stroll through Southtown.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Antonio trip planning website .

You can drive from Fredericksburg to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Fredericksburg in November, things will get a bit warmer in San Antonio: highs are around 74°F and lows about 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Port Aransas Beach and Rockport Beach. Spend the 21st (Wed) exploring nature at Padre Island National Seashore. There's more to do: get engrossed in the history at USS LEXINGTON.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Corpus Christi trip maker .

You can drive from San Antonio to Corpus Christi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in November, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Port Aransas Beach, Rockport Beach
Highlights from your plan
Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay ©
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay
Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach

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