15 days in Texas Itinerary

15 days in Texas Itinerary

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15 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  26​h
1
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Fredericksburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Fort Davis
— 1 night
+3
Drive + Fly + foot + bus:  9​h 15​min
4
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Amarillo
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  23​h 30​min
End: Bangkok

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): contemplate the long history of The Alamo, then explore the world behind art at McNay Art Museum, then examine the collection at Briscoe Western Art Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at The San Antonio River Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the exhibits of The Guenther House Museum, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, then take in the history at Mission Concepcion, then appreciate the extensive heritage of King William Historic District, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

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

Bangkok, Thailand to San Antonio is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to San Antonio is minus 13 hours. Traveling from Bangkok in October, San Antonio is a bit cooler at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Briscoe Western Art Museum ©
Briscoe Western Art Museum
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

3
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 off the beaten path and head to Garrison Brothers Distillery and Pioneer Museum Complex. Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site and Good Art Company Art Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Calais Winery (in Hye) and Texcetera (in Johnson City). There's much more to do: do a tasting at Becker Vineyards (Winery), stop by Luckenbach Texas General Store, shop like a local with Agave Gallery Fine Art, and brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Pacific War.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Fredericksburg trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from San Antonio to Fredericksburg in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Antonio in October: high temperatures in Fredericksburg hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Fort Davis.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Hye, Texcetera, Becker Vineyards (Winery), Luckenbach Texas General Store
Highlights from your plan
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main
Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site ©
Pioneer Museum Complex ©
Pioneer Museum Complex

1
night
Fort Davis

Fort Davis ©
Fort Davis is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jeff Davis County, Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): stop by Davis Mt. Broom Shop, immerse yourself in nature at Davis Mountains State Park, and then look and learn at McDonald Observatory. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center & Botanical Garden, then enjoy the sea views from Fort Davis National Historic Site, and then hike along Madera Canyon Hiking Trail.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Fort Davis online road trip planner .

Getting from Fredericksburg to Fort Davis by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Fredericksburg in October, Fort Davis is a bit cooler at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Galveston.

Things to do in Fort Davis

Parks Childrens Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Davis Mountains State Park ©
Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis National Historic Site ©
Fort Davis National Historic Site
McDonald Observatory ©
McDonald Observatory

2
nights
Galveston, Galveston Island

Galveston ©
An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
Visiting Dolphin & Whale Watching and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. Museum-lovers will appreciate Moody Mansion and MiArt Gallery. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at El Jardin Del Mar, contemplate the long history of Bishop's Palace, get curious at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, and wander the streets of East End Historic District.

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Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Fort Davis to Galveston takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Plan for much warmer nights when traveling from Fort Davis in October since evenings lows in Galveston dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Galveston

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Moody Mansion ©
Moody Mansion
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum, get engrossed in the history at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, then see the interesting displays at Armstrong County Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the engaging exhibits at Don Harrington Discovery Center, then stop by Midpoint Cafe and Gift Shop, and then explore the stunning scenery at Palo Duro Canyon State Park.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Amarillo trip itinerary builder website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Galveston to Amarillo in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Galveston in October, expect nights in Amarillo to be colder, around 9°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Canyon, Midpoint Cafe and Gift Shop, Armstrong County Museum, The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ
Highlights from your plan
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum ©
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum ©
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ ©

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