15 days in Texas Itinerary

15 days in Texas Itinerary

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15 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Houston
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
South Padre Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Corpus Christi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Austin
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h 15​min
7
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Ljubljana

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Water Wall, then engage your brain at Cockrell Butterfly Center, and then see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, partake in some friendly competition at Quest Shark Adventures, and then identify plant and animal life at Houston Audubon.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Houston trip itinerary maker app .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Houston is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Ljubljana to Houston due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ljubljana in September, expect Houston to be much warmer, temps between 38°C and 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Cockrell Butterfly Center ©
Cockrell Butterfly Center

1
night
South Padre Island

South Padre Island ©
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Sea Turtle, Inc., then look for all kinds of wild species at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally look for gifts at Karen's Custom Toe Rings.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the South Padre Island trip maker .

You can fly from Houston to South Padre Island in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Visiting Padre Island National Seashore and Port Aransas Beach will get you outdoors. We've included these beaches for you: Michael J. Ellis Beach & Seawall and Malaquite Beach and Pavilion. When in Corpus Christi, make a side trip to see Gratitude in Port Aransas, approximately 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: deepen your knowledge of military history at USS LEXINGTON.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Corpus Christi planner .

Traveling by car from South Padre Island to Corpus Christi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from South Padre Island in September since evenings lows in Corpus Christi dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Port Aransas
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Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore
Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay ©
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Institute of Texan Cultures, contemplate the long history of The Alamo, then see the interesting displays at The Buckhorn Saloon and Texas Ranger Museum, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, explore the world behind art at McNay Art Museum, and then view the masterpieces at Blue Star Contemporary.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Antonio trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Corpus Christi to San Antonio by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in September, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Museums Parks Nature
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The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

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.
On the 23rd (Mon), make a trip to Main Street, learn about winemaking at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of the Pacific War, then view the masterpieces at Agave Gallery Fine Art, and finally learn about winemaking at Narrow Path Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Larry Jackson Fine Art & Antiques, then admire the natural beauty at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus, then do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards Fredericksburg, and finally indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Fredericksburg sightseeing website .

Getting from San Antonio to Fredericksburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from San Antonio in September, things will get little chillier in Fredericksburg: highs are around 36°C and lows about 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums Shopping Tours
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National Museum of the Pacific War ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main
Main Street ©
Main Street

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 25th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, then get lost in a book at Harry Ransom Center, then take an in-depth tour of LBJ Presidential Library, and finally admire all the interesting features of Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, and then admire the landmark architecture of Texas State Capitol.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Austin trip planner .

Drive from Fredericksburg to Austin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, Austin is somewhat warmer than Fredericksburg - with highs of 39°C and lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus to Dallas.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Wildlife
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail ©
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): examine the collection at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, then see the interesting displays at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and finally pause for some photo ops at Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Dallas route planner .

Traveling by bus from Austin to Dallas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. September in Dallas sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Historic Sites
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