16 days in Lubbock, San Angelo & College Station Itinerary

16 days in Lubbock, San Angelo & College Station Itinerary

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Lubbock
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San Angelo
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Lubbock

— 5 nights
Lubbock is a city in and the county seat of Lubbock County, Texas, United States. Get in touch with nature at Palo Duro Canyon State Park and Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Buddy Holly Statue and West Texas Walk of Fame and iLoveKickboxing. Venture out of the city with trips to Caprock Canyons State Park (in Quitaque) and Lake Mackenzie (in Silverton). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at American Wind Power Center, get a new perspective on nature at Lubbock Lake Landmark, steep yourself in history at National Ranching Heritage Center, and get to know the fascinating history of The Depot District.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Lubbock online road trip planner.

Columbia to Lubbock is an approximately 8-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Columbia in December, expect nights in Lubbock to be about the same, around 29°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Angelo.

Things to do in Lubbock

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

San Angelo

— 3 nights
San Angelo is a city in and the county seat of Tom Green County, Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at The International Waterlily Collection, contemplate the long history of Fort Concho, look for gifts at Eggemeyer's General Store, then see the interesting displays at Miss Hattie's BORDELLO MUSEUM, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Historical Murals of San Angelo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: go for a walk through Concho River Walk, take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of Eden, then identify plant and animal life at San Angelo Nature Center, and finally look and learn at ASU Planetarium.

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Getting from Lubbock to San Angelo by car takes about 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Lubbock in December; daily highs in San Angelo reach 62°F and lows reach 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to College Station.

Things to do in San Angelo

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

College Station

— 6 nights
College Station is a city in Brazos County, Texas, situated in East-Central Texas in the heart of the Brazos Valley, in the center of the region known as Texas Triangle. Get outdoors at Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site and Lake Livingston State Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St Francis Wolf Sanctuary and Mission Tejas State Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near College Station: Toubin Park (in Brenham), Montgomery (Texas Wolfdog Project & Old Iron Works) and George Mitchell Nature Preserve (in The Woodlands). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Largest Live Oak in Texas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Barrington Living History Farm, steep yourself in history at Kreische Brewery & Monument Hill State Historic Site, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Reveille Gravesite.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read College Station online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Angelo to College Station takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from San Angelo in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in College Station, with lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in College Station

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips