16 days in Texas Itinerary

16 days in Texas Itinerary

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16 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  17​h
1
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 3 nights
+3
shuttle + foot + Fly + Drive:  9​h
2
Big Bend National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Fort Davis
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Austin
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Stockholm

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Galveston Naval Museum and Moody Mansion. Get outdoors at Fishing Charters & Tours and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Galveston Railroad Museum, look for gifts at Murdochs, don't miss a visit to Old City Cemetery, and engage your brain at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Galveston trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Galveston is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Stockholm to Galveston, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Stockholm in June, expect Galveston to be much warmer, temps between 36°C and 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Big Bend National Park.

Things to do in Galveston

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Galveston Railroad Museum ©
Galveston Railroad Museum
Moody Mansion ©
Moody Mansion
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
night
Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park ©
Situated where the Rio Grande River takes a big southerly dip in West Texas, Big Bend National Park covers a massive expanse of desert, woodlands, and grasslands full of rivers, limestone canyons, and high mountains. Nearly 2,000 species of plant and animal life call this place home.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Santa Elena Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): hike along The Window Trail and then stroll through Lost Mine Trail.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Big Bend National Park route planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car from Galveston to Big Bend National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. When traveling from Galveston in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Big Bend National Park: temperatures range from 44°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Fort Davis.

Things to do in Big Bend National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Santa Elena Canyon ©
Santa Elena Canyon
Lost Mine Trail ©
Lost Mine Trail
The Window Trail ©
The Window Trail

2
nights
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 7th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Fort Davis National Historic Site, then examine the collection at Museum of the Big Bend, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Calera Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look and learn at McDonald Observatory and then admire the majestic nature at Davis Mountains State Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Fort Davis trip itinerary builder tool .

Drive from Big Bend National Park to Fort Davis in 3.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Big Bend National Park in June: high temperatures in Fort Davis hover around 38°C and lows are around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fort Davis

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Museum of the Big Bend, Calera Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Museum of the Big Bend ©
Museum of the Big Bend
Davis Mountains State Park ©
Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis National Historic Site ©
Fort Davis National Historic Site

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Becker Vineyards (Winery) and Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site. Get some historical perspective at Pioneer Museum Complex and The Alamo. Venture out of the city with trips to Luckenbach Texas General Store (in Luckenbach) and Grape Creek Vineyards (in Fredericksburg). Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, admire the masterpieces at McNay Art Museum, steep yourself in history at The Guenther House Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Antonio online holiday maker .

You can drive from Fort Davis to San Antonio in 7 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Fort Davis in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Antonio, with lows of 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Fredericksburg, Luckenbach Texas General Store, Becker Vineyards (Winery)
Highlights from your plan
Becker Vineyards (Winery) ©
Becker Vineyards (Winery)
Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site ©
Pioneer Museum Complex ©
Pioneer Museum Complex

5
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Do your shopping at South Congress Avenue and Spice Village. Get some cultural insight at Blue Bell Creameries and George Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Austin: Waco (Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum & Waco Mammoth National Monument). There's more to do: get engrossed in the history at LBJ Presidential Library and take in nature's colorful creations at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Austin trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Austin sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Waco, George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, Blue Bell Creameries
Highlights from your plan
Blue Bell Creameries ©
Blue Bell Creameries
LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library

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