19 days in South Texas Plains Itinerary

19 days in South Texas Plains Itinerary

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McAllen
— 3 nights
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Goliad
— 3 nights
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San Antonio
— 12 nights

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McAllen

McAllen ©
McAllen is the twenty-first most populous city in Texas and the largest city in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States. Change things up with a short trip to Estero Llano Grande State Park in Weslaco (about 30 minutes away). The adventure continues: walk around McAllen's New Park & Spray Ground, identify plant and animal life at Edinburg Scenic Wetlands, gain insight at South Texas College, and test your problem-solving skills at Trapped RGV Escape Rooms.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read McAllen online route planner.

Los Angeles to McAllen is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to McAllen. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, things will get somewhat warmer in McAllen: highs are around 91°F and lows about 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Goliad.

Things to do in McAllen

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Freddy Gonzalez Park ©
Freddy Gonzalez Park
Nuevo Santadar Gallery ©
Nuevo Santadar Gallery
La Lomita Mission RV Park ©
La Lomita Mission RV Park

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Goliad

Goliad ©
Goliad is a city in Goliad County, Texas, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Goliad: Cuero (Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum & The Pharmacy and Medical Museum of Texas). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Loreto Chapel, steep yourself in history at Presidio La Bahia, take a stroll around Goliad County Court House, and appreciate the history behind Fannin Memorial Monument.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Goliad online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from McAllen to Goliad in 3.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from McAllen in October since evenings lows in Goliad dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Goliad

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Our Lady of Loreto Chapel ©
Our Lady of Loreto Chapel
Presidio La Bahia ©
Presidio La Bahia
The Pharmacy and Medical Museum of Texas ©
The Pharmacy and Medical Museum of Texas

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San Antonio

San Antonio ©

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
San Antonio is known for shopping, historic sites, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the history at Mission San Jose, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, explore the world behind art at McNay Art Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at San Antonio Botanical Garden.

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Drive from Goliad to San Antonio in 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in San Antonio are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Highlights from your plan
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
The Alamo ©
The Alamo