19 days in Texas Itinerary

19 days in Texas Itinerary

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19 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Bristol
train + Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Dallas
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h 15​min
2
Austin
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Corpus Christi
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
6
Houston
— 5 nights
Fly + train:  15​h
End: Bristol

3
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Dallas: Extreme Sandbox - North Texas (in Pottsboro) and Fort Worth (Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District & Tandy Leather Museum & Gallery). There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, don't miss a visit to Top O'Hill Terrace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cistercian Abbey, and get your game on at The Escape Game Dallas.

Before you visit Dallas, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Bristol, UK to Dallas is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, flight, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Bristol to Dallas is minus 6 hours. October in Dallas sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Austin.

Things to do in Dallas

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Extreme Sandbox - North Texas, Cistercian Abbey, Top O'Hill Terrace, The Escape Game Dallas
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Austin is known for museums, fun & games, nightlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Texas State Capitol, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin, admire the masterpieces at Elisabet Ney Museum, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Austin day trip app .

Traveling by bus from Dallas to Austin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. October in Austin sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Garrison Brothers Distillery, do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, then learn about all things military at National Museum of the Pacific War, and finally make a trip to Charles Beckendorf Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: take an unorthodox tour of Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Fredericksburg online attractions planner .

Drive from Austin to Fredericksburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Austin in October, with highs in Fredericksburg at 31°C and lows at 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trip

Garrison Brothers Distillery
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main
Wine Tours & Tastings

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.
San Antonio is known for shopping, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at The Alamo, explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, and take in nature's colorful creations at San Antonio Botanical Garden.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Antonio itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Fredericksburg to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Fredericksburg in November; daily highs in San Antonio reach 27°C and lows reach 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): observe the fascinating underwater world at Texas State Aquarium, steep yourself in history at USS Lexington Museum on the Bay, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve & Learning Center. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to The Grave of Selena Quintanilla-Perez at Seaside Memorial Park, then stroll around Packery Channel County Park, then identify plant and animal life at Texas Sealife Center, and finally explore the striking landscape of Padre Island National Seashore.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Corpus Christi trip planning website .

Drive from San Antonio to Corpus Christi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. November in Corpus Christi sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay ©
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay
Texas State Aquarium ©
Texas State Aquarium

5
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Houston: Texas Wolfdog Project (in Montgomery) and Galveston (Bishop's Palace, The Seawall, & more). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, get curious at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, take in the dramatic scenery at Water Wall, and stroll around Smither Park.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Houston trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Corpus Christi to Houston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Houston are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Galveston, Texas Wolfdog Project
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Escape Hunt ©
Escape Hunt

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