22 days in Texas & New Orleans Itinerary

22 days in Texas & New Orleans Itinerary

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Houston
— 3 nights
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Corpus Christi
— 2 nights
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San Antonio
— 5 nights
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Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
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Austin
— 4 nights
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New Orleans
— 4 nights

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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.
Explore Houston's surroundings by going to Kemah Boardwalk (in Kemah) and Sylvan Beach Park (in La Porte). There's lots more to do: test your problem-solving skills at Escape Hunt, tee off at Hermann Park, see where the action happens at Minute Maid Park, and walk around Smither Park.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Houston trip planner.

London, UK to Houston is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Houston is minus 6 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from London in August; daily highs in Houston reach 41°C and lows reach 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in Houston

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Kemah Boardwalk, Sylvan Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Sylvan Beach Park ©
Sylvan Beach Park
Escape Hunt ©
Escape Hunt
Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Padre Island National Seashore. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Rockport Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Port Aransas Beach.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Corpus Christi driving holiday planner.

Fly from Houston to Corpus Christi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Corpus Christi, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Aransas Beach, Rockport Beach
Highlights from your plan
Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore
Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach
Rockport Beach ©
Rockport Beach

5
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Alamo and Mission San Jose. Pack the 8th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld. There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, find something for the whole family at Morgan's Wonderland, and admire the natural beauty at San Antonio Botanical Garden.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Antonio trip planner.

Traveling by car from Corpus Christi to San Antonio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld

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 12th (Mon), experience rural life at Wildseed Farms, take in nature's colorful creations at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus, then brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Pacific War, and finally make a trip to Charles Beckendorf Gallery. On your second day here, delve into the mystery of Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church, and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Fredericksburg driving holiday planner.

Getting from San Antonio to Fredericksburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from San Antonio in August, things will get little chillier in Fredericksburg: highs are around 39°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Parks · Tours · Wineries
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area ©
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area

4
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Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Texas State Capitol and The Driskill. Next up on the itinerary: take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, take in nature's colorful creations at Zilker Metropolitan Park, have some family-friendly fun at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Austin, and hike along Barton Creek Greenbelt.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Austin journey planner.

Getting from Fredericksburg to Austin by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. August in Austin sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Fun & Games · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin

4
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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Louis Cathedral and Garden District. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Zoo, learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, and find something for the whole family at Carousel Gardens.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read New Orleans trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Austin to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Austin in August, expect nights in New Orleans to be a bit warmer, around 32°C, while days are little chillier, around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square

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