22 days in Texas Itinerary

22 days in Texas Itinerary

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22 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Milan
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  17 h 15 min
1
Houston
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h
2
Austin
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Fort Worth
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
4
Amarillo
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
5
Monahans
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Terlingua
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
7
Bandera
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
9
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Milan

few
hours
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.
To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Houston trip planner.

Milan, Italy to Houston is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Milan to Houston is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Milan in agosto, expect Houston to be somewhat warmer, temps between 41°C and 29°C. You will leave for Austin on the 8th (Sat).

Things to do in Houston

Parks Museums Outdoors

4
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Texas State Capitol, take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, take in nature's colorful creations at Zilker Metropolitan Park, and get your game on at The Escape Game Austin.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Austin trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Houston to Austin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In agosto, daily temperatures in Austin can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Fort Worth.

Things to do in Austin

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

2
nights
Fort Worth

Fort Worth ©
Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
On the 12th (Wed), examine the collection at Tandy Leather Museum & Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, explore the world behind art at Kimbell Art Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Thistle Hill House Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort Worth tour builder site.

Getting from Austin to Fort Worth by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. agosto in Fort Worth sees daily highs of 42°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Kimbell Art Museum ©
Kimbell Art Museum
Fort Worth Zoo ©
Fort Worth Zoo

2
nights
Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): make a trip to Huge Pair of Legs.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Amarillo trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Fort Worth to Amarillo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In agosto, Amarillo is slightly colder than Fort Worth - with highs of 37°C and lows of 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Sun) before leaving for Monahans.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums

Side Trip

Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West ©
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum ©
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum ©
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum

1
night
Monahans

Monahans ©
Monahans is a city in and the county seat of Ward County, Texas, United States. To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Monahans online day trip planner.

Getting from Amarillo to Monahans by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Amarillo in agosto; daily highs in Monahans reach 41°C and lows reach 25°C. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Terlingua.

Things to do in Monahans

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Monahans Sandhills State Park ©
Monahans Sandhills State Park

3
nights
Terlingua

Terlingua ©
Terlingua is a mining district and census-designated place (CDP) in southwestern Brewster County, Texas, United States. On the 17th (Mon), make a trip to Abandoned Contrabando Movie Set. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Barton Warnock Environmental Education Center, then stop by Terlingua Trading Company, and then stroll the grounds of Ghost Town Texas.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Terlingua travel planning tool.

Drive from Monahans to Terlingua in 3.5 hours. In agosto, daily temperatures in Terlingua can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Bandera.

Things to do in Terlingua

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Big Bend National Park
Highlights from your plan
Chisos Mountains ©
Chisos Mountains
Lost Mine Trail ©
Lost Mine Trail
Emory Peak ©
Emory Peak

3
nights
Bandera

Bandera ©
Bandera is the county seat of Bandera County, Texas, United States, in the Texas Hill Country, which is part of the Edwards Plateau. Change things up with these side-trips from Bandera: Garner State Park (in Concan), Kerrville (Louise Hays Park, Kerrville River Trail, &more) and Lost Maples State Natural Area (in Vanderpool). The adventure continues: trot along with a tour on horseback, explore the activities along Medina River, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Western Art, and look for gifts at Bandera General Store.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bandera vacation builder site.

Drive from Terlingua to Bandera in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In agosto, daytime highs in Bandera are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Bandera

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kerrville, Garner State Park, Lost Maples State Natural Area
Highlights from your plan
Medina River ©
Medina River
Horseback Riding Tours
The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden ©

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): browse the exhibits of The Alamo, don't miss a visit to Main Plaza, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

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Getting from Bandera to San Antonio by car takes about 1.5 hours. agosto in San Antonio sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Galveston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral ©
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral

4
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.
Step out of Galveston with an excursion to Kemah Boardwalk in Kemah--about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Seawall, contemplate the long history of 1892 Bishop's Palace, get engrossed in the history at 1877 Tall Ship Elissa And Texas Seaport Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Moody Gardens.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Galveston online trip builder.

Drive from San Antonio to Galveston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. While traveling from San Antonio, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Galveston, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 31°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Galveston

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Kemah Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
The Seawall ©
The Seawall
Moody Gardens ©
Moody Gardens
The Strand ©
The Strand

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