22 days in Texas Itinerary

22 days in Texas Itinerary

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22 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Oslo, Norway
Fly:  17​h
1
Houston
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  3​h
2
Corpus Christi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
San Antonio
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Austin
— 4 nights
Bus:  3​h 15​min
6
Dallas
— 6 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Oslo, Norway

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): test your problem-solving skills at Escape Hunt, then see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, and then get in on the family fun at Kemah Boardwalk. On the next day, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Seawall, then get curious at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, and then don't miss a visit to Water Wall.

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Oslo, Norway to Houston is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Oslo to Houston is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Oslo in September, things will get warmer in Houston: highs are around 38°C and lows about 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Kemah Boardwalk, The Seawall
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Escape Hunt ©
Escape Hunt

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Texas State Aquarium. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at USS Lexington Museum on the Bay, make a trip to The Grave of Selena Quintanilla-Perez at Seaside Memorial Park, kick back and relax at Michael J. Ellis Beach & Seawall, and explore the striking landscape of Padre Island National Seashore.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Corpus Christi trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Houston to Corpus Christi by combination of bus and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Corpus Christi are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

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

4
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: get engrossed in the history at The Alamo, enjoy some diversion at San Antonio Western Shooting, trek along The San Antonio River Walk, and admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepcion.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our San Antonio online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Corpus Christi to San Antonio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In September in San Antonio, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
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 5th (Sat), brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Pacific War, then explore and take pictures at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, make a trip to Main Street, then sample the fine beverages at Garrison Brothers Distillery, and finally learn about winemaking at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main.

For maps and other tourist information, read our Fredericksburg trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from San Antonio to Fredericksburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from San Antonio in October, expect Fredericksburg to be slightly colder, temps between 31°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trip

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

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, nightlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Texas State Capitol, hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, admire all the interesting features of Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, and have some family-friendly fun at Urban Axes Austin.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Austin online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to Austin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Fredericksburg in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Austin, with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus to Dallas.

Things to do in Austin

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

6
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Dallas side-trips: Extreme Sandbox - North Texas (in Pottsboro), Fort Worth (Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, Kimbell Art Museum, & more) and Prestonwood Baptist Church (in Plano). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, admire the natural beauty at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, get your game on at The Escape Game Dallas, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Dallas World Aquarium.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Dallas travel route builder site .

You can take a bus from Austin to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Grapevine, Prestonwood Baptist Church, Top O'Hill Terrace, Extreme Sandbox - North Texas
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©

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