25 days in Texas Itinerary

25 days in Texas Itinerary

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Houston
— 3 nights
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Amarillo
— 2 nights
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Grapevine
— 3 nights
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Jefferson
— 3 nights
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Fredericksburg
— 3 nights
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San Antonio
— 4 nights
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Austin
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Houston — 3 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Houston side-trips: Texas Wolfdog Project (in Montgomery), Sea Center Texas (in Lake Jackson) and Kemah Boardwalk (in Kemah). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Space Center Houston, test your team's savvy at Escape Hunt, explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery, and get curious at The Houston Museum of Natural Science.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Houston day trip planner.

Pune, India to Houston is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -11.5 hour difference. In July, daytime highs in Houston are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Amarillo.
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Amarillo — 2 nights

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum, get engrossed in the history at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, and then wander the wide-open spaces of Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Palo Duro Canyon State Park, make a trip to The Charles and Mary Ann Goodnight Ranch State Historical Site, and then appreciate the history behind Texas Panhandle War Memorial.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Amarillo trip planner.

Getting from Houston to Amarillo by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Houston in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Amarillo, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Grapevine.
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Grapevine — 3 nights

Named for the fruit that grows here, Grapevine cultivates its local flavor in grapes and wines.
Explore Grapevine's surroundings by going to Blue Ostrich Winery & Vineyard (in Saint Jo), Extreme Sandbox - North Texas (in Pottsboro) and Riders Field (in Frisco). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Top O'Hill Terrace, get your game on at The Escape Game Dallas, cool off at NRH2O Family Water Park, and steep yourself in history at Milican Blacksmiths Shop.

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Getting from Amarillo to Grapevine by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Amarillo in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 28°C in Grapevine. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Jefferson.
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Jefferson — 3 nights

Jefferson is a historic city in Marion County in northeastern Texas, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jefferson: Edison Phonograph Museum (in Mount Pleasant), Perot Leadership Museum (in Texarkana) and Old Fire Station Museum (in Mount Vernon). And it doesn't end there: see a world frozen in time at The Grove, examine the collection at Museum of Measurement and Time, look for gifts at Jefferson General Store, and pause for some photo ops at Veterans Plaza and Vietnam Wall Replica.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Jefferson holiday planner.

Getting from Grapevine to Jefferson by car takes about 3 hours. In July in Jefferson, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Fredericksburg.
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Fredericksburg — 3 nights

The city of Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, and has managed to retain its distinctly German charm.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fredericksburg: Kerrville River Trail (in Kerrville) and Polly's Chapel (in Pipe Creek). And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Pacific War, see the interesting displays at The Sauer-Beckmann Farmstead Tours, immerse yourself in nature at Old Tunnel State Park, and admire the natural beauty at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Fredericksburg trip website.

Traveling by car from Jefferson to Fredericksburg takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, daytime highs in Fredericksburg are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.
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San Antonio — 4 nights

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, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at SeaWorld, get engrossed in the history at The Alamo, stroll around Friedrich Wilderness Park, and admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Antonio trip planner.

You can drive from Fredericksburg to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Austin.
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Austin — 5 nights

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
When in Austin, make a side trip to see Dick's Classic Garage in San Marcos, approximately San Marcos away. Next up on the itinerary: ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, explore the world behind art at Elisabet Ney Museum, and deepen your understanding at University of Texas at Austin.

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Traveling by car from San Antonio to Austin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Austin, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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The Lone Star State
Thanks to its size and geologic features, Texas contains diverse landscapes that closely resemble both the south and southwest of the United States. Though most people associate Texas with tracts of barren land, deserts cover only about 10 percent of the state, with most of its big population centers located in areas once covered by prairies, grasslands, and forests. As you travel from one end of Texas to the other, observe the changing terrain that ranges from coastal piney woods and swamps in the east to the mountains of the west, with rolling plains and rugged hills in the center. For a bit of urban sightseeing visit some of the state's large cities such as Houston, Dallas, or Austin, or immerse yourself in the nation's history by adding famous attractions like The Alamo to your itinerary. Take plenty of time to mingle with the locals, famous for their hospitality, generosity, and fiercely independent spirit.
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