27 days in Texas Itinerary

27 days in Texas Itinerary

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27 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Houston
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
South Padre Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Corpus Christi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
San Antonio
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Fredericksburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Austin
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Jacksonville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Dallas
— 5 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Jerusalem

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.
Get some cultural insight at Space Center Houston and Glenwood Cemetery. Get in touch with nature at Houston Zoo and Cockrell Butterfly Center. And it doesn't end there: get curious at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, get your game on at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Houston (Memorial), test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Houston, and see the interesting displays at Houston Museum District.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Houston day trip website .

Jerusalem, Israel to Houston is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. June in Houston sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
The Escape Game Houston ©
The Escape Game Houston

2
nights
South Padre Island

South Padre Island ©
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
On the 1st (Mon), take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and then cast your line with a fishing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle, Inc., and finally identify plant and animal life at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our South Padre Island trip itinerary website .

You can fly from Houston to South Padre Island in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Houston in June, you will find days in South Padre Island are little chillier (34°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Family-friendly places like Padre Island National Seashore and Rockport Beach will thrill your kids. Escape the urban bustle at Port Aransas Beach and Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve & Learning Center. Step out of Corpus Christi to go to Rockport and see Fulton Mansion State Historic Site, which is approximately 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Malaquite Beach and Pavilion, identify plant and animal life at Texas Sealife Center, and get engrossed in the history at USS LEXINGTON.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Corpus Christi itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from South Padre Island to Corpus Christi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from South Padre Island in July: highs in Corpus Christi hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rockport, Port Aransas Beach
Highlights from your plan
Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay ©
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay
Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach

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.
Bring the kids along to SeaWorld San Antonio and Mission San Jose. The Alamo and The Guenther House Museum will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, meet the residents at San Antonio Zoo, find something for the whole family at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, and Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read San Antonio online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Corpus Christi to San Antonio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Museum of the Pacific War and Agave Gallery Fine Art. Step out of the city life by going to The Y.O. Ranch and Enchanted Rock State Natural Area. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Old Tunnel State Park, examine the collection at Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site, do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, and take in nature's colorful creations at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Fredericksburg tour itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Fredericksburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, Fredericksburg is little chillier than San Antonio - with highs of 39°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

LBJ Texas White House, The Y.O. Ranch
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
The Y.O. Ranch ©
The Y.O. Ranch
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area ©
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area

4
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Bullock Texas State History Museum and LBJ Presidential Library. Step out of the city life by going to Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats and Barton Springs Pool. Take a break from Austin with a short trip to Hamilton Pool Preserve in Dripping Springs, about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, take in nature's colorful creations at Zilker Metropolitan Park, test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Austin, and take some stellar pictures from Mount Bonnell.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Austin day trip site .

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to Austin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Hamilton Pool Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail ©
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum

1
night
Jacksonville

Jacksonville ©
Jacksonville is a city located in Cherokee County, Texas, United States. On the 17th (Wed), stop by The Texas Basket Company, tour the pleasant surroundings at Love's Lookout, see the interesting displays at American Freedom Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cherokee Trace Drive-Thru Safari, and finally identify plant and animal life at Rusk, TX Footbridge.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Jacksonville day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Austin to Jacksonville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Austin in July: highs in Jacksonville hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

American Freedom Museum, Rusk, TX Footbridge
Highlights from your plan
Cherokee Trace Drive-Thru Safari ©
Cherokee Trace Drive-Thru Safari
American Freedom Museum ©
American Freedom Museum
The Texas Basket Company ©
The Texas Basket Company

5
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza and Perot Museum of Nature and Science. Get a sense of the local culture at Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District and The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Explore Dallas' surroundings by going to Fossil Rim Wildlife Center (in Glen Rose) and Fort Worth Botanic Garden (in Fort Worth). Spend the 21st (Sun) exploring nature at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve. And it doesn't end there: have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Dallas, meet the residents at Dallas World Aquarium, pause for some photo ops at Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District, and explore the world behind art at Dallas Museum of Art.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Dallas trip website .

Drive from Jacksonville to Dallas in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in July, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Fort Worth, The Escape Game Dallas, Cistercian Abbey, Arbor Hills Nature Preserve, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas

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