28 days in South Texas Plains Itinerary

28 days in South Texas Plains Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Texas Plains travel planner
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Laredo
— 2 nights
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McAllen
— 4 nights
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Kingsville
— 2 nights
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Goliad
— 2 nights
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Concan
— 1 night
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San Antonio
— 16 nights
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Laredo — 2 nights

San Agustin Catholic Cathedral and TAMIU Planetarium are good opportunities to explore the local culture.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Laredo trip planner.

Hamburg, Germany to Laredo is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Hamburg in June; daily highs in Laredo reach 43°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to McAllen.
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McAllen — 4 nights

McAllen is the twenty-first most populous city in Texas and the largest city in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Quinta Mazatlan and Nuevo Santadar Gallery. Visiting Mission Hike & Bike Trails and Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park will get you outdoors. Step out of McAllen with an excursion to Estero Llano Grande State Park in Weslaco--about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: walk around McAllen's New Park & Spray Ground, take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Lomita Mission RV Park, take an in-depth tour of The McAllen Heritage Center, and tour the pleasant surroundings at McAllen Nature Center.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read McAllen road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Laredo to McAllen takes 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Kingsville.
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Kingsville — 2 nights

Kingsville is a city in Texas. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Henrietta Memorial Center King Ranch Museum, get a new perspective on nature at John E. Conner Museum, and then see the interesting displays at 1904 Train Depot. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by King Ranch Saddle Shop.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kingsville trip planner.

Traveling by car from McAllen to Kingsville takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Goliad.
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Goliad — 2 nights

Goliad is a city in Goliad County, Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): get into the urban bustle at Goliad County Court House, contemplate the long history of Hanging Tree, then contemplate the long history of Presidio La Bahia, and finally delve into the distant past at Goliad State Park & Mission Espiritu Santo State Historic Site. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Pharmacy and Medical Museum of Texas, then view the masterpieces at Square Gallery, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Loreto Chapel.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Goliad driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Kingsville to Goliad in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Goliad can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Concan.
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Concan — 1 night

Concan is a small unincorporated community in Uvalde County in the southwestern portion of the Hill Country of Texas. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): let the river carry you with Andy's on River Road, get a dose of the wild on Frio Bat Flight Tours, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Frio Cave.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Concan trip builder.

Traveling by car from Goliad to Concan takes 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Antonio.
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Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Nature

San Antonio — 16 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Mission San Jose and Mission Espada. The Alamo and La Villita Historic Arts Village are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of San Antonio with an excursion to St. Louis Catholic Church in Castroville--about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, examine the collection at The Buckhorn Saloon and Texas Ranger Museum, and shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read San Antonio trip planner.

You can drive from Concan to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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