28 days in Texas Itinerary

28 days in Texas Itinerary

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28 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Dallas
— 2 nights
bus:  45​min
2
Fort Worth
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Abilene
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Midland
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Big Bend National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Del Rio
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Bandera
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
San Antonio
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Fredericksburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Austin
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h
End: Amsterdam

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): examine the collection at National Scouting Museum, examine the collection at African American Museum, then examine the collection at Museum of Geometric and MADI Art, and finally see the interesting displays at The Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum : The Samurai Collection. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Santuario de Guadalupe, then examine the collection at A. W. Perry Homestead, then see the interesting displays at National Videogame Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Eden Hill Winery & Vineyard.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Dallas road trip site .

Amsterdam, Holland to Dallas is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Dallas. Traveling from Amsterdam in September, things will get much hotter in Dallas: highs are around 39°C and lows about 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Fort Worth.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

National Videogame Museum, A. W. Perry Homestead, Eden Hill Winery & Vineyard, National Scouting Museum
Highlights from your plan
National Scouting Museum ©
National Scouting Museum
Eden Hill Winery & Vineyard ©
Eden Hill Winery & Vineyard
Museum of Geometric and MADI Art ©

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Log Cabin Village and Fort Worth Aviation Museum. Appreciate the collections at Stockyards Museum and Tandy Leather Museum & Gallery. When in Fort Worth, make a side trip to see Lost Oak Winery in Burleson, approximately 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, browse the exhibits of Livestock Exchange Building, identify plant and animal life at Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick Cathedral.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Fort Worth trip planner .

Getting from Dallas to Fort Worth by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a train. In September in Fort Worth, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Abilene.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lost Oak Winery
Highlights from your plan
Log Cabin Village ©
Log Cabin Village
Stockyards Museum ©
Stockyards Museum

2
nights
Abilene

Abilene ©
Abilene is a city in Taylor and Jones counties in West Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): look and learn at Morgan Jones Planetarium, do a tasting at Winery at willow creek, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene, then admire the landmark architecture of Swenson House Historical Society, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Adamson-Spalding Storybook Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): examine the collection at Flying A Classic Car Club Museum, contemplate the long history of Pioneer City County Museum, and then stroll through Bank Park.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Abilene online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Fort Worth to Abilene takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In September in Abilene, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Midland.

Things to do in Abilene

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Albany, Pioneer City County Museum
Highlights from your plan
Pioneer City County Museum ©
Pioneer City County Museum
Swenson House Historical Society ©

2
nights
Midland

Midland ©
Midland is a city in and the county seat of Midland County, Texas, United States, on the Southern Plains of the state's western area. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Heritage Museum of Big Spring, then contemplate the long history of George W. Bush Childhood Home, then get your bearings at Presidential Archives and Leadership Library, and finally appreciate the history behind Chris Kyle "American Sniper" Memorial. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Stonehenge Replica and then see the interesting displays at Haley Memorial Library and History Center.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Midland trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Abilene to Midland in 2.5 hours. In September in Midland, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Big Bend National Park.

Things to do in Midland

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Odessa, Heritage Museum of Big Spring
Highlights from your plan
Stonehenge Replica ©
Stonehenge Replica

2
nights
Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park ©
Situated where the Rio Grande River takes a big southerly dip in West Texas, Big Bend National Park covers a massive expanse of desert, woodlands, and grasslands full of rivers, limestone canyons, and high mountains. Nearly 2,000 species of plant and animal life call this place home.
On the 11th (Fri), examine the collection at Big Bend National Park - Fossil Bone Exhibit, then steep yourself in history at Homer Wilson Ranch, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Castolon Historic District. On the next day, make a trip to Abandoned Contrabando Movie Set and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dug Out Wells Picnic Area and Nature Trail.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Big Bend National Park trip planning website .

Getting from Midland to Big Bend National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. In September, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Del Rio.

Things to do in Big Bend National Park

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Homer Wilson Ranch ©
Homer Wilson Ranch
Castolon Historic District ©
Castolon Historic District

1
night
Del Rio

Del Rio ©
Del Rio is a city in and the county seat of Val Verde County, Texas. On the 13th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Devils River State Natural Area and then get engrossed in the history at Whitehead Memorial Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Del Rio trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Big Bend National Park to Del Rio takes 5 hours. In September in Del Rio, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bandera.

Things to do in Del Rio

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Devils River State Natural Area ©
Devils River State Natural Area
Whitehead Memorial Museum ©
Whitehead Memorial Museum

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. Get some cultural insight at Frontier Times Museum and St. Stanislaus Catholic Church. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bandera Natural History Museum and Bandera City Park. Go for a jaunt from Bandera to Kerrville to see Louise Hays Park about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: browse the collection at Bandera County Public Library, look for gifts at Bandera General Store, and get a taste of life in the country at Silver Spur Ranch.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bandera trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Del Rio to Bandera by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Del Rio in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Bandera, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to San Antonio.

Things to do in Bandera

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Louise Hays Park
Highlights from your plan
Bandera City Park ©
Bandera City Park
Frontier Times Museum ©
Frontier Times Museum
Bandera Natural History Museum ©
Bandera Natural History Museum

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Battle For Texas: The Experience and Presidio La Bahia. Visit Goliad State Park & Mission Espiritu Santo State Historic Site and The Guenther House Museum for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting San Antonio side-trips: Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo (in New Braunfels), Goliad County Court House (in Goliad) and Old Jail Museum (in Gonzales). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Joseph Catholic Church, sample the fine beverages at Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling, don't miss a visit to Main Plaza, and explore the world behind art at San Antonio Museum of Art.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read San Antonio online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bandera to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Antonio when traveling from Bandera in September, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Goliad, Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo, Old Jail Museum
Highlights from your plan
Battle For Texas: The Experience ©
Battle For Texas: The Experience
Presidio La Bahia ©
Presidio La Bahia

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.
Visit St. Mary's Catholic Church and Fort Martin Scott for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at LBJ Texas White House and The Sauer-Beckmann Farmstead Tours. Change things up with a short trip to Riverside Nature Center in Kerrville (about 32 minutes away). There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at William Chris Vineyards, examine the collection at Vereins Kirche Museum, shop like a local with Good Art Company Art Gallery, and have fun and explore at Texas Rangers Heritage Center.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Fredericksburg day trip website .

Drive from San Antonio to Fredericksburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, Fredericksburg is little chillier than San Antonio - with highs of 36°C and lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Sauer-Beckmann Farmstead Tours, LBJ Texas White House, Riverside Nature Center, William Chris Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church
LBJ Texas White House ©
LBJ Texas White House
William Chris Vineyards ©
William Chris Vineyards

4
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Texas State Cemetery and Sitagu Buddha Vihara will appeal to history buffs. Dick's Classic Garage and St. Mary's Church High Hill are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Austin: St. Mary's Church of the Assumption (in Schulenburg), Jacob's Well Natural Area (in Wimberley) and Spoetzl Brewery (in Shiner). Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Texas Military Forces Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at Thinkery, take an in-depth tour of Gonzales Memorial Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Austin driving 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. In September, Austin is a bit warmer than Fredericksburg - with highs of 39°C and lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Schulenburg, Dick's Classic Garage, Gonzales Memorial Museum, Spoetzl Brewery, Museum of the American GI
Highlights from your plan
Dick's Classic Garage ©
Dick's Classic Garage
Texas Military Forces Museum ©
Texas Military Forces Museum
Texas State Cemetery ©
Texas State Cemetery

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