29 days in Texas Itinerary

29 days in Texas Itinerary

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Dallas
— 3 nights
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Waco
— 1 night
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Austin
— 5 nights
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Fredericksburg
— 3 nights
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San Antonio
— 5 nights
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Corpus Christi
— 2 nights
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South Padre Island
— 2 nights
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Galveston, Galveston Island
— 3 nights
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Houston
— 4 nights

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Dallas

Dallas ©

Big D

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Dallas: Fort Worth (Amon Carter Museum of American Art & Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, make a trip to Grassy Knoll, stroll around Klyde Warren Park, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at The Dallas World Aquarium.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Dallas travel route planner.

Los Angeles to Dallas is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, things will get slightly colder in Dallas: highs are around 59°F and lows about 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Waco.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

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Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
On the 17th (Thu), appreciate the history behind Branding the Brazos Sculpture, get a tailor-made plan with Brazos Bluffs Ranch, then test your team's savvy at Waco Escape Rooms, then look for gifts at Magnolia Market Silos, and finally enjoy some diversion at H5 Tactical.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Waco road trip planning site.

Getting from Dallas to Waco by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of tram and flight. In December, daily temperatures in Waco can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Waco

Fun & Games · Shopping · Outdoors · Tours
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Room Escape Game
Waco Escape Rooms
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Magnolia Market Silos
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Fun & Games
H5 Tactical
4.9

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Austin

Austin ©

Live Music Capital of the World

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 Zip Lost Pines in Cedar Creek, approximately Cedar Creek away. There's still lots to do: get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, get great views at Mount Bonnell, learn the secrets of beer at Bike and Brew ATX, and deepen your understanding at University of Texas at Austin.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Austin route maker.

You can drive from Waco to Austin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Waco in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Austin, with lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Austin

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

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Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©

Fritztown

The city of Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, and has managed to retain its distinctly German charm.
Fredericksburg is known for wineries, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Pacific War, sample the fine beverages at Garrison Brothers Distillery, take in the dramatic natural features at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, and don't miss a visit to Main Street.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Fredericksburg trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Austin to Fredericksburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Austin in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Fredericksburg, with lows around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Wineries · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

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San Antonio

San Antonio ©

The Alamo City

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, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, steep yourself in history at Mission San Jose, admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepcion, and take an in-depth tour of The Alamo.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read San Antonio itinerary builder.

Drive from Fredericksburg to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Fredericksburg in December; daily highs in San Antonio reach 66°F and lows reach 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
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Must see
The Alamo
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Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi ©

Texas Riviera

A gulf coast town with a semi-tropical climate, Corpus Christi serves as a getaway destination with a life of its own.
On the 31st (Thu), brush up on your military savvy at USS Lexington Museum on the Bay, then cross one thing off your bucket list with Skydive South Texas on Mustang Island, and then stroll through Port Aransas Beach. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Padre Island National Seashore.

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Getting from San Antonio to Corpus Christi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Nature

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): appreciate the history behind Iwo Jima Memorial & Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle, Inc., make a trip to Largest Outdoor Sandcastle in the USA, then observe the fascinating underwater world at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center.

To plan South Padre Island vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Corpus Christi to South Padre Island takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In January, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Galveston.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Wildlife · Parks · Spas · Museums

Side Trips

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Wildlife Area
Sea Turtle, Inc.
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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Galveston, Galveston Island

Galveston ©

The Oleander City

An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
Step out of Galveston with an excursion to Kemah Boardwalk in Kemah--about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Moody Gardens, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Seawall, take a pleasant ride with S-n-G Horseback Riding, and engage your brain at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Galveston travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from South Padre Island to Galveston takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. January in Galveston sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Houston.

Things to do in Galveston

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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Historic Walking Area
The Seawall
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Garden
Moody Gardens
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Neighborhood
The Strand
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Houston

Houston ©

Bayou City

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.
Change things up with a short trip to That Escape Place in Spring (about 44 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Teo-Chew Temple, admire the masterpieces at The Menil Collection, and get curious at Cockrell Butterfly Center.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Houston online tour planner.

Getting from Galveston to Houston by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Houston can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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Room Escape Game
That Escape Place
4.9

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