3 days in Texas Itinerary

3 days in Texas Itinerary

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3 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Houston
bus:  3​h
1
San Antonio
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Austin
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
End: Houston

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): contemplate the long history of The Alamo, shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of La Villita Historic Arts Village.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Antonio travel route builder app .

Houston to San Antonio is an approximately 3-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Trails Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

1
night
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.
On the 27th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at National Museum of the Pacific War, learn about winemaking at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Garrison Brothers Distillery, and finally do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards Fredericksburg.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Fredericksburg holiday planning site .

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Fredericksburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, Fredericksburg is a bit cooler than San Antonio - with highs of 76°F and lows of 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums Wineries Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Garrison Brothers Distillery
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main
Garrison Brothers Distillery ©
Garrison Brothers Distillery

1
night
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, then trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, and then get a taste of the local shopping with South Congress Avenue.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Austin travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Fredericksburg to Austin by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Austin when traveling from Fredericksburg in April, with lows around 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Austin

Trails Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
South Congress Avenue ©
South Congress Avenue

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