30 days in South Texas Plains Itinerary

30 days in South Texas Plains Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Texas Plains tour planner

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San Antonio
— 13 nights
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Concan
— 2 nights
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Eagle Pass
— 1 night
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Laredo
— 3 nights
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Three Rivers
— 1 night
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Goliad
— 3 nights
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McAllen
— 6 nights
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San Antonio

— 13 nights

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.
Kids will enjoy Natural Bridge Caverns and The Alamo. There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, stroll around Brackenridge Park, go for a walk through The San Antonio River Walk, and take a stroll around Tower of the Americas.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Antonio road trip planning tool.

New York City to San Antonio is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in September; daily highs in San Antonio reach 94°F and lows reach 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Concan.

Things to do in San Antonio

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Concan

— 2 nights
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 14th (Thu): surround yourself with nature on Frio Bat Flight Tours, Head underground at Frio Cave, and then get outside with Andy's on River Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Garner State Park Gift Shop and then walk around Garner State Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Concan trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from San Antonio to Concan in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Eagle Pass.

Things to do in Concan

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Eagle Pass

— 1 night
Eagle Pass is a city in and the county seat of Maverick County in the US state of Texas. On the 16th (Sat), explore the activities along Maverick County Lake and then get engrossed in the history at Fort Duncan Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Eagle Pass trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Concan to Eagle Pass takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Eagle Pass can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Laredo.

Things to do in Eagle Pass

Nature · Museums · Parks

Laredo

— 3 nights
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Laredo Lemurs Baseball and San Augustin Plaza.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Laredo trip maker site.

You can drive from Eagle Pass to Laredo in 2.5 hours. October in Laredo sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Three Rivers.

Things to do in Laredo

Shopping · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Three Rivers

— 1 night
Three Rivers is a city in Live Oak County, Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Choke Canyon State Park.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Three Rivers route maker.

Getting from Laredo to Three Rivers by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Laredo in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 62°F in Three Rivers. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Goliad.

Things to do in Three Rivers

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Goliad

— 3 nights
Goliad is a city in Goliad County, Texas, United States. Change things up with a short trip to The Pharmacy and Medical Museum of Texas in Cuero (about 44 minutes away). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Loreto Chapel, delve into the distant past at Goliad State Park & Mission Espiritu Santo State Historic Site, appreciate the history behind Fannin Memorial Monument, and steep yourself in history at Presidio La Bahia.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Goliad trip builder site.

You can drive from Three Rivers to Goliad in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in October, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to McAllen.

Things to do in Goliad

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

McAllen

— 6 nights
McAllen is the twenty-first most populous city in Texas and the largest city in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States. Kids will enjoy McAllen's New Park & Spray Ground and Nuevo Santadar Gallery. Step out of McAllen to go to Weslaco and see Estero Llano Grande State Park, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Mission Hike & Bike Trails, walk around Freddy Gonzalez Park, stroll through Edinburg Scenic Wetlands, and admire the majestic nature at Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our McAllen trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Goliad to McAllen takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Goliad in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 69°F in McAllen. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in McAllen

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

Side Trips