31 days in Galveston, San Antonio & Waco Itinerary

31 days in Galveston, San Antonio & Waco Itinerary

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Galveston
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San Antonio
— 17 nights
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Waco
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Galveston

Galveston ©
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Galveston: Kemah (Stingray Reef 215 Kipp Ave, Kemah Boardwalk, &more). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Moody Gardens, brush up on your military savvy at Galveston Naval Museum, take an in-depth tour of 1877 Tall Ship Elissa And Texas Seaport Museum, and wander the streets of The Strand.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Galveston sightseeing planner.

New York City to Galveston is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City to Galveston, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in June: high temperatures in Galveston hover around 88°F and lows are around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Galveston

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kemah, Escape The Island
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The Seawall ©
The Seawall
Moody Gardens ©
Moody Gardens
Galveston Water Adventures ©
Galveston Water Adventures

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting San Antonio side-trips: Driftwood Estate Winery (in Driftwood), Austin (Bullock Texas State History Museum, LBJ Presidential Library, &more) and Fredericksburg (Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, &more). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 10th (Sat) at Schlitterbahn Waterpark New Braunfels. There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at SeaWorld, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower of the Americas, steep yourself in history at Mission San Jose, and Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Antonio route planning tool.

You can drive from Galveston to San Antonio in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. In June in San Antonio, expect temperatures between 93°F during the day and 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Waco.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Austin, Fredericksburg, New Braunfels, Driftwood Estate Winery, Wimberley Zipline Adventures
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool

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Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Waco: College Station (Reveille Gravesite & George Bush Presidential Library and Museum), Escapology (in Round Rock) and Georgetown (Inner Space Cavern, Grape Creek Vineyards Georgetown, &more). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Magnolia Market Silos, walk around Big Rocks Park, see the interesting displays at Dr Pepper Museum, and take in the views from Waco Suspension Bridge.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Waco travel app.

You can drive from San Antonio to Waco in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in Waco can reach 96°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Waco

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Georgetown, Glen Rose, College Station, Escapology
Highlights from your plan
George Bush Presidential Library and Museum ©
Magnolia Market Silos ©
Magnolia Market Silos
Cameron Park Zoo ©
Cameron Park Zoo

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