31 days in Texas Itinerary

31 days in Texas Itinerary

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31 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Lagos
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
San Antonio
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Fredericksburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Corpus Christi
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  4​h 30​min
4
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Houston
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Amarillo
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
7
Dallas
— 4 nights
bus:  3​h 15​min
8
Austin
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Lagos

5
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.
Step out of San Antonio with an excursion to Schlitterbahn Waterpark New Braunfels in New Braunfels--about 42 minutes away. Pack the 2nd (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Antonio. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of The Alamo, find something for the whole family at Morgan's Wonderland, take in the history at Mission San Jose, and explore the activities along San Antonio River.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the San Antonio trip planner .

Lagos, Nigeria to San Antonio is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Western African Time to Central Standard Time is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Lagos in August, expect nights in San Antonio to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 43°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Schlitterbahn Waterpark New Braunfels
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
SeaWorld San Antonio ©
SeaWorld San Antonio
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

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.
Fredericksburg is known for museums, wineries, nature, outdoors, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Pacific War, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church, make a trip to Main Street, and learn about winemaking at Becker Vineyards.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Fredericksburg visit planner .

Getting from San Antonio to Fredericksburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, Fredericksburg is slightly colder than San Antonio - with highs of 39°C and lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

#Museums, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trips

Garrison Brothers Distillery, Becker Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area ©
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area

2
nights
Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi ©
A gulf coast town with a semi-tropical climate, Corpus Christi serves as a getaway destination with a life of its own.
On the 11th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of USS LEXINGTON, make a trip to Loteria Corpus Christi Mural, and then kick back and relax at Port Aransas Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): meet the residents at Texas State Aquarium and then step off the mainland to explore Padre Island National Seashore.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Corpus Christi trip builder site .

You can drive from Fredericksburg to Corpus Christi in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Traveling from Fredericksburg in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 28°C in Corpus Christi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Galveston.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Port Aransas Beach
Highlights from your plan
Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach
Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore
USS LEXINGTON ©
USS LEXINGTON

3
nights
Galveston, Galveston Island

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.
Go for a jaunt from Galveston to Kemah to see Kemah Boardwalk about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Moody Gardens, stop by The Witchery, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Seawall, and contemplate the long history of Bishop's Palace.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Galveston itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Corpus Christi to Galveston in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Corpus Christi in August, you will find days in Galveston are a bit cooler (38°C), and nights are about the same (31°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Houston.

Things to do in Galveston

#Theme Parks, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trip

Kemah Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Kemah Boardwalk ©
Kemah Boardwalk
Moody Gardens ©
Moody Gardens
Stewart Beach ©
Stewart Beach

4
nights
Houston

Houston ©
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.
Go for a jaunt from Houston to La Porte to see Sylvan Beach Park about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, get your game on at Escape Hunt, admire all the interesting features of Minute Maid Park, and stroll through Houston Zoo.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Houston trip site .

You can drive from Galveston to Houston in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in August, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Houston

#Museums, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Sylvan Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Minute Maid Park ©
Minute Maid Park

2
nights
Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Amarillo Zoo, see the interesting displays at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum, and then explore the stunning scenery at Palo Duro Canyon State Park. On your second day here, make a trip to Cadillac Ranch, take an in-depth tour of Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, and then don't miss a visit to The Charles Goodnight Historical Center.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Amarillo trip planner.

Fly from Houston to Amarillo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Houston in August, expect Amarillo to be little chillier, temps between 37°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Amarillo

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Canyon, The Charles Goodnight Historical Center
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Ranch ©
Cadillac Ranch
Palo Duro Canyon State Park ©
Palo Duro Canyon State Park

4
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.
Step out of Dallas to go to Fort Worth and see Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, which is approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum/Texas School Book Depository, take in nature's colorful creations at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, admire all the interesting features of AT&T Stadium, and pause for some photo ops at John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Dallas trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Amarillo to Dallas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and tram; or drive. In August, Dallas is a bit warmer than Amarillo - with highs of 41°C and lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Austin.

Things to do in Dallas

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Arlington, Mustangs of Las Colinas, Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District
Highlights from your plan
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace

5
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Austin is known for museums, nightlife, fun & games, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, see the interesting displays at LBJ Presidential Library, test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Austin, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

To plan Austin vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Take a bus from Dallas to Austin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum

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