31 days in Texas Itinerary

31 days in Texas Itinerary

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Glen Rose
— 2 nights
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Fort Davis
— 3 nights
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Groom
— 2 nights
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South Padre Island
— 3 nights
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Rockport
— 3 nights
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Fredericksburg
— 4 nights
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College Station
— 3 nights
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Galveston, Galveston Island
— 5 nights

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Glen Rose

Glen Rose ©
Glen Rose is a city in and the county seat of Somervell County, Texas, United States. Popular historic sites such as Fort Worth Botanic Garden and Sundance Square are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Bluff Dale Vineyards and Parker County Courthouse. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, explore the activities along Paluxy River, admire the majestic nature at Dinosaur Valley State Park, and examine the collection at Dinosaur World.

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Bournemouth, UK to Glen Rose is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Bournemouth in September, expect Glen Rose to be warmer, temps between 38°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Fort Davis.

Things to do in Glen Rose

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Winery / Vineyard
Bluff Dale Vineyards
4.8

3
nights
Fort Davis

Fort Davis ©
Fort Davis is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jeff Davis County, Texas, United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Davis Mountains State Park and Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center & Botanical Garden. Visiting Balmorhea State Park and Rock Hunting in the Big Bend of Texas with Teri Smith will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Big Bend Brewing Company in Alpine (about 30 minutes away). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Fort Davis National Historic Site, see the sky in a new way at McDonald Observatory, stop by Davis Mt. Broom Shop, and see the interesting displays at Museum of the Big Bend.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Fort Davis road trip app.

Traveling by car from Glen Rose to Fort Davis takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Glen Rose in September: high temperatures in Fort Davis hover around 32°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Groom.

Things to do in Fort Davis

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Specialty Museum
Museum of the Big Bend
4.8
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State Park
Balmorhea State Park
4.3

2
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Groom

Groom ©
Groom is a town in Carson County, Texas, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum and The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Get some historical perspective at Lighthouse Trail and Palo Duro Canyon State Park. Step out of Groom with an excursion to Caprock Canyons State Park in Quitaque--about 1h 15 min away. There's more to do: pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Buffalo Gold/Herd Wear Retail Store.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Groom itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Fort Davis to Groom takes 7 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Groom

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

3
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Laguna Madre Nature Trail and South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Isla Blanca Park and Seas the Day. There's lots more to do: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, observe the fascinating underwater world at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the South Padre Island travel route app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Groom to South Padre Island. Traveling from Groom in September, South Padre Island is a bit warmer at night with lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rockport.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

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Waterskiing / Jetskiiing
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
3.3

3
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Rockport

Rockport ©
Rockport is a city in Aransas County, Texas, United States. Get in touch with nature at Rockport Beach and Tule Creek Hike & Bike Trail. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fulton Mansion State Historic Site and Malaquite Beach and Pavilion. Go for a jaunt from Rockport to Port Aransas to see Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge, don't miss a visit to Windway Gallery, and do a tasting at Winery on the Bay.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rockport vacation planning tool.

Getting from South Padre Island to Rockport by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Rockport

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Gardens and Becker Vineyards (Winery). Visiting Old Tunnel State Park and Longhorn Cavern State Park will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fredericksburg: Vanderpool (Lost Maples State Natural Area & Lost Maples Winery). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus, learn about winemaking at Calais Winery, and don't miss a visit to Charles Beckendorf Gallery.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Fredericksburg tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rockport to Fredericksburg in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October, Fredericksburg is a bit cooler than Rockport - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to College Station.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

3
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College Station

College Station ©
College Station is a city in Brazos County, Texas, situated in East-Central Texas in the heart of the Brazos Valley, in the center of the region known as Texas Triangle. Explore hidden gems such as Kyle Field and Bonfire Memorial. Get some cultural insight at Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site and Blue Bell Creameries. Change things up with these side-trips from College Station: Saddlehorn Winery (in Burton) and Texas Star Winery (in Chappell Hill). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Messina Hof Winery and get advice or help at George Bush Presidential Library and Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the College Station road trip app.

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to College Station takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in College Station when traveling from Fredericksburg in October, with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Galveston.

Things to do in College Station

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Blue Bell Creameries
4.6
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Winery / Vineyard
Messina Hof Winery
4.3

5
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Moody Mansion and East End Historic District. Get some cultural insight at Galveston Railroad Museum and 1892 Bishop's Palace. There's lots more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, explore the different monuments and memorials at Old City Cemetery, immerse yourself in nature at Galveston Island State Park, and kick back and relax at Stewart Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Galveston online driving holiday planner.

Drive from College Station to Galveston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from College Station in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 25°C in Galveston. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Galveston

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Moody Mansion
4.5
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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
4.6

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