32 days in Texas Itinerary

32 days in Texas Itinerary

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Houston
— 3 nights
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Galveston, Galveston Island
— 4 nights
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South Padre Island
— 2 nights
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Corpus Christi
— 2 nights
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San Antonio
— 6 nights
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Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
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Austin
— 5 nights
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Waco
— 2 nights
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Dallas
— 5 nights

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Houston

Houston ©

Bayou City

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.
Kids will enjoy Space Center Houston and The Houston Museum of Natural Science. Step out of Houston to go to Spring and see That Escape Place, which is approximately 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Houston Zoo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Teo-Chew Temple, deepen your understanding at Rice University Campus, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Houston online trip maker.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Houston. In October, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Galveston.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums

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Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
The Houston Museum of Natural Science

4
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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.
Attractions like The Seawall and Moody Gardens make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Kemah Boardwalk in Kemah (about 38 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through The Strand, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Mary's Cathedral Basilica, examine the collection at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, and take an in-depth tour of 1877 Tall Ship Elissa And Texas Seaport Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Galveston holiday planner.

Drive from Houston to Galveston in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Galveston can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Galveston

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
The Seawall ©
The Seawall
Galveston Water Adventures ©
Galveston Water Adventures
Kemah Boardwalk ©
Kemah Boardwalk

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): cross one thing off your bucket list with Skydive South Padre Island, then observe the fascinating underwater world at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center, then look for gifts at Seas the Day, and finally see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Sea Turtle, Inc., then look for all kinds of wild species at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center, then trot along with a tour on horseback, and finally don't miss a visit to Largest Outdoor Sandcastle in the USA.

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Fly from Galveston to South Padre Island in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In October in South Padre Island, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 76°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Tours · Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Skydive South Padre Island ©
Skydive South Padre Island
Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi ©

Texas Riviera

A gulf coast town with a semi-tropical climate, Corpus Christi serves as a getaway destination with a life of its own.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): learn about all things military at USS Lexington Museum on the Bay, get a bird's-eye view with Skydive South Texas on Mustang Island, and then kick back and relax at Port Aransas Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Texas State Aquarium.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Corpus Christi travel route planning tool.

Traveling by car from South Padre Island to Corpus Christi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from South Padre Island in October since evenings lows in Corpus Christi dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to San Antonio.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Texas State Aquarium ©
Texas State Aquarium
Skydive South Texas on Mustang Island ©
Skydive South Texas on Mustang Island
Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach

6
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Alamo and The San Antonio River Walk. Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, contemplate the long history of King William Historic District, take an in-depth tour of Institute of Texan Cultures, and admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepcion.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read San Antonio online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Corpus Christi to San Antonio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. October in San Antonio sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld
Six Flags Fiesta Texas ©
Six Flags Fiesta Texas

2
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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.
On the 7th (Sat), experience rural life at Sauer-Beckmann Farm, take in nature's colorful creations at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus, then brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Pacific War, and finally view the masterpieces at Agave Gallery Fine Art. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church, then don't miss a visit to Charles Beckendorf Gallery, and finally make a trip to Main Street.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Fredericksburg day trip planning app.

You can drive from San Antonio to Fredericksburg in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from San Antonio in November, expect Fredericksburg to be a bit cooler, temps between 67°F and 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Main Street ©
Main Street
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church

5
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Austin

Austin ©

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Texas State Capitol and Bullock Texas State History Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Lake Travis Zipline Adventures in Volente (about 36 minutes away). There's much more to do: take in the views from Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, deepen your understanding at University of Texas at Austin, and contemplate the long history of The Driskill.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Austin online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to Austin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Fredericksburg in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 52°F in Austin. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Waco.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool

2
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Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): stop by Magnolia Market Silos, then see the interesting displays at Dr Pepper Museum, then see the interesting displays at Waco Mammoth National Monument, and finally trot along with Brazos Bluffs Ranch. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Cameron Park, get to know the resident critters at Cameron Park Zoo, then examine the collection at Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally snap pictures at Waco Suspension Bridge.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Waco trip planner.

Drive from Austin to Waco in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Waco when traveling from Austin in November, with lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Dallas.

Things to do in Waco

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum
Cameron Park Zoo ©
Cameron Park Zoo
Magnolia Market Silos ©
Magnolia Market Silos

5
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©

Big D

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens and Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District. Explore Dallas' surroundings by going to Fort Worth (St. Patrick Cathedral, Kimbell Art Museum, &more) and Black Watch Sailing Charters (in Grapevine). Pack the 20th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Six Flags Over Texas. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, see Lifestylez Nails Spa, admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Dallas World Aquarium, and stop by Wild Bill's Western Store.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Dallas journey maker app.

Traveling by car from Waco to Dallas takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and tram. In November in Dallas, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks · Theme Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
The Dallas World Aquarium ©
The Dallas World Aquarium
Six Flags Over Texas ©
Six Flags Over Texas

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