34 days in Texas Itinerary

34 days in Texas Itinerary

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34 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  13​h 45​min
1
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Houston
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Corpus Christi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
San Antonio
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Fredericksburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Austin
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Waco
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Dallas
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
9
Amarillo
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: London

2
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.
On the 29th (Mon), look for gifts at Murdochs. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at Moody Gardens, appreciate the history behind Old City Cemetery, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Seawall, and finally take a stroll through The Strand.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Galveston trip itinerary builder app .

London, UK to Galveston is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Galveston is minus 6 hours. While traveling from London, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Galveston, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Houston.

Things to do in Galveston

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
The Seawall ©
The Seawall
The Strand ©
The Strand
Bishop's Palace ©
Bishop's Palace

5
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.
You'll explore and learn at Space Center Houston and Houston Museum District. Venture out of the city with trips to Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site (in Anderson) and George Bush Presidential Library and Museum (in College Station). There's lots more to do: get curious at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, play a few rounds at Hermann Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Smither Park, and take in the dramatic scenery at Water Wall.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Houston trip builder website .

You can drive from Galveston to Houston in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Houston, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site, George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

3
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.
Step out of Corpus Christi with an excursion to Port Aransas Beach in Port Aransas--about 46 minutes away. Spend the 7th (Wed) exploring nature at Padre Island National Seashore. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of USS LEXINGTON, meet the residents at Texas Sealife Center, don't miss a visit to Loteria Corpus Christi Mural, and look for gifts at La Palmera, Corpus Christi.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Corpus Christi trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Houston to Corpus Christi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Corpus Christi can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Port Aransas Beach
Highlights from your plan
Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay ©
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay
Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach

6
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.
Head to The San Antonio River Walk and Tower of the Americasfor some retail therapy. The Alamo and Mission Concepcion will appeal to history buffs. Pack the 10th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Antonio. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Mission San Jose, explore the activities along San Antonio River, take in the history at Mission Espada, and get in on the family fun at Six Flags Fiesta Texas.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our San Antonio trip planner .

You can drive from Corpus Christi to San Antonio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

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.
When in Fredericksburg, make a side trip to see Frio Canyon Motorcycle Stop in Leakey, approximately 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Pacific War, do a tasting at Pontotoc Vineyard, delve into the mystery of Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, and don't miss a visit to Main Street.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Fredericksburg online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Fredericksburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from San Antonio in August; daily highs in Fredericksburg reach 39°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Parks Tours Shopping

Side Trips

Garrison Brothers Distillery, Frio Canyon Motorcycle Stop
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church
Frio Canyon Motorcycle Stop ©
Frio Canyon Motorcycle Stop

5
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Head to Central Market and South Congress Avenuefor some retail therapy. Texas State Capitol and Mount Bonnell will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, examine the collection at LBJ Presidential Library, trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, and admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Austin journey planner.

You can drive from Fredericksburg to Austin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August in Austin, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Waco.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum
LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library

2
nights
Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
On the 23rd (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cameron Park Zoo, then browse the collection at Armstrong Browning Library, then look for gifts at Magnolia Market at the Silos, and finally take in the views from Waco Suspension Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, stop by JDH Iron Designs, then see the interesting displays at Waco Mammoth National Monument, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cameron Park.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Waco online travel route planner .

Drive from Austin to Waco in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dallas.

Things to do in Waco

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

JDH Iron Designs Valley Mills Location
Highlights from your plan
Cameron Park Zoo ©
Cameron Park Zoo
Magnolia Market Silos ©
Magnolia Market Silos
Waco Mammoth National Monument ©
Waco Mammoth National Monument

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.
Let the collections at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza and Perot Museum of Nature and Science capture your imagination. Visit Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District and Top O'Hill Terrace for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Kimbell Art Museum (in Fort Worth) and The Plaid Peacock (in Roanoke). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, appreciate the history behind John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza, examine the collection at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Dallas World Aquarium.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Dallas trip planner .

You can drive from Waco to Dallas in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and tram. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in August, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arlington, Fort Worth, Mustangs of Las Colinas, The Plaid Peacock
Highlights from your plan
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace

2
nights
Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): make a trip to The Charles Goodnight Historical Center, explore the stunning scenery at Palo Duro Canyon State Park, and then make a trip to Cadillac Ranch. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, then see the interesting displays at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum, and then admire all the interesting features of Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Amarillo travel route app .

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Amarillo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and flight; or drive. In August, Amarillo is slightly colder than Dallas - with highs of 37°C and lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Canyon, The Charles Goodnight Historical Center
Highlights from your plan
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum ©
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
Palo Duro Canyon State Park ©
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum ©
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum

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