39 days in Texas Itinerary

39 days in Texas Itinerary

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Amarillo
— 4 nights
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Austin
— 5 nights
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Fredericksburg
— 4 nights
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San Antonio
— 5 nights
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Houston
— 4 nights
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Galveston, Galveston Island
— 3 nights
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Montgomery
— 4 nights
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Tyler
— 4 nights
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Dallas
— 5 nights

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Amarillo

Amarillo ©

Yellow Rose of Texas

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Get out of town with these interesting Amarillo side-trips: Canyon (Palo Duro Canyon State Park & Old West Stables), Goodnight (The Charles and Mary Ann Goodnight Ranch State Historical Site & Buffalo Gold/Herd Wear Retail Store) and Armstrong County Museum (in Claude). There's lots more to do: get a taste of life in the country at Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West, take an in-depth tour of Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ, and examine the collection at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Amarillo online day trip planner.

New York City to Amarillo is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 47°F in Amarillo. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West ©
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West
Cadallic Ranch ©
Cadallic Ranch
Tower Station and U-Drop Inn Cafe ©
Tower Station and U-Drop Inn Cafe

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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.
Austin is known for museums, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill, gain insight at University of Texas at Austin, and snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Austin trip maker app.

You can fly from Amarillo to Austin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Amarillo in October; daily highs in Austin reach 85°F and lows reach 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Austin

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats ©
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats

4
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Fredericksburg side-trips: The Y.O. Ranch (in Mountain Home), Louise Hays Park (in Kerrville) and Sister Creek Ranch (in Boerne). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of the Pacific War, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, admire the natural beauty at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus, and sample the fine beverages at Garrison Brothers Distillery.

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

Traveling by car from Austin to Fredericksburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Austin in October, with highs in Fredericksburg at 80°F and lows at 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Parks · Wineries · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Wine Tours & Tastings
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main

5
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.
San Antonio is known for shopping, historic sites, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at The Alamo, steep yourself in history at Mission San Jose, take in nature's colorful creations at San Antonio Botanical Garden, and Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Antonio trip maker app.

You can drive from Fredericksburg to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Fredericksburg in October, with highs in San Antonio at 87°F and lows at 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Houston.

Things to do in San Antonio

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

4
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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.
Step out of Houston to go to Humble and see Jesse H. Jones Park and Nature Reserve, which is approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Houston Zoo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Teo-Chew Temple, and stroll around Smither Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Houston trip tool.

Getting from San Antonio to Houston by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Houston can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Galveston.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

3
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kemah Boardwalk (in Kemah), Nana's Attic (in League City) and Railean Rum Distillery (in San Leon). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall, engage your brain at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, steep yourself in history at Moody Mansion, and take in nature's colorful creations at Moody Gardens.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Galveston online visit planner.

Getting from Houston to Galveston by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Montgomery.

Things to do in Galveston

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Seawall ©
The Seawall
The Strand ©
The Strand
Moody Gardens ©
Moody Gardens

4
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is a city located in Montgomery County, Texas, a part of the metropolitan area. Explore Montgomery's surroundings by going to College Station (Reveille Gravesite, George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, &more), Aunique Ranch Gypsy Cob Vanner Horses (in Huntsville) and Lone Star Trapeze Academy (in Bryan). There's lots more to do: relax in the rural setting at Moorhead's Blueberry Farm, look for all kinds of wild species at Kleb Woods Nature Preserve, see the interesting displays at Old Iron Works, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Southern Star Brewing.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Montgomery trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Galveston to Montgomery. Traveling from Galveston in November, plan for slightly colder nights in Montgomery, with lows around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Tyler.

Things to do in Montgomery

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Texas Wolfdog Project ©
Texas Wolfdog Project
George Bush Presidential Library and Museum ©
Moorhead's Blueberry Farm ©
Moorhead's Blueberry Farm

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Tyler

Tyler ©
Tyler is a city located in central Smith County, Texas, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tyler: Angelina National Forest (in Lufkin), SFA Mast Arboretum (in Nacogdoches) and Jacksonville (Cherokee Trace Drive-Thru Safari & Love's Lookout). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of The Grove, experience rural life at Blueberry Hill Farms, see the interesting displays at Jefferson Historical Museum, and trek along Paul Boorman Trail.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Tyler trip website.

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Tyler takes 3 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Dallas.

Things to do in Tyler

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Grove ©
The Grove
Echo Springs Blueberry Farm ©
Echo Springs Blueberry Farm
Blueberry Hill Farms ©
Blueberry Hill Farms

5
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Dallas side-trips: Fort Worth (Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, Tandy Leather Museum & Gallery, &more), Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge (in Sherman) and Extreme Sandbox - North Texas (in Pottsboro). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, see the interesting displays at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, steep yourself in history at Top O'Hill Terrace, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cistercian Abbey.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Dallas driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Tyler to Dallas in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and tram. In November, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

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