4 days in Dallas, Abilene & Fort Worth Itinerary

4 days in Dallas, Abilene & Fort Worth Itinerary

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Dallas
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Abilene
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Fort Worth
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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.
You've now added Southern Methodist University to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): deepen your understanding at Southern Methodist University, see the interesting displays at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Reunion Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, then admire the natural beauty at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, and then get a new perspective on things with The Spirit of Dallas.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Dallas day trip planning app.

Los Angeles to Dallas is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Dallas. In October in Dallas, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 62°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Sun) before leaving for Abilene.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Reunion Tower ©
Reunion Tower

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Abilene

Abilene ©
Abilene is a city in Taylor and Jones counties in West Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): stroll the grounds of The Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene and then appreciate the history behind Jacob's Dream Sculpture.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Abilene trip planner.

Drive from Dallas to Abilene in 3 hours. Traveling from Dallas in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Abilene, with lows of 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Fort Worth.

Things to do in Abilene

Historic Sites
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The Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene ©
Jacob's Dream Sculpture ©
Jacob's Dream Sculpture

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Fort Worth

Fort Worth ©

Where the West Begins

Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Texas Christian University. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): examine the collection at Tandy Leather Museum & Gallery, then deepen your understanding at Texas Christian University, then get to know the resident critters at Fort Worth Zoo, and finally admire the local landmark of Fort Worth Water Gardens.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Fort Worth driving holiday planner.

Getting from Abilene to Fort Worth by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Fort Worth are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
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Fort Worth Zoo ©
Fort Worth Zoo
Fort Worth Water Gardens ©
Fort Worth Water Gardens
Texas Christian University ©
Texas Christian University

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