4 days in Texas Itinerary

4 days in Texas Itinerary

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4 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Lafayette
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  4​h
1
Austin
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
San Antonio
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Lafayette

1
night
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take in the views from Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats and then get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): wander the streets of 6th Street, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, then take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, and finally wander the streets of South Congress Avenue.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Austin attractions planner .

Lafayette to Austin is an approximately 4-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. In June in Austin, expect temperatures between 93°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats ©
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ©

1
night
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.
On the 10th (Mon), learn about winemaking at Grape Creek Vineyards Fredericksburg, then contemplate the long history of Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site, then brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Pacific War, and finally do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Fredericksburg day trip site .

You can drive from Austin to Fredericksburg in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Austin in June, expect Fredericksburg to be slightly colder, temps between 88°F and 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums Wineries Historic Sites
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National Museum of the Pacific War ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main
Grape Creek Vineyards ©
Grape Creek Vineyards

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): steep yourself in history at The Alamo, get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, then appreciate the extensive heritage of La Villita Historic Arts Village, then contemplate the long history of Mission San Jose, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the San Antonio trip planner .

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Antonio when traveling from Fredericksburg in June, with lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Outdoors
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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

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