4 days in Texas Itinerary

4 days in Texas Itinerary

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4 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
+3
Fly + bus + foot + bus:  7​h 45​min
1
Fredericksburg
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 1 night
+2
shuttle + foot + Fly:  7​h
End: Los Angeles

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden, steep yourself in history at Pioneer Museum Complex, then take in nature's colorful creations at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus, and finally contemplate the long history of Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Fredericksburg online road trip planner .

Los Angeles to Fredericksburg is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Fredericksburg: temperatures range from 93°F by day to 70°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Galveston.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden
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Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site ©
Pioneer Museum Complex ©
Pioneer Museum Complex

1
night
Galveston, Galveston Island

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 10th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Moody Mansion, then steep yourself in history at Bishop's Palace, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Murdochs, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then see the interesting displays at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Galveston Naval Museum.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Galveston road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to Galveston takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Fredericksburg in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Galveston, with lows of 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Galveston

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Murdochs ©
Murdochs
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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