42 days in Texas Itinerary

42 days in Texas Itinerary

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42 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Londrina
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
Houston
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 5 nights
+2
shuttle + foot + Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Corpus Christi
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
South Padre Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
Dallas
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
San Antonio
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Fredericksburg
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Austin
— 7 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Londrina

4
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.
Step out of Houston to go to Hempstead and see Peckerwood Garden, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, engage your brain at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, explore and take pictures at Minute Maid Park, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Houston Zoo.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Houston trip planner .

Londrina, Brazil to Houston is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Londrina to Houston. In January, Houston is cooler than Londrina - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Galveston.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Peckerwood Garden, Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo

5
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.
Go for a jaunt from Galveston to Kemah to see Kemah Boardwalk about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall, contemplate the long history of Bishop's Palace, partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Galveston Race, and admire the natural beauty at Moody Gardens.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Galveston trip planner .

Traveling by car from Houston to Galveston takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Galveston, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in Galveston

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Kemah Boardwalk, Texas City Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Seawall ©
The Seawall
Moody Gardens ©
Moody Gardens
The Strand ©
The Strand

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Fannin Memorial Monument (in Goliad), Port Aransas (Port Aransas Beach, Gratitude, & more) and Windway Gallery (in Rockport). Spend the 29th (Tue) exploring nature at Padre Island National Seashore. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of USS LEXINGTON, trek along Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail, take in the views from Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge, and meet the residents at Texas State Aquarium.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Corpus Christi trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Galveston to Corpus Christi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Galveston in January: highs in Corpus Christi hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can go by car to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Port Aransas, Windway Gallery, Fannin Memorial Monument
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

2
nights
South Padre Island

South Padre Island ©
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle, Inc., and then look for gifts at Seas the Day. On your second day here, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Gladys Porter Zoo, then admire all the interesting features of Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site, and then meet the residents at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the South Padre Island trip maker tool .

You can drive from Corpus Christi to South Padre Island in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Corpus Christi in February, you will find days in South Padre Island are little chillier (22°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Brownsville, South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.

5
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dallas: Fort Worth (Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District & Kimbell Art Museum). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, admire all the interesting features of AT&T Stadium, pause for some photo ops at Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District, and get to know the fascinating history of Grapevine Historic Main Street District.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Dallas day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from South Padre Island to Dallas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from South Padre Island in February: high temperatures in Dallas hover around 19°C and lows are around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Dallas

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Grapevine, Arlington, Fort Worth
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©

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.
San Antonio is known for shopping, historic sites, theme parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, have fun at San Antonio Western Shooting, and stroll through Eisenhower Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the San Antonio trip planner .

Getting from Dallas to San Antonio by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, San Antonio is a bit warmer than Dallas - with highs of 24°C and lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

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

5
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.
Explore Fredericksburg's surroundings by going to The Y.O. Ranch (in Mountain Home) and Kerrville River Trail (in Kerrville). Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at National Museum of the Pacific War, admire the natural beauty at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus, see the interesting displays at The Sauer-Beckmann Farmstead Tours, and sample the fine beverages at Garrison Brothers Distillery.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Fredericksburg visit planner.

You can drive from San Antonio to Fredericksburg in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from San Antonio in February, expect Fredericksburg to be a bit cooler, temps between 21°C and 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

The Sauer-Beckmann Farmstead Tours, Kerrville River Trail, Garrison Brothers Distillery, The Y.O. Ranch, LBJ Texas White House
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main
Wine Tours & Tastings

7
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Austin is known for museums, nightlife, fun & games, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, appreciate the extensive heritage of Mount Bonnell, and take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum.

Find out how to plan Austin trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Drive from Fredericksburg to Austin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Fredericksburg in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Austin, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Trails
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum

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