49 days in Milpitas & Texas Itinerary

49 days in Milpitas & Texas Itinerary

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49 days in Milpitas & Texas Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Drive:  1​h
1
Milpitas
— 9 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
2
Fort Davis
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
3
Fredericksburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
San Antonio
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Corpus Christi
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
South Padre Island
— 5 nights
+4
Shuttle + Foot + Fly + Foot + Shuttle:  5​h 30​min
7
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
College Station
— 3 nights
Bus:  2​h
9
Waco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
10
Canyon
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

9
nights
Milpitas

Milpitas ©
Milpitas is a city in Santa Clara County, California. Museum-lovers will get to explore Filoli and Cantor Arts Center. You'll discover tucked-away gems like River Rafting & Tubing and Scenic Road Walkway. Change things up with these side-trips from Milpitas: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Moss Landing), Pacific Grove (Asilomar State Beach & Lovers Point) and Capitola Beach (in Capitola). Spend the 4th (Sat) exploring nature at Pinnacles National Park. There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Big Basin Redwoods State Park, stroll through Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, explore the world behind art at National Steinbeck Center, and admire the architecture and history at Mission San Juan Bautista.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Milpitas trip itinerary builder website .

San Francisco to Milpitas is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect nights in Milpitas to be about the same, around 57°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Fort Davis.

Things to do in Milpitas

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

San Jose, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Shark Fin Cove, West Cliff Drive
Highlights from your plan
Big Dog Vineyards ©
Big Dog Vineyards
Half Moon Bay State Beach ©
Half Moon Bay State Beach
Capitola Beach ©
Capitola Beach

1
night
Fort Davis

Fort Davis ©
Fort Davis is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jeff Davis County, Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Fort Davis National Historic Site, look and learn at McDonald Observatory, and then immerse yourself in nature at Davis Mountains State Park. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Balmorhea State Park, admire the landmark architecture of Presidio County Courthouse, and then explore and take pictures at Marfa Lights Viewing Center.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Fort Davis trip tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Milpitas to Fort Davis. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Milpitas to Fort Davis due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Milpitas in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Fort Davis, with highs around 87°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Fort Davis

Parks Nature Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Marfa, Balmorhea State Park
Highlights from your plan
Davis Mountains State Park ©
Davis Mountains State Park
Balmorhea State Park ©
Balmorhea State Park
McDonald Observatory ©
McDonald Observatory

4
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 hidden gems such as Pioneer Museum Complex and The Museum of Western Art. Museum-lovers will appreciate Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site and National Museum of the Pacific War. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fredericksburg: Pedernales Falls State Park (in Johnson City), Hamilton Pool Preserve (in Dripping Springs) and Longhorn Cavern State Park (in Burnet). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, explore and take pictures at Wildseed Farms, do a tasting at Fiesta Vineyard & Winery, and stop by Luckenbach Texas General Store.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Fredericksburg holiday planning website .

You can drive from Fort Davis to Fredericksburg in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Fort Davis in July, with highs in Fredericksburg at 93°F and lows at 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Kerrville, Hamilton Pool Preserve, Pedernales Falls State Park, Longhorn Cavern State Park, Becker Vineyards (Winery)
Highlights from your plan
Pioneer Museum Complex ©
Pioneer Museum Complex
The Museum of Western Art ©
The Museum of Western Art
Longhorn Cavern State Park ©
Longhorn Cavern State Park

7
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.
You'll explore and learn at Briscoe Western Art Museum and The Alamo. Get some cultural insight at Dick's Classic Garage and San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from San Antonio: Austin (SoCo District, Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, & more) and Gruene Historic District (in New Braunfels). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at McNay Art Museum, shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, find something for the whole family at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, and don't miss a visit to Main Plaza.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a San Antonio trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in San Antonio sees daily highs of 98°F and lows of 75°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in San Antonio

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Austin, Gruene Historic District, Dick's Classic Garage
Highlights from your plan
Briscoe Western Art Museum ©
Briscoe Western Art Museum
Dick's Classic Garage ©
Dick's Classic Garage
San Antonio Museum of Art ©
San Antonio Museum of Art

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.
Selena Museum and USS LEXINGTON will appeal to museum buffs. Relax by the water at Malaquite Beach and Pavilion and Port Aransas Beach. Explore Corpus Christi's surroundings by going to Rockport (Rockport Beach, Fulton Mansion State Historic Site, & more), Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center (in Port Aransas) and Fannin Memorial Monument (in Goliad). Spend the 23rd (Thu) exploring nature at Padre Island National Seashore. There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Mustang Island State Park, snap pictures at Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge, and identify plant and animal life at Texas Sealife Center.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Corpus Christi trip planner .

Getting from San Antonio to Corpus Christi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 94°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Rockport, Port Aransas, Fannin Memorial Monument
Highlights from your plan
Selena Museum ©
Selena Museum
Rockport Beach ©
Rockport Beach
Malaquite Beach and Pavilion ©
Malaquite Beach and Pavilion

5
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center. Get outdoors at Horseback Riding Tours and Fishing Charters & Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Brownsville (Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park, Gladys Porter Zoo, & more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Isla Blanca Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle, Inc., walk around Andy Bowie Park, and get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read South Padre Island driving holiday website .

You can drive from Corpus Christi to South Padre Island in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Corpus Christi in July, expect nights in South Padre Island to be about the same, around 78°F, while days are slightly colder, around 88°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Galveston.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Brownsville, Port Isabel
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Isla Blanca Park ©
Isla Blanca Park

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Boardwalk Beast. Get a sense of the local culture at The Bryan Museum and Moody Mansion. Take a break from Galveston with a short trip to Kemah Boardwalk in Kemah, about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Lone Star Flight Museum, make a trip to Tree Sculptures, get interesting insight from Tours, and explore and take pictures at 1877 Tall Ship ELISSA.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Galveston route planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from South Padre Island to Galveston in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 80°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to College Station.

Things to do in Galveston

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trip

Kemah
Highlights from your plan
Galveston Railroad Museum ©
Galveston Railroad Museum
Moody Mansion ©
Moody Mansion
Galveston Naval Museum ©
Galveston Naval Museum

3
nights
College Station

College Station ©
College Station is a city in Brazos County, Texas, situated in East-Central Texas in the heart of the Brazos Valley, in the center of the region known as Texas Triangle. Explore hidden gems such as Blue Bell Creameries and Huntsville State Park. George Bush Presidential Library and Museum and Museum of the American GI are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around College Station: Cork This! Winery (in Montgomery), Camp Hearne (in Hearne) and Huntsville (Sam Houston Memorial Museum, Texas Prison Museum, & more). The adventure continues: sample the tasty concoctions at Southern Star Brewing.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the College Station trip planner .

Getting from Galveston to College Station by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. When traveling from Galveston in August, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in College Station: temperatures range from 96°F by day to 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Waco.

Things to do in College Station

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Huntsville, Cork This! Winery, Southern Star Brewing, Camp Hearne, Blue Bell Creameries
Highlights from your plan
Blue Bell Creameries ©
Blue Bell Creameries
Texas Prison Museum ©
Texas Prison Museum
Sam Houston Memorial Museum ©
Sam Houston Memorial Museum

4
nights
Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
Take a break from the city and head to Fossil Rim Wildlife Center and Inner Space Cavern. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum and Dr Pepper Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Waco: Dinosaur Valley State Park (in Glen Rose) and Round Rock Express (in Round Rock). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Waco Mammoth National Monument, get to know the resident critters at Cameron Park Zoo, snap pictures at Waco Suspension Bridge, and look for gifts at Magnolia Market at the Silos.

To find out how to plan a trip to Waco, use our trip itinerary maker.

Take a bus from College Station to Waco in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Waco sees daily highs of 96°F and lows of 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Canyon.

Things to do in Waco

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Glen Rose, Inner Space Cavern, Round Rock Express
Highlights from your plan
Armstrong Browning Library and Museum ©
Dinosaur Valley State Park ©
Dinosaur Valley State Park
Inner Space Cavern ©
Inner Space Cavern

3
nights
Canyon

Canyon ©
Canyon is a city in, and the county seat of, Randall County, Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Caprock Canyons State Park and then take in breathtaking views at Palo Duro Canyon State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Midpoint Cafe and Gift Shop, then make a trip to The Charles Goodnight Historical Center, and then get to know the fascinating history of Lighthouse Trail.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Canyon trip planner.

You can fly from Waco to Canyon in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Waco in August, expect Canyon to be little chillier, temps between 89°F and 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Canyon

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Caprock Canyons State Park, Midpoint Cafe and Gift Shop, The Charles Goodnight Historical Center
Highlights from your plan
Caprock Canyons State Park ©
Caprock Canyons State Park
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum ©
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
Palo Duro Canyon State Park ©
Palo Duro Canyon State Park

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