5 days in Texas Itinerary

5 days in Texas Itinerary

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5 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Little Rock
Fly:  4​h
1
Austin
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Corpus Christi
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Little Rock

few
hours
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 1st (Wed): admire the striking features of St. Mary's Cathedral and then ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Austin online vacation planner .

Little Rock to Austin is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Little Rock in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Austin: highs are around 63°F and lows about 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Austin

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): sample the fine beverages at Garrison Brothers Distillery, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of the Pacific War, then learn about winemaking at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, and finally do a tasting at Lost Draw Cellars.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Fredericksburg trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Austin to Fredericksburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Austin in January, expect Fredericksburg to be slightly colder, temps between 58°F and 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums Wineries Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Garrison Brothers Distillery
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
Garrison Brothers Distillery ©
Garrison Brothers Distillery

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.
On the 3rd (Fri), contemplate the long history of The Alamo, then get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, then take in the history at Mission San Jose, and finally take in the history at Mission San Juan.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Antonio trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Fredericksburg in January: high temperatures in San Antonio hover around 64°F and lows are around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
Mission San Juan ©
Mission San Juan

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Malaquite Beach and Pavilion and then explore the striking landscape of Padre Island National Seashore. On the next day, go for a stroll along the water at Port Aransas Nature Preserve at Charlie's Pasture, then identify plant and animal life at Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Port Aransas Beach.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Corpus Christi day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Corpus Christi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In January, daytime highs in Corpus Christi are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Port Aransas
Highlights from your plan
Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach
Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore
Malaquite Beach and Pavilion ©
Malaquite Beach and Pavilion

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