54 days in Texas & New York City Itinerary

54 days in Texas & New York City Itinerary

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Houston
— 7 nights
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Jacksonville
— 2 nights
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Austin
— 7 nights
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San Antonio
— 8 nights
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Fredericksburg
— 5 nights
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Big Bend National Park
— 5 nights
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New York City
— 9 nights
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Grapevine
— 7 nights

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Houston

Houston ©

Bayou City

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to iFLY (in Oak Ridge North), Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site (in Washington) and Brazos Bend State Park (in Needville). Next up on the itinerary: have some family-friendly fun at Escape Hunt, brush up on your military savvy at Commemorative Air Force - Houston Wing, explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Houston Zoo.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Houston road trip app.

Sydney, Australia to Houston is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Houston, you'll gain 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in April: highs in Houston hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Houston

Parks · Fun & Games · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site ©
Escape Hunt ©
Escape Hunt
Brazos Bend State Park ©
Brazos Bend State Park

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Jacksonville

Jacksonville ©
Jacksonville is a city located in Cherokee County, Texas, United States. On the 16th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Davey Dogwood Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Grapeland Safari, and then identify plant and animal life at Cherokee Trace Drive-Thru Safari. On the next day, stroll around Love's Lookout, walk around Mission Tejas State Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Ratcliff Lake Recreation Area.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Jacksonville road trip planning site.

You can drive from Houston to Jacksonville in 3 hours. Traveling from Houston in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Jacksonville, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Austin.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cherokee Trace Drive-Thru Safari ©
Cherokee Trace Drive-Thru Safari
Grapeland Safari ©
Grapeland Safari
Ratcliff Lake Recreation Area ©
Ratcliff Lake Recreation Area

7
nights
Austin

Austin ©

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Step out of Austin to go to Round Rock and see Play for all park, which is approximately 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, grab your bike and head to Barton Creek Greenbelt, get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, and get your game on at The Escape Game Austin.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Austin route planner.

You can drive from Jacksonville to Austin in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In April in Austin, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ©
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool

8
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San Antonio

San Antonio ©

The Alamo City

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, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through The San Antonio River Walk, take in nature's colorful creations at San Antonio Botanical Garden, take in the history at Mission San Jose, and admire the masterpieces at McNay Art Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Antonio trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Austin to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in San Antonio are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
Six Flags Fiesta Texas ©
Six Flags Fiesta Texas

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Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©

Fritztown

The city of Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, and has managed to retain its distinctly German charm.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fredericksburg: Fort McKavett State Historic Site (in Fort Mc Kavett), Kerrville River Trail (in Kerrville) and The Y.O. Ranch (in Mountain Home). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of the Pacific War, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Garrison Brothers Distillery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church, and immerse yourself in nature at Inks Lake State Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Fredericksburg tour planner.

You can drive from San Antonio to Fredericksburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from San Antonio in May, things will get little chillier in Fredericksburg: highs are around 32°C and lows about 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Big Bend National Park.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
The Y.O. Ranch ©
The Y.O. Ranch
Fort McKavett State Historic Site ©
Fort McKavett State Historic Site

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Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park ©
Situated where the Rio Grande River takes a big southerly dip in West Texas, Big Bend National Park covers a massive expanse of desert, woodlands, and grasslands full of rivers, limestone canyons, and high mountains. Nearly 2,000 species of plant and animal life call this place home.
Big Bend National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Chisos Mountains, explore the stunning scenery at Boquillas Canyon, trek along Ernst Tinaja Trail, and stroll through S Rim Trail.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Big Bend National Park trip builder website.

You can drive from Fredericksburg to Big Bend National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Fredericksburg in May: high temperatures in Big Bend National Park hover around 39°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Big Bend National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Chisos Mountains ©
Chisos Mountains
Lost Mine Trail ©
Lost Mine Trail
Santa Elena Canyon ©
Santa Elena Canyon

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Negri-Napote Native Grassland Preserve (in Somerset), Bury The Hatchet Old Bridge - Axe Throwing (in Old Bridge) and Bury The Hatchet Princeton - Axe Throwing (in Lawrenceville). There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City driving holiday planner.

Getting from Big Bend National Park to New York City by combination of car and flight takes about 13.5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Big Bend National Park to New York City is 1 hour. While traveling from Big Bend National Park, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Grapevine.

Things to do in New York City

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

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Grapevine

Grapevine ©

Cantaloupe Capital of the World

Named for the fruit that grows here, Grapevine cultivates its local flavor in grapes and wines.
Get out of town with these interesting Grapevine side-trips: Dallas Axe Throwing (in Richardson), Allen (Celebration Park & Joe Famer Recreation Center) and Extreme Sandbox - North Texas (in Pottsboro). There's much more to do: test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Dallas, walk around Frisco Commons Park, get your game on at iFLY Dallas, and see the interesting displays at National Videogame Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Grapevine vacation planner.

You can fly from New York City to Grapevine in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from New York City to Grapevine, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in May; daily highs in Grapevine reach 33°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Grapevine

Parks · Fun & Games · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
Extreme Sandbox - North Texas ©
Extreme Sandbox - North Texas

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