6 days in Texas Itinerary

6 days in Texas Itinerary

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6 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  8​h 15​min
1
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
San Antonio
— 1 night
Fly + foot:  7​h 30​min
End: New York City

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at Old City Cemetery.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Galveston online trip builder .

New York City to Galveston is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Galveston is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in March, expect Galveston to be much warmer, temps between 71°F and 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Galveston

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Moody Mansion ©
Moody Mansion
East End Historic District ©
East End Historic District
Bishop's Palace ©
Bishop's Palace

2
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.
You'll explore and learn at Pioneer Museum Complex and National Museum of the Pacific War. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Willow City Loop and Becker Vineyards (Winery). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site, admire all the interesting features of The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden, admire the majestic nature at Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site, and sample the fine beverages at Garrison Brothers Distillery.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Fredericksburg vacation maker website .

Traveling by car from Galveston to Fredericksburg takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Galveston in March, plan for little chillier nights in Fredericksburg, with lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stonewall, Garrison Brothers Distillery, The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden
Highlights from your plan
Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site ©
Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site
Pioneer Museum Complex ©
Pioneer Museum Complex
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at The Guenther House Museum, then trek along The San Antonio River Walk, and then browse the exhibits of The Alamo.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Antonio trip planning app .

You can drive from Fredericksburg to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Fredericksburg in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Antonio, with lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The Guenther House Museum ©
The Guenther House Museum
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

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