6 days in Texas Itinerary

6 days in Texas Itinerary

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6 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly + Drive:  12​h 30​min
1
Fort Davis
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Stonewall
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + foot + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
day
Fort Davis

Fort Davis ©
Fort Davis is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jeff Davis County, Texas, United States. On the 16th (Mon), visit a coastal fixture at Fort Davis National Historic Site, see the sky in a new way at McDonald Observatory, and then admire all the interesting features of Marfa Lights Viewing Center.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Fort Davis driving holiday planner .

New York City to Fort Davis is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Fort Davis. Traveling from New York City in December, you will find days in Fort Davis are a bit warmer (59°F), and nights are a bit cooler (28°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Stonewall.

Things to do in Fort Davis

Museums Childrens Museums Nature

Side Trip

Marfa Lights Viewing Center
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McDonald Observatory ©
McDonald Observatory
Fort Davis National Historic Site ©
Fort Davis National Historic Site
Marfa Lights Viewing Center ©
Marfa Lights Viewing Center

1
day
Stonewall

Stonewall ©
Stonewall is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Gillespie County, Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): learn about winemaking at William Chris Vineyards, examine the collection at Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site, then do a tasting at Becker Vineyards (Winery), and finally look for gifts at Luckenbach Texas General Store.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Stonewall online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Fort Davis to Stonewall takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Fort Davis in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Stonewall, with lows of 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Stonewall

Wineries Shopping Museums

Side Trips

William Chris Vineyards, LBJ Texas White House, Luckenbach Texas General Store
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Becker Vineyards (Winery) ©
Becker Vineyards (Winery)
LBJ Texas White House ©
LBJ Texas White House
William Chris Vineyards ©
William Chris Vineyards

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, stroll through The San Antonio River Walk, then steep yourself in history at The Alamo, then admire the masterpieces at McNay Art Museum, and finally take in the history at Mission Concepcion.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Antonio road trip planning tool .

Getting from Stonewall to San Antonio by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Stonewall in December, things will get somewhat warmer in San Antonio: highs are around 66°F and lows about 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Galveston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
McNay Art Museum ©
McNay Art Museum

2
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.
On the 19th (Thu), wander the streets of East End Historic District, examine the collection at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, then examine the collection at Galveston Railroad Museum, and finally learn about all things military at Galveston Naval Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Bishop's Palace and then steep yourself in history at Moody Mansion.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Galveston trip planner.

Drive from San Antonio to Galveston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from San Antonio in December since evenings lows in Galveston dip to 53°F. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Galveston

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Moody Mansion ©
Moody Mansion
Galveston Railroad Museum ©
Galveston Railroad Museum
Galveston Naval Museum ©
Galveston Naval Museum

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