60 days in Texas Itinerary

60 days in Texas Itinerary

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60 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Fort McMurray
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Amarillo
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Tyler
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
McKinney
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Fort Worth
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Waco
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Fredericksburg
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
San Antonio
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Austin
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  4​h 45​min
9
South Padre Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
10
Corpus Christi
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  3​h 30​min
11
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h
12
Houston
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Fort McMurray

4
nights
Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Get out of town with these interesting Amarillo side-trips: Canyon (Lighthouse Trail & Palo Duro Canyon State Park), The Charles Goodnight Historical Center (in Goodnight) and Square House Museum (in Panhandle). There's still lots to do: wander the wide-open spaces of Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West, make a trip to Cadillac Ranch, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Station and U-Drop Inn Cafe, and take an in-depth tour of Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Amarillo itinerary maker .

Fort McMurray, Canada to Amarillo is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Fort McMurray to Amarillo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fort McMurray in August, expect Amarillo to be a bit warmer, temps between 37°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tyler.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Canyon, Armstrong County Museum, The Charles Goodnight Historical Center, The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Adobe Walls
Highlights from your plan
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West ©
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West
Cadillac Ranch ©
Cadillac Ranch
The Charles Goodnight Historical Center ©

5
nights
Tyler

Tyler ©
Tyler is a city located in central Smith County, Texas, United States. Explore Tyler's surroundings by going to Judy B. McDonald Public Library (in Nacogdoches), Hopkins County Courthouse (in Sulphur Springs) and Jacksonville (Cherokee Trace Drive-Thru Safari & Love's Lookout). Spend the 6th (Fri) exploring nature at Angelina National Forest. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at The Grove, look for gifts at Clara Ida Frances, Inc, admire the natural beauty at Tyler Rose Garden, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Tyler trip maker tool .

You can fly from Amarillo to Tyler in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Amarillo in September, with highs in Tyler at 38°C and lows at 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to McKinney.

Things to do in Tyler

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Jacksonville, Veterans Plaza and Vietnam Wall Replica, Edison Phonograph Museum, Judy B. McDonald Public Library, The Grove
Highlights from your plan
The Grove ©
The Grove
Cherokee Trace Drive-Thru Safari ©
Caldwell Zoo ©
Caldwell Zoo

5
nights
McKinney

McKinney ©
McKinney is a city in and the county seat of Collin County, Texas, and the second in population to Plano. You'll find plenty of places to visit near McKinney: Gainesville (Circle N Dairy & Amelia's Attic Antique Store), Blue Ostrich Winery (in Saint Jo) and Dallas Karting Complex (in Caddo). The adventure continues: have some family-friendly fun at Extreme Sandbox - North Texas, learn about winemaking at Caudalie Crest Winery, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and don't miss a visit to Historic Downtown McKinney.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our McKinney travel route planning app .

Drive from Tyler to McKinney in 2 hours. In September in McKinney, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Fort Worth.

Things to do in McKinney

Fun & Games Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

Frisco, Celina, Gainesville, Extreme Sandbox - North Texas, Perrin Air Force Base Historical Museum
Highlights from your plan
Extreme Sandbox - North Texas ©
Extreme Sandbox - North Texas
Historic Downtown McKinney ©
Historic Downtown McKinney
Frisco RoughRiders ©
Frisco RoughRiders

5
nights
Fort Worth

Fort Worth ©
Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
Explore Fort Worth's surroundings by going to The Escape Game Dallas (in Grapevine), Dallas (Dallas World Aquarium, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, & more) and Southlake Town Square (in Southlake). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, don't miss a visit to Top O'Hill Terrace, admire the masterpieces at Kimbell Art Museum, and examine the collection at Tandy Leather Museum & Gallery.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Fort Worth holiday planning app .

Getting from McKinney to Fort Worth by car takes about an hour. In September in Fort Worth, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Waco.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dallas, The Escape Game Dallas, Southlake Town Square, Top O'Hill Terrace
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas

5
nights
Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
Get out of town with these interesting Waco side-trips: Lions Junction Family Water Park (in Temple), Salado (Salado Winery & Salado Wine Seller, Barrow Brewing Company, & more) and Great Escape of Central Texas (in Robinson). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Magnolia Market at the Silos, examine the collection at Waco Mammoth National Monument, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cameron Park Zoo, and get curious at Mayborn Museum Complex.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Waco online tour planner .

Getting from Fort Worth to Waco by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Waco

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Salado, Lone Star Trapeze Academy, Lions Junction Family Water Park
Highlights from your plan
Waco Mammoth National Monument ©
Waco Mammoth National Monument
Magnolia Market Silos ©
Magnolia Market Silos
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum ©

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Fredericksburg: Calais Winery (in Hye), Kerrville River Trail (in Kerrville) and Longhorn Cavern State Park (in Burnet). Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at National Museum of the Pacific War, admire the natural beauty at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus, contemplate the long history of Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site, and learn about winemaking at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Fredericksburg trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Waco to Fredericksburg takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Waco in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Fredericksburg: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Hye, Kerrville, Longhorn Cavern State Park, Polly's Chapel
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus ©
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus
Wine Tours & Tastings

6
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.
Step out of San Antonio with an excursion to Schlitterbahn Waterpark New Braunfels in New Braunfels--about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Alamo, get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, admire the masterpieces at McNay Art Museum, and find something for the whole family at Six Flags Fiesta Texas.

Before you visit San Antonio, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Fredericksburg to San Antonio by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Fredericksburg in September, expect San Antonio to be somewhat warmer, temps between 40°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Schlitterbahn Waterpark New Braunfels
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
SeaWorld San Antonio ©
SeaWorld San Antonio

5
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Step out of Austin to go to San Marcos and see Dick's Classic Garage, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin, and take in nature's colorful creations at Zilker Metropolitan Park.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Austin holiday planning site .

You can drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Austin are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Dick's Classic Garage
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from South Padre Island: McAllen's New Park & Spray Ground (in McAllen) and Iwo Jima Memorial & Museum (in Harlingen). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Sea Turtle, Inc., make a trip to Largest Outdoor Sandcastle in the USA, look for gifts at Seas the Day, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the South Padre Island vacation builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Austin to South Padre Island in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Austin in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in South Padre Island, with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Iwo Jima Memorial & Museum, McAllen's New Park & Spray Ground, South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.
Iwo Jima Memorial & Museum ©
Iwo Jima Memorial & Museum

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Corpus Christi side-trips: Port Aransas (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Port Aransas Beach) and Rockport (Rockport Beach & Fishing Charters & Tours). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at USS Lexington Museum on the Bay, observe the fascinating underwater world at Texas State Aquarium, take in the waterfront activity at Corpus Christi Municipal Marina, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Padre Island National Seashore.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Corpus Christi tour itinerary site .

Traveling by car from South Padre Island to Corpus Christi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from South Padre Island in October, Corpus Christi is slightly colder at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Galveston.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Rockport, Port Aransas
Highlights from your plan
Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay ©
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay
Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach

5
nights
Galveston, Galveston Island

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Galveston: Kemah Boardwalk (in Kemah) and Railean Rum Distillery (in San Leon). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall, contemplate the long history of Bishop's Palace, take in nature's colorful creations at Moody Gardens, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Galveston trip planning tool .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Corpus Christi to Galveston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Corpus Christi in October, you will find days in Galveston are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Houston.

Things to do in Galveston

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kemah Boardwalk, Railean Rum Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Seawall ©
The Seawall
Moody Gardens ©
Moody Gardens

5
nights
Houston

Houston ©
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 Battleship Texas State Historic Site (in La Porte) and Sri Meenakshi Devasthanam (in Pearland). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, get curious at Cockrell Butterfly Center, explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Houston, and test your problem-solving skills at Escape Hunt.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Houston trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Galveston to Houston by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Houston can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trips

Battleship Texas State Historic Site, Sri Meenakshi Devasthanam
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo

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