60 days in Texas Itinerary

60 days in Texas Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dallas
— 6 nights
2
Amarillo
— 5 nights
3
Lubbock
— 5 nights
4
Houston
— 7 nights
5
South Padre Island
— 5 nights
6
Corpus Christi
— 5 nights
7
San Antonio
— 7 nights
8
Fredericksburg
— 6 nights
9
Waco
— 5 nights
10
Austin
— 7 nights

6
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dallas: Extreme Sandbox - North Texas (in Pottsboro), iFLY Dallas (in Frisco) and Fort Worth (Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, Fort Worth Zoo, &more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, enjoy breathtaking views from Reunion Tower, steep yourself in history at Top O'Hill Terrace, and stroll around Klyde Warren Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Dallas day trip planning website.

Budapest, Hungary to Dallas is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 7 hours. In August, Dallas is somewhat warmer than Budapest - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Extreme Sandbox - North Texas, Top O'Hill Terrace, The Escape Game Dallas, Cistercian Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

5
nights
Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Change things up with these side-trips from Amarillo: Armstrong County Museum (in Claude), Shamrock (Shamrock Water Tower & Tower Station and U-Drop Inn Cafe) and Palo Duro Canyon State Park (in Canyon). Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of life in the country at Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West, make a trip to Cadallic Ranch, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ, and see the interesting displays at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Amarillo trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Dallas to Amarillo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas in August, things will get little chillier in Amarillo: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lubbock.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Shamrock, Canyon, Armstrong County Museum, The Citadelle Mansion, Square House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West ©
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West
Cadallic Ranch ©
Cadallic Ranch
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum ©
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

5
nights
Lubbock

Lubbock ©
Lubbock is a city in and the county seat of Lubbock County, Texas, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lubbock: Museum of the Llano Estacado (in Plainview), Post (Garza County Historical Museum, Ruby Lane Books & Gallery, &more) and Scurry County Museum (in Snyder). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at National Ranching Heritage Center, examine the collection at American Wind Power Center, do a tasting at LLANO ESTACADO WINERY, INC., and pause for some photo ops at Lubbock Veterans Memorial.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lubbock driving holiday planning tool.

Drive from Amarillo to Lubbock in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Lubbock are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in Lubbock

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Post, Midland, Museum of the Llano Estacado, Scurry County Museum
Highlights from your plan
National Ranching Heritage Center ©
National Ranching Heritage Center
American Wind Power Center ©
American Wind Power Center
Silent Wings Museum ©
Silent Wings Museum

7
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.
Explore Houston's surroundings by going to Kemah Boardwalk (in Kemah), Galveston (The Strand, Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, &more) and Splashway Waterpark (in Sheridan). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, engage your brain at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, get your game on at Escape Hunt, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Houston visit planner.

You can fly from Lubbock to Houston in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lubbock in September, Houston is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Galveston, Kemah Boardwalk, Splashway Waterpark
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
The Houston Museum of Natural Science
The Seawall ©
The Seawall

5
nights
South Padre Island

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: Gladys Porter Zoo (in Brownsville), McAllen (Quinta Mazatlan, Nuevo Santadar Gallery, &more) and Iwo Jima Memorial & Museum (in Harlingen). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Sea Turtle, Inc., take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan Del Valle, and stop by Seas the Day.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our South Padre Island online attractions planner.

You can fly from Houston to South Padre Island in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, daily temperatures in South Padre Island can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

McAllen, Port Isabel, Gladys Porter Zoo, Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan Del Valle, Iwo Jima Memorial & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.
McAllen Public Library ©
McAllen Public Library
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Port Aransas (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Port Aransas Beach) and Rockport (Rockport Beach & Fishing Charters & Tours). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of USS Lexington Museum on the Bay, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Padre Island National Seashore, go for a stroll along the water at Corpus Christi Municipal Marina, and stroll through Malaquite Beach and Pavilion.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Corpus Christi trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from South Padre Island to Corpus Christi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from South Padre Island in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Corpus Christi, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

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

7
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Schlitterbahn Waterpark New Braunfels in New Braunfels (about 42 minutes away). There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at SeaWorld, stroll around Friedrich Wilderness Park, get engrossed in the history at The Alamo, and contemplate the long history of Mission San Jose.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read San Antonio trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Corpus Christi to San Antonio in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In September in San Antonio, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Schlitterbahn Waterpark New Braunfels
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns

6
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Fredericksburg side-trips: Polly's Chapel (in Pipe Creek), Burnet (Longhorn Cavern State Park & Inks Lake State Park) and Kerrville River Trail (in Kerrville). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of the Pacific War, do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards, contemplate the long history of Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site, and sample the fine beverages at Garrison Brothers Distillery.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Fredericksburg visit planner.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Fredericksburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Antonio in September: high temperatures in Fredericksburg hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Waco.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Johnson City, Hye, Burnet, Kerrville, Polly's Chapel
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
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus ©
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus

5
nights
Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
Change things up with these side-trips from Waco: Red Wing Dove Vineyard and Winery (in Hamilton), Ben Hogan Museum (in Dublin) and Lions Junction Family Water Park (in Temple). There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Magnolia Market Silos, snap pictures at Waco Suspension Bridge, examine the collection at Waco Mammoth National Monument, and get curious at Mayborn Museum Complex.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Waco trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to Waco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Waco sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Austin.

Things to do in Waco

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Salado, Red Wing Dove Vineyard and Winery, Ben Hogan Museum, Lions Junction Family Water Park, Bell County Museum
Highlights from your plan
Waco Mammoth National Monument ©
Waco Mammoth National Monument
Magnolia Market Silos ©
Magnolia Market Silos
Cameron Park Zoo ©
Cameron Park Zoo

7
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Take a break from Austin with a short trip to Dick's Classic Garage in San Marcos, about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, stop by Central Market, and get your game on at The Escape Game Austin.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Austin trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Waco to Austin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Austin sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

St. William Catholic Church, Dick's Classic Garage
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats ©
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin

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