60 days in Texas Itinerary

60 days in Texas Itinerary

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60 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Budapest
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Dallas
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Amarillo
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Lubbock
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Houston
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
South Padre Island
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Corpus Christi
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
San Antonio
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Fredericksburg
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
Waco
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Austin
— 7 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Budapest

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 Dallas' surroundings by going to iFLY Dallas (in Frisco), Fort Worth (Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, Fort Worth Zoo, & more) and Extreme Sandbox - North Texas (in Pottsboro). There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, observe the fascinating underwater world at Dallas World Aquarium, admire the natural beauty at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, and stroll around Klyde Warren Park.

Find out how to plan Dallas trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Budapest, Hungary to Dallas is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and car. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Budapest to Dallas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in August, expect Dallas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 41°C and 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Cistercian Abbey, The Escape Game Dallas, Top O'Hill Terrace, iFLY Dallas
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas

5
nights
Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amarillo: Palo Duro Canyon State Park (in Canyon), Shamrock (Water Tower Plaza & Tower Station and U-Drop Inn Cafe) and Armstrong County Museum (in Claude). Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of life in the country at Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West, see the interesting displays at Square House Museum, make a trip to Adobe Walls, and take in the spiritual surroundings of The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Amarillo sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Amarillo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Dallas in August: high temperatures in Amarillo hover around 37°C and lows are around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Lubbock.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Canyon, Shamrock, Adobe Walls, The Citadelle Mansion, The Charles Goodnight Historical Center
Highlights from your plan
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West ©
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West
Cadillac Ranch ©
Cadillac Ranch

5
nights
Lubbock

Lubbock ©
Lubbock is a city in and the county seat of Lubbock County, Texas, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Lubbock: Scurry County Museum (in Snyder), Post (Garza County Historical Museum, Ruby Lane Books & Gallery, & more) and Museum of the Llano Estacado (in Plainview). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at National Ranching Heritage Center, examine the collection at Haley Memorial Library and History Center, pause for some photo ops at Lubbock Veterans Memorial, and contemplate the long history of George W. Bush Childhood Home.

Discover how to plan a Lubbock trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Amarillo to Lubbock in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Lubbock are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Lubbock

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Midland, Post, Scurry County Museum, Museum of the Llano Estacado
Highlights from your plan
National Ranching Heritage Center ©
National Ranching Heritage Center
Silent Wings Museum ©
Silent Wings Museum
OS Ranch Foundation Museum ©
OS Ranch Foundation 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kemah Boardwalk (in Kemah), Splashway Waterpark (in Sheridan) and Galveston (The Strand, Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, & more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, engage your brain at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, take in the dramatic scenery at Water Wall, and have some family-friendly fun at Escape Hunt.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Houston travel site .

Traveling by flight from Lubbock to Houston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lubbock in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Houston, with lows of 28°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, Splashway Waterpark, Kemah Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Escape Hunt ©
Escape Hunt

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near South Padre Island: McAllen (Quinta Mazatlan, Nuevo Santadar Gallery, & more), Gladys Porter Zoo (in Brownsville) and Iwo Jima Memorial & Museum (in Harlingen). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle, Inc., take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan Del Valle, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and observe the fascinating underwater world at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the South Padre Island day trip tool .

Fly from Houston to South Padre Island in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

McAllen, Port Isabel, Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan Del Valle, Gladys Porter Zoo, Iwo Jima Memorial & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.
Dolphin & Whale Watching
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Corpus Christi: Rockport (Rockport Beach & Fishing Charters & Tours) and Port Aransas (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Port Aransas Beach). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at USS Lexington Museum on the Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Malaquite Beach and Pavilion, meet the residents at Texas State Aquarium, and stroll through Padre Island National Seashore.

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

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 September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Corpus Christi, with lows of 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to San Antonio.

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

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.
When in San Antonio, make a side trip to see Schlitterbahn Waterpark New Braunfels in New Braunfels, approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of The Alamo, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, stroll through The San Antonio River Walk, and get in on the family fun at Six Flags Fiesta Texas.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the San Antonio trip planner .

You can drive from Corpus Christi to San Antonio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in September, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Fredericksburg.

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

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.
Explore Fredericksburg's surroundings by going to Burnet (Longhorn Cavern State Park & Inks Lake State Park), Calais Winery (in Hye) and Kerrville River Trail (in Kerrville). 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, don't miss a visit to Main Street, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Fredericksburg vacation builder website .

You can drive from San Antonio to Fredericksburg in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Antonio in September: high temperatures in Fredericksburg hover around 36°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Waco.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Burnet, Johnson City, Hye, Kerrville, Polly's Chapel
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
Wine Tours & Tastings
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), Lions Junction Family Water Park (in Temple) and Ben Hogan Museum (in Dublin). There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Magnolia Market at the Silos, have some family-friendly fun at Great Escape of Central Texas, walk around Cameron Park, and snap pictures at Waco Suspension Bridge.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Waco trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to Waco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Waco

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Salado, Bell County Museum, Great Escape of Central Texas, Ben Hogan Museum, Lions Junction Family Water Park
Highlights from your plan
Waco Mammoth National Monument ©
Waco Mammoth National Monument
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum ©
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.
When in Austin, make a side trip to see Dick's Classic Garage in San Marcos, approximately 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, get engrossed in the history at LBJ Presidential Library, identify plant and animal life at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Austin trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Waco to Austin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Austin sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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