60 days in Texas Itinerary

60 days in Texas Itinerary

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Houston
— 5 nights
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Galveston, Galveston Island
— 5 nights
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College Station
— 4 nights
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Waco
— 3 nights
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Granbury
— 3 nights
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Dallas
— 6 nights
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Jefferson
— 4 nights
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Amarillo
— 5 nights
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Big Bend National Park
— 5 nights
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Fredericksburg
— 5 nights
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San Antonio
— 7 nights
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Austin
— 6 nights

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Houston

Houston ©

Bayou City

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.
Step out of Houston to go to Spring and see That Escape Place, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, engage your brain at Cockrell Butterfly Center, have fun and explore at Children's Museum of Houston, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Houston Zoo.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Houston route planner.

Beirut, Lebanon to Houston is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Beirut to Houston. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Beirut in November since evenings lows in Houston dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Galveston.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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Room Escape Game
That Escape Place
4.9

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Galveston, Galveston Island

Galveston ©

The Oleander City

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.
Step out of Galveston with an excursion to Brazosport Museum of Natural Science in Clute--about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Moody Gardens, take a stroll through East End Historic District, take a pleasant ride with S-n-G Horseback Riding, and test your team's savvy at Escape The Island.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Galveston trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Houston to Galveston by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Galveston are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to College Station.

Things to do in Galveston

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Historic Site
1892 Bishop's Palace
4.5
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Garden
Moody Gardens
3.8
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Historic Walking Area
The Seawall
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College Station

College Station ©
College Station is a city in Brazos County, Texas, situated in East-Central Texas in the heart of the Brazos Valley, in the center of the region known as Texas Triangle. Change things up with these side-trips from College Station: Huntsville (Huntsville State Park, Texas Prison Museum, &more) and Old Iron Works (in Montgomery). Pack the 23rd (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Santa's Wonderland. There's lots more to do: get advice or help at George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, hike along Lick Creek Trail, see the interesting displays at Museum of the American GI, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anthony Catholic Church.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read College Station trip planner.

Traveling by car from Galveston to College Station takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Galveston in November, plan for little chillier nights in College Station, with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Waco.

Things to do in College Station

Museums · Theme Parks · Parks · Nature

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Specialty Museum
Museum of the American GI
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Texas Prison Museum
4.6

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Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cedron Creek Park (in Morgan), Great Escape of Central Texas (in Killeen) and Salado Winery & Salado Wine Seller (in Salado). The adventure continues: do sightseeing your way with Brazos Bluffs Ranch, appreciate the history behind Branding the Brazos Sculpture, snap pictures at Waco Suspension Bridge, and learn about winemaking at Valley Mills Vineyards.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Waco trip itinerary tool.

Getting from College Station to Waco by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in November, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Granbury.

Things to do in Waco

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

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Room Escape Game
Great Escape of Central Texas
4.9
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Magnolia Market Silos
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Granbury

Granbury ©
Granbury is a city and county seat of Hood County, Texas, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Granbury: Dinosaur Valley State Park (in Glen Rose) and Lost Oak Winery (in Burleson). There's still lots to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Revolver Brewery, take in the exciting artwork at Your Private Collection Art Gallery, join the crowd at MotorSport Ranch, and identify plant and animal life at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Granbury trip planner.

You can drive from Waco to Granbury in 2 hours. November in Granbury sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Dallas.

Things to do in Granbury

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Wineries

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Auto Race Track
MotorSport Ranch
4.9

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Dallas

Dallas ©

Big D

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Dallas side-trips: Red Door Escape Room (in Southlake), Food Tours (in McKinney) and Fort Worth (Wat Buddharatnaram, Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, &more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, see Lifestylez Nails Spa, enjoy breathtaking views from Reunion Tower, and contemplate the long history of Top O'Hill Terrace.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Dallas tour itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Granbury to Dallas takes 1.5 hours. November in Dallas sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Jefferson.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

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Jefferson

Jefferson ©
Jefferson is a historic city in Marion County in northeastern Texas, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Jefferson side-trips: Old Fire Station Museum (in Mount Vernon), Daingerfield State Park (in Daingerfield) and Witness Park and Prayer Tower (in Pittsburg). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at The Grove, see the interesting displays at Texas Country Music Hall of Fame & the Tex Ritter Museum, make a trip to The House of the Seasons, and explore the activities along Caddo Lake State Park.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Jefferson day trip planner.

Getting from Dallas to Jefferson by car takes about 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Jefferson can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Jefferson

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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Must see
The Grove
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Historic Site
The House of the Seasons
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Amarillo

Amarillo ©

Yellow Rose of Texas

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amarillo: Square House Museum (in Panhandle), Shamrock (Shamrock West Museum, Tower Station and U-Drop Inn Cafe, &more) and Canyon (Palo Duro Canyon State Park & Old West Stables). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Cadallic Ranch, see the interesting displays at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ, and wander the wide-open spaces of Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Amarillo trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Jefferson to Amarillo with the Route module. Traveling from Jefferson in December, expect Amarillo to be slightly colder, temps between 13°C and -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Big Bend National Park.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Landmark
Cadallic Ranch
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Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park ©
Situated where the Rio Grande River takes a big southerly dip in West Texas, Big Bend National Park covers a massive expanse of desert, woodlands, and grasslands full of rivers, limestone canyons, and high mountains. Nearly 2,000 species of plant and animal life call this place home.
Step out of Big Bend National Park to go to Terlingua and see Far Flung Outdoor Center, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Chisos Mountains, hike along Lost Mine Trail, explore the fascinating landscape at Chihuahuan Desert, and cruise along Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Big Bend National Park sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Amarillo to Big Bend National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In December, Big Bend National Park is a bit warmer than Amarillo - with highs of 21°C and lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Big Bend National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Must see
Chisos Mountains
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Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©

Fritztown

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 Kerr Arts & Cultural Center Inc. (in Kerrville) and Vanderpool (Lost Maples State Natural Area & Lost Maples Winery). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Pacific War, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Gardens, take in the dramatic natural features at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Garrison Brothers Distillery.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Fredericksburg itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Big Bend National Park to Fredericksburg in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car, flight, and bus. Traveling from Big Bend National Park in December, you will find days in Fredericksburg are slightly colder (18°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Parks · Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites

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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings
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San Antonio

San Antonio ©

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
San Antonio is known for shopping, historic sites, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at The Alamo, Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, get to know the fascinating history of King William Historic District, and gain some tasty knowledge on Cottonwood Wine Tours.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Antonio holiday planner.

You can drive from Fredericksburg to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, San Antonio is somewhat warmer than Fredericksburg - with highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries
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Must see
The Alamo
4.4

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Austin

Austin ©

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Go for a jaunt from Austin to Wimberley to see Wimberley Zipline Adventures about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, browse for treasures at Uncommon Objects, admire the striking features of The Driskill, and take some stellar pictures from Mount Bonnell.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Austin trip builder website.

You can drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Austin can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Outdoors

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History Museum
LBJ Presidential Library
4.6

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