60 days in Texas Itinerary

60 days in Texas Itinerary

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San Antonio
— 6 nights
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Fredericksburg
— 6 nights
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Austin
— 7 nights
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Waco
— 5 nights
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Dallas
— 6 nights
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Amarillo
— 5 nights
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South Padre Island
— 5 nights
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Corpus Christi
— 6 nights
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Galveston, Galveston Island
— 6 nights
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Houston
— 7 nights

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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.
Go for a jaunt from San Antonio to New Braunfels to see Schlitterbahn Waterpark New Braunfels about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at SeaWorld, steep yourself in history at The Alamo, go for a walk through The San Antonio River Walk, and take in the history at Mission San Jose.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Antonio online route planner.

Houston to San Antonio is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. August in San Antonio sees daily highs of 98°F and lows of 76°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

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Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns

6
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kerrville River Trail (in Kerrville), Happy Hollow Frio River Outfitters (in Concan) and The Y.O. Ranch (in Mountain Home). The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Pacific War, explore the striking landscape at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, admire the majestic nature at Longhorn Cavern State Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at Inks Lake.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Fredericksburg visit planning website.

Getting from San Antonio to Fredericksburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from San Antonio in August, things will get a bit cooler in Fredericksburg: highs are around 93°F and lows about 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
The Y.O. Ranch ©
The Y.O. Ranch
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area ©
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area

7
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Austin: Lake Travis Zipline Adventures (in Volente) and Play for all park (in Round Rock). The adventure continues: get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, relax and float downstream with ATXcursions, and look for gifts at Central Market.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Austin travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to Austin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Fredericksburg in September: high temperatures in Austin hover around 93°F and lows are around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Waco.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool
Lake Travis Zipline Adventures ©
Lake Travis Zipline Adventures

5
nights
Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Waco: Belton (Belton Lake & Yettie Polk Park), Great Escape of Central Texas (in Killeen) and Lions Junction Family Water Park (in Temple). And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Magnolia Market Silos, pause for some photo ops at Branding the Brazos Sculpture, examine the collection at Waco Mammoth National Monument, and head outdoors with Franklin Ranch Comminty Park.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Waco using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Austin to Waco takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Waco can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Dallas.

Things to do in Waco

Parks · Theme Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cameron Park Zoo ©
Cameron Park Zoo
Great Escape of Central Texas ©
Great Escape of Central Texas
Topsey Exotic Ranch & Drive Thru Safari ©
Topsey Exotic Ranch & Drive Thru Safari

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Fort Worth (Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District & Kimbell Art Museum), Black Watch Sailing Charters (in Grapevine) and North Richland Hills Centre (in North Richland Hills). Pack the 22nd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Six Flags Over Texas. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, take in panoramic vistas at Reunion Tower, contemplate the long history of Top O'Hill Terrace, and get outside with Frisco RoughRiders.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Dallas tour itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Waco to Dallas in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and tram. In September in Dallas, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Dallas

Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace
North Texas Escape Rooms ©
North Texas Escape Rooms
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

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Amarillo

Amarillo ©

Yellow Rose of Texas

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amarillo: Canyon (Palo Duro Riding Stables, Palo Duro Canyon State Park, &more), Caprock Canyons State Park (in Quitaque) and The Charles and Mary Ann Goodnight Ranch State Historical Site (in Goodnight). There's much more to do: wander the wide-open spaces of Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West, see the interesting displays at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum, make a trip to Cadallic Ranch, and take in the spiritual surroundings of The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Amarillo online tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Dallas to Amarillo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Dallas in September, with highs in Amarillo at 84°F and lows at 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Amarillo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West ©
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West
Palo Duro Riding Stables ©
Palo Duro Riding Stables
Palo Duro Canyon State Park ©
Palo Duro Canyon State Park

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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: Brownsville (Stillman House Museum, Old City Cemetery, &more) and Harlingen (Iwo Jima Memorial & Museum & Hugh Ramsey Nature Park). The adventure continues: take the plunge with Skydive South Padre Island, make a trip to University of Texas - Pan American Coastal Studies Lab, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the South Padre Island online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Amarillo to South Padre Island by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Amarillo in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in South Padre Island, with lows around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Parks · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.
Skydive South Padre Island ©
Skydive South Padre Island
South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center ©

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Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi ©

Texas Riviera

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 Rockport Beach (in Rockport) and Port Aransas (Chute 'Em Up Parasailing, Port Aransas Beach, &more). Spend the 7th (Wed) exploring nature at Padre Island National Seashore. There's lots more to do: meet the residents at Texas State Aquarium, enjoy the sand and surf at Malaquite Beach and Pavilion, tour the pleasant surroundings at Whitecap Beach, and take a pleasant ride with Horses On The Beach: Corpus Christi.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Corpus Christi road trip planner.

You can drive from South Padre Island to Corpus Christi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from South Padre Island in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Corpus Christi, with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Galveston.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Chute 'Em Up Parasailing ©
Chute 'Em Up Parasailing
Skydive South Texas on Mustang Island ©
Skydive South Texas on Mustang Island
Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Galveston: Kemah (Boardwalk Beast, Kemah Boardwalk, &more) and Quintana Beach (in Quintana). The adventure continues: get some thrills on the water with Galveston Water Adventures, get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall, test your team's savvy at Escape The Island, and contemplate the long history of 1892 Bishop's Palace.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Galveston travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Corpus Christi to Galveston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Corpus Christi in October, you will find days in Galveston are a bit cooler (82°F), and nights are about the same (71°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Houston.

Things to do in Galveston

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Galveston Water Adventures ©
Galveston Water Adventures
Moody Gardens ©
Moody Gardens
Kemah Boardwalk ©
Kemah Boardwalk

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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.
Explore Houston's surroundings by going to That Escape Place (in Spring), Jason Catchings Hunting and Fishing Adventures (in Liberty) and Splashway Waterpark (in Sheridan). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Space Center Houston, have fun and explore at The Woodlands Children's Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Center Texas, and take an in-depth tour of George Bush Presidential Library and Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Houston sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by car from Galveston to Houston takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Houston can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
That Escape Place ©
That Escape Place
Splashway Waterpark ©
Splashway Waterpark

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