7 days in Texas Itinerary

7 days in Texas Itinerary

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7 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Houston
1
Houston
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
2
Austin
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
San Antonio
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h
End: Houston

1
day
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.
On the 23rd (Tue), see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, then admire the sheer force of Water Wall, and then test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Houston.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Houston trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Houston. In April in Houston, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Austin.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Fun & Games Nature
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Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Escape Game Houston ©
The Escape Game Houston
Water Wall ©
Water Wall

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Austin is known for museums, nightlife, fun & games, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, identify plant and animal life at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, and take an in-depth tour of LBJ Presidential Library.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Austin trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Houston to Austin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. April in Austin sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, then learn about all things military at National Museum of the Pacific War, and then experience rural life at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Fredericksburg tour itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Austin to Fredericksburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Austin in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Fredericksburg, with lows of 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Tours Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
Wine Tours & Tastings
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus ©
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): steep yourself in history at The Alamo, admire the natural beauty at San Antonio Botanical Garden, then steep yourself in history at Mission San Jose, and finally take in the history at Mission Concepcion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, hike along The San Antonio River Walk, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Antonio holiday planner.

You can drive from Fredericksburg to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, San Antonio is somewhat warmer than Fredericksburg - with highs of 82°F and lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can take a bus back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns

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