7 days in Texas Itinerary

7 days in Texas Itinerary

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7 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Appleton
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Austin
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Appleton

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, contemplate the long history of The Alamo, then admire the masterpieces at McNay Art Museum, and finally take in the history at Mission San Jose. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Eisenhower Park, then explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, and then stroll around Friedrich Wilderness Park.

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Appleton to San Antonio is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In January, San Antonio is much warmer than Appleton - with highs of 64°F and lows of 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

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 12th (Sun): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Garrison Brothers Distillery, then learn about winemaking at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, then learn about all things military at National Museum of the Pacific War, and finally don't miss a visit to Charles Beckendorf Gallery.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Fredericksburg trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from San Antonio to Fredericksburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from San Antonio in January, things will get little chillier in Fredericksburg: highs are around 58°F and lows about 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums Wineries Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Garrison Brothers Distillery
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main
Garrison Brothers Distillery ©
Garrison Brothers Distillery

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, fun & games, nightlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, admire the natural beauty at Zilker Metropolitan Park, stroll through Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, and have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Austin trip tool .

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to Austin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Fredericksburg in January since evenings lows in Austin dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum

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