7 days in Texas Itinerary

7 days in Texas Itinerary

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7 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Louisville
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Dallas
— Few hours
bus:  3​h 15​min
2
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Corpus Christi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Louisville

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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.
On the 20th (Sun), have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Dallas and then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Dallas online trip builder .

Louisville to Dallas is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Louisville to Dallas is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Louisville in October; daily highs in Dallas reach 82°F and lows reach 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Austin.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

The Escape Game Dallas
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The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 21st (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, and then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, then contemplate the waterfront views at Barton Springs Pool, and finally look for gifts at Waterloo Records.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Austin day trip tool .

Traveling by bus from Dallas to Austin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Austin can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail ©
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail

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night
Fredericksburg

The city of Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, and has managed to retain its distinctly German charm.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of the Pacific War, and then do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Fredericksburg tour itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Austin to Fredericksburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, Fredericksburg is little chillier than Austin - with highs of 80°F and lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Tours Museums Wineries
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Wine Tours & Tastings
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main

1
night
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.
On the 24th (Thu), get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, steep yourself in history at The Alamo, then admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepcion, then admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the San Antonio online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Fredericksburg in October, things will get a bit warmer in San Antonio: highs are around 87°F and lows about 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): kick back and relax at Whitecap Beach and then kick back and relax at Port Aransas Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): make a trip to The Grave of Selena Quintanilla-Perez at Seaside Memorial Park and then stroll through Michael J. Ellis Beach & Seawall.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Corpus Christi sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Corpus Christi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Corpus Christi can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Port Aransas Beach
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Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach
Michael J. Ellis Beach & Seawall ©
Michael J. Ellis Beach & Seawall

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