7 days in Texas Itinerary

7 days in Texas Itinerary

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7 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Regina
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 2 nights
+4
shuttle + foot + Fly + foot + shuttle:  4​h 45​min
3
South Padre Island
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h
End: Regina

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 11th (Sat): admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepción, then take in the history at Mission San Jose, then admire the masterpieces at McNay Art Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at The Alamo. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at San Antonio Museum of Art and then trek along The San Antonio River Walk.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Antonio tour planner.

Regina, Canada to San Antonio is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Regina in November, things will get much warmer in San Antonio: highs are around 26°C and lows about 13°C. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Galveston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
San Antonio Museum of Art ©
San Antonio Museum of Art
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

2
nights
Galveston, Galveston Island

Galveston ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Moody Mansion, then contemplate the long history of Bishop’s Palace, then see the interesting displays at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, and finally wander the streets of East End Historic District.

To find photos and other tourist information, you can read our Galveston vacation planner.

Drive from San Antonio to Galveston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from San Antonio in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 17°C in Galveston. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Galveston

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Moody Mansion ©
Moody Mansion
East End Historic District ©
East End Historic District
Bishop's Palace ©
Bishop's Palace

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center. Here are some ideas for day two: visit a coastal fixture at Port Isabel Lighthouse, look for all kinds of wild species at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our South Padre Island tour planner.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Galveston to South Padre Island in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Galveston in November since evenings lows in South Padre Island dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Port Isabel
Highlights from your plan
Port Isabel Lighthouse ©
Port Isabel Lighthouse
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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