7 days in Texas Itinerary

7 days in Texas Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Texas planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

7 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  9​h
1
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Newark

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the galleries of The Guenther House Museum.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the San Antonio day trip planning tool .

Newark to San Antonio is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to San Antonio is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Newark in July, you will find days in San Antonio are a bit warmer (98°F), and nights are about the same (75°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Fredericksburg.

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
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

2
nights
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.
On the 29th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site, then look for all kinds of wild species at Old Tunnel State Park, then stop by Luckenbach Texas General Store, and finally learn about winemaking at Grape Creek Vineyards Fredericksburg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Pacific War, steep yourself in history at Pioneer Museum Complex, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Fredericksburg online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from San Antonio to Fredericksburg in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from San Antonio in July; daily highs in Fredericksburg reach 93°F and lows reach 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Galveston.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Luckenbach Texas General Store, The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden
Highlights from your plan
Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site ©
Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site
Pioneer Museum Complex ©
Pioneer Museum Complex

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Moody Mansion, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then contemplate the long history of Bishop's Palace, and finally stop by Murdochs. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, then learn about all things military at Galveston Naval Museum, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Galveston road trip app .

Drive from Fredericksburg to Galveston in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Galveston when traveling from Fredericksburg in July, with lows around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Galveston

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Moody Mansion ©
Moody Mansion
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours

Similar Plans

11 days in Texas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Texas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Texas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Texas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Texas BY A USER FROM POLAND March, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Texas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Texas BY A USER FROM CANADA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Texas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Texas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 11 days in Texas BY A USER FROM PUERTO RICO June, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Texas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Texas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans