7 days in Texas Itinerary

7 days in Texas Itinerary

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Galveston, Galveston Island
— 2 nights
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South Padre Island
— 1 night
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San Antonio
— 1 night
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Fredericksburg
— 1 night
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Austin
— 1 night

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Galveston, Galveston Island

Galveston ©

The Oleander City

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.
Visiting Dolphin & Whale Watching and Armand Bayou Nature Center will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site and The Galveston Children's Museum. Go for a jaunt from Galveston to San Leon to see Railean Rum Distillery about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: wander the streets of East End Historic District, explore the different monuments and memorials at Old City Cemetery, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Seawall, and look for gifts at Murdochs.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Galveston trip itinerary planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Galveston. In July, daily temperatures in Galveston can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Galveston

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Armand Bayou Nature Center ©
Armand Bayou Nature Center

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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.
On the 26th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle, Inc., stop by Karen's Custom Toe Rings, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally cross one thing off your bucket list with Skydive South Padre Island.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the South Padre Island route builder site.

Fly from Galveston to South Padre Island in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July in South Padre Island, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 78°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Skydive South Padre Island ©
Skydive South Padre Island
Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.

1
night
San Antonio

San Antonio

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the San Antonio trip builder site.

Getting from South Padre Island to San Antonio by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from South Padre Island in July, expect nights in San Antonio to be about the same, around 75°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 98°F. You'll set off for Fredericksburg on the 27th (Wed).

Things to do in San Antonio

Nightlife · Tours · Parks · Outdoors

1
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Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg

Fritztown

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 (Wed): examine the collection at The Sauer-Beckmann Farmstead Tours, then see the interesting displays at LBJ Texas White House, then do a tasting at Calais Winery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Fredericksburg trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from San Antonio to Fredericksburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Antonio in July, expect Fredericksburg to be a bit cooler, temps between 93°F and 70°F. You'll set off for Austin on the 28th (Thu).

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Sauer-Beckmann Farmstead Tours
The Sauer-Beckmann Farmstead Tours
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church
LBJ Texas White House ©
LBJ Texas White House

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Austin

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 28th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Cathedral, explore the different monuments and memorials at Texas State Cemetery, and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Austin trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Fredericksburg to Austin in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or take a bus. July in Austin sees daily highs of 98°F and lows of 75°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Texas State Cemetery ©
Texas State Cemetery
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral

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