7 days in Texas Itinerary

7 days in Texas Itinerary

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Start: Denton
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4 h 45 min
1
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
South Padre Island
— 1 day
+2
Shuttle + Fly + Drive:  12 h 15 min
3
Fort Davis
— 1 day
Drive:  6 h 15 min
4
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
San Antonio
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  3 h 45 min
End: Denton

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night
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 17th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Seawall.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Galveston holiday planning website.

Denton to Galveston is an approximately 5-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Denton in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Galveston, with lows around 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Galveston

Neighborhoods Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
East End Historic District ©
East End Historic District
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Seawall ©
The Seawall

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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.
On the 19th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, get to know the fascinating history of Laguna Madre Nature Trail, and then identify plant and animal life at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read South Padre Island road trip tool.

You can fly from Galveston to South Padre Island in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In March, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Fort Davis.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Laguna Madre Nature Trail ©
Laguna Madre Nature Trail
South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Fort Davis

Fort Davis ©
Fort Davis is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jeff Davis County, Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): look and learn at McDonald Observatory, admire the majestic nature at Davis Mountains State Park, and then contemplate the long history of Fort Davis National Historic Site.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Fort Davis trip maker site.

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car from South Padre Island to Fort Davis in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Traveling from South Padre Island in March, Fort Davis is colder at night with lows of 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Fort Davis

Nature Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Davis Mountains State Park ©
Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis National Historic Site ©
Fort Davis National Historic Site
McDonald Observatory ©
McDonald Observatory

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site, learn about winemaking at Grape Creek Vineyards, thenlearn about winemaking at Becker Vineyards (Winery), and finally view the masterpieces at Agave Gallery Fine Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): take a memorable drive along Willow City Loop, thencontemplate the long history of Pioneer Museum, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Fredericksburg online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Fort Davis to Fredericksburg takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Traveling from Fort Davis in March, expect a bit warmer with lows of 46°F in Fredericksburg. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Nature Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Stonewall
Highlights from your plan
Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site ©
Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site ©
Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): steep yourself in history at King William Historic District and then explore the galleries of The Alamo.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, read our San Antonio tour planning tool.

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Antonio when traveling from Fredericksburg in March, with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

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