7 days in Texas Itinerary

7 days in Texas Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Texas travel planner

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Corpus Christi
— 2 nights
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San Antonio
— 2 nights
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Austin
— 1 night
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Waco
— 1 night

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Corpus Christi

— 2 nights

Texas Riviera

A gulf coast town with a semi-tropical climate, Corpus Christi serves as a getaway destination with a life of its own.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Texas State Aquarium as well as Horses On The Beach: Corpus Christi. On the 10th (Thu), observe the fascinating underwater world at Texas State Aquarium and then explore the striking landscape of Padre Island National Seashore. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trot along with Horses On The Beach: Corpus Christi and then get engrossed in the history at USS Lexington Museum on the Bay.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Corpus Christi online itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Corpus Christi. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in March, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

San Antonio

— 2 nights

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Ripley's Believe It or Not! San Antonio, The Alamo, Mission Concepcion, and other attractions. On the 12th (Sat), admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepcion, then explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, then shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, and finally get a new perspective on things with Rio San Antonio Cruises. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of The Alamo, then see the interesting displays at Ripley's Believe It or Not! San Antonio, and then get in on the family fun at SeaWorld.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our San Antonio trip website.

Getting from Corpus Christi to San Antonio by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Corpus Christi in March since evenings lows in San Antonio dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Transportation

Austin

— 1 night

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Big Top Candy Shop, Capital Cruises, Barton Springs Pool, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): deepen your understanding of the past and present with SegCity Austin Segway Tours, witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool, then stop by Big Top Candy Shop, and finally get a new perspective on things with Capital Cruises.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, read our Austin online journey builder.

Getting from San Antonio to Austin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Austin are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Waco.

Things to do in Austin

Tours · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Waco

— 1 night
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cameron Park Zoo, Brazos Tours and Magnolia Market Silos. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cameron Park Zoo, take in the local landmarks with Brazos Tours, then look for gifts at Magnolia Market Silos, and finally snap pictures at Waco Suspension Bridge.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Waco road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Austin to Waco takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Austin in March, expect slightly colder with lows of 46°F in Waco.

Things to do in Waco

Shopping · Tours · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Texas travel guide

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Specialty Museums · History Museums · Shopping
The Lone Star State
Thanks to its size and geologic features, Texas contains diverse landscapes that closely resemble both the south and southwest of the United States. Though most people associate Texas with tracts of barren land, deserts cover only about 10 percent of the state, with most of its big population centers located in areas once covered by prairies, grasslands, and forests. As you travel from one end of Texas to the other, observe the changing terrain that ranges from coastal piney woods and swamps in the east to the mountains of the west, with rolling plains and rugged hills in the center. For a bit of urban sightseeing visit some of the state's large cities such as Houston, Dallas, or Austin, or immerse yourself in the nation's history by adding famous attractions like The Alamo to your itinerary. Take plenty of time to mingle with the locals, famous for their hospitality, generosity, and fiercely independent spirit.