7 days in Texas Itinerary

7 days in Texas Itinerary

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7 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Dripping Springs
drive:  6​h 30​min
1
Fort Davis
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Marfa
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Big Bend National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
End: Dripping Springs

3
nights
Fort Davis

Fort Davis ©
Fort Davis is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jeff Davis County, Texas, United States. On the 9th (Fri), enjoy the sea views from Fort Davis National Historic Site and then see the sky in a new way at McDonald Observatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Davis Mountain Scenic Loop, examine the collection at Marfa and Presidio County Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Ballroom Marfa.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Fort Davis day trip site .

You can drive from Big Bend National Park to Fort Davis in 4 hours. In August, Fort Davis is little chillier than Big Bend National Park - with highs of 87°F and lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Things to do in Fort Davis

Museums Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

Marfa
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McDonald Observatory ©
McDonald Observatory
Marfa and Presidio County Museum ©
Marfa and Presidio County Museum
Fort Davis National Historic Site ©
Fort Davis National Historic Site

1
night
Marfa

Marfa ©
Marfa is a city in the high desert of the Trans-Pecos in far West Texas, located between the Davis Mountains and Big Bend National Park. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Fort D. A. Russell and then view the masterpieces at Judd Foundation. On the next day, look for gifts at Marfa Book Company and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Chinati Hot Springs.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Marfa day trip planner.

Marfa is just a short distance from Fort Davis. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in October, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Big Bend National Park.

Things to do in Marfa

Museums Shopping Parks
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Judd Foundation ©
Judd Foundation
Chinati Hot Springs ©
Chinati Hot Springs
Marfa Book Company ©
Marfa Book Company

2
nights
Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park
Situated where the Rio Grande River takes a big southerly dip in West Texas, Big Bend National Park covers a massive expanse of desert, woodlands, and grasslands full of rivers, limestone canyons, and high mountains. Nearly 2,000 species of plant and animal life call this place home.
To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Big Bend National Park visit planner.

Getting from Toyahvale to Big Bend National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 96°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Fort Davis.

Things to do in Big Bend National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

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