7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Drive:  3​h
1
Nacogdoches
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Matagorda
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Victoria
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Burleson
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
End: Dallas

1
night
Nacogdoches

Nacogdoches ©
Not to be confused with Natchitoches, Louisiana.Nacogdoches is a small city situated in East Texas and the county seat of Nacogdoches County, Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Sterne Hoya House Museum and then steep yourself in history at Millard's Crossing Historic Village, Inc..

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Dallas to Nacogdoches is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In December, daily temperatures in Nacogdoches can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Nacogdoches

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sterne Hoya House Museum ©
Sterne Hoya House Museum

1
night
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Port Arthur is a city in Jefferson County within the Beaumont−Port Arthur Metropolitan Statistical Area of the U.S. On the 23rd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Buu Mon Buddhist Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine, and then get outside with Cattail Marsh.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Port Arthur journey maker tool .

Traveling by car from Nacogdoches to Port Arthur takes 3 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Nacogdoches in December since evenings lows in Port Arthur dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Galveston.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cattail Marsh
Highlights from your plan
Cattail Marsh ©
Cattail Marsh
Buu Mon Buddhist Temple ©
Buu Mon Buddhist Temple
Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine ©
Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine

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.
To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Galveston vacation builder tool .

You can drive from Port Arthur to Galveston in 2 hours. In December in Galveston, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Matagorda.

Things to do in Galveston

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Texas City Dike, San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Texas City Dike ©
Texas City Dike
Old City Cemetery ©
Old City Cemetery

few
hours
Matagorda

Matagorda
Matagorda is a census-designated place in Matagorda County, located near the mouth of the Colorado River on the Upper Texas coast in the United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): stroll through Matagorda Beach and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Matagorda Cemetery.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Matagorda trip tool .

You can drive from Galveston to Matagorda in 2 hours. December in Matagorda sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Victoria.

Things to do in Matagorda

Parks Beaches Outdoors

few
hours
Victoria

Victoria
Victoria is the largest city and county seat of Victoria County, Texas. For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Victoria road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Matagorda to Victoria takes 2 hours. In December in Victoria, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 48°F at night. You'll set off for Austin on the 25th (Wed).

Things to do in Victoria

Museums Historic Sites Parks

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 26th (Thu), brush up on your military savvy at Texas Military Forces Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, then stroll the grounds of Texas State Cemetery, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Austin day trip site .

Traveling by car from Victoria to Austin takes 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Austin can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Burleson.

Things to do in Austin

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Texas State Cemetery ©
Texas State Cemetery
Texas Military Forces Museum ©
Texas Military Forces Museum

few
hours
Burleson

Burleson ©
Burleson is a city in Johnson and Tarrant counties in the U.S. On the 27th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Burleson Visitor Center, then learn about winemaking at Lost Oak Winery, and then browse for treasures at Burleson Antique Mall.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Burleson trip builder .

Traveling by car from Austin to Burleson takes 3 hours. Traveling from Austin in December, expect Burleson to be slightly colder, temps between 59°F and 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Burleson

Museums Shopping Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Burleson Visitor Center ©
Burleson Visitor Center
Lost Oak Winery ©
Lost Oak Winery
Burleson Antique Mall ©
Burleson Antique Mall

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