7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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South Padre Island
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Gonzales
— 1 night
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New Braunfels
— 1 night
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Waco
— 1 night
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Amarillo
— 1 night
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Pecos
— 1 night
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Big Bend National Park
— 1 night

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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 23rd (Fri), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle, Inc., then look for all kinds of wild species at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the South Padre Island tour itinerary maker app.

Houston to South Padre Island is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Houston in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in South Padre Island, with lows around 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Gonzales.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Parks · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours

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Wildlife Area
Sea Turtle, Inc.
4.7
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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
4.6

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Gonzales

Gonzales ©
Gonzales is a city in Gonzales County, Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): examine the collection at Old Jail Museum, steep yourself in history at Texas Heroes Square, then admire the majestic nature at Palmetto State Park, then take an in-depth tour of Gonzales Memorial Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saints Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church.

Plan a Gonzales trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from South Padre Island to Gonzales with the Route module. Traveling from South Padre Island in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 62°F in Gonzales. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to New Braunfels.

Things to do in Gonzales

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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Specialty Museum
Old Jail Museum
4.8
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State Park
Palmetto State Park
4.5

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New Braunfels

New Braunfels

Neu-Braunfels

Built upon the back of an older cotton-producing town called Gruene, New Braunfels pays tribute to its heritage by maintaining part of the historical town--its post office, general store, and dance hall among other buildings--inside the city limits.
For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the New Braunfels trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Gonzales to New Braunfels in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in New Braunfels can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. On the 25th (Sun), you'll travel to Waco.

Things to do in New Braunfels

Parks · Outdoors · Wineries · Tours

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Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): examine the collection at Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, get to know the resident critters at Cameron Park Zoo, and then take in the views from Waco Suspension Bridge.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Waco online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from New Braunfels to Waco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, daytime highs in Waco are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Amarillo.

Things to do in Waco

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
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Amarillo

Amarillo ©

Yellow Rose of Texas

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): test your team's savvy at Amarillo Escape and Mystery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Amarillo online attractions planner.

You can fly from Waco to Amarillo in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Waco in October: high temperatures in Amarillo hover around 75°F and lows are around 47°F. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Tue) before leaving for Pecos.

Things to do in Amarillo

Fun & Games
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Room Escape Game
Amarillo Escape and Mystery
4.8

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Pecos

Pecos ©
Pecos is the largest city in and the county seat of Reeves County, Texas, United States. For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Pecos trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Amarillo to Pecos takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Amarillo in October, you will find days in Pecos are a bit warmer (82°F), and nights are about the same (52°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Big Bend National Park.

Things to do in Pecos

Museums
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Specialty Museum
West of The Pecos Museum
4.5

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Chisos Mountains.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Big Bend National Park online travel planner.

Drive from Pecos to Big Bend National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Pecos in October, Big Bend National Park is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Big Bend National Park

Parks · Nature
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Mountain
Chisos Mountains
4.9

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