8 days in Texas Itinerary

8 days in Texas Itinerary

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8 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Houston
— 1 night
Bus:  3 h
2
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Austin
— 2 nights
Bus:  3 h 15 min
5
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h
End: Toronto

1
night
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore and take pictures at Minute Maid Park.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Houston journey planning tool .

Toronto, Canada to Houston is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. Traveling from Toronto to Houston, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in June, with highs in Houston at 39°C and lows at 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Fun & Games
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Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Escape Hunt ©
Escape Hunt

2
nights
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 10th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at The San Antonio River Walk, browse the exhibits of The Alamo, then explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, and finally take in the history at Mission San Jose. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, then try out the rides at SeaWorld San Antonio, and then don't miss a visit to Main Plaza.

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Traveling by bus from Houston to San Antonio takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Theme Parks Parks Nature
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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld

1
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 12th (Wed): savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take in nature's colorful creations at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of the Pacific War, then do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, and finally make a trip to Charles Beckendorf Gallery.

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Drive from San Antonio to Fredericksburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from San Antonio in June, things will get slightly colder in Fredericksburg: highs are around 36°C and lows about 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Tours Museums Shopping
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National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus ©
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus
Wine Tours & Tastings

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin, steep yourself in history at The Driskill, admire the striking features of Texas State Capitol, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Zilker Metropolitan Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, get engrossed in the history at LBJ Presidential Library, then admire the natural beauty at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, then trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Austin online itinerary planner .

Drive from Fredericksburg to Austin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in June, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can catcht the bus to Dallas.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool

1
night
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens and then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Dallas route maker app .

You can take a bus from Austin to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. June in Dallas sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©

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