8 days in Texas Itinerary

8 days in Texas Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Dallas
— 2 nights
Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Manchester

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 2nd (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, thenhike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, thenpause for some photo ops at Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill, take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, thentake an in-depth tour of LBJ Presidential Library, and finally take in the views from Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

Plan trip to Austin with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Manchester, UK to Austin is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Manchester in June; daily highs in Austin reach 39°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ©
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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.
On the 4th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Pioneer Museum, thenlearn about winemaking at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, thenlearn about all things military at National Museum of the Pacific War, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Fredericksburg vacation planner.

Drive from Austin to Fredericksburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Austin in June, with highs in Fredericksburg at 36°C and lows at 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums Wineries Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus ©
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at San Antonio Botanical Garden, thenwalk around Brackenridge Park, thenbrowse the exhibits of The Alamo, and finally shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, take in the history at Mission San Jose, and then make a trip to Main Plaza.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Antonio online trip planner.

Getting from Fredericksburg to San Antonio by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Fredericksburg in June, San Antonio is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns

2
nights
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.
On the 7th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cistercian Abbey, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, and then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Dallas vacation planning tool.

Fly from San Antonio to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Dallas are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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