8 days in Texas Itinerary

8 days in Texas Itinerary

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Dallas
— 1 day
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Austin
— 2 nights
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Fredericksburg
— 1 night
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San Antonio
— 2 nights
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Houston
— 2 nights

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Dallas

Dallas ©

Big D

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): 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, and tourist information, use the Dallas vacation website.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Dallas. In May, daytime highs in Dallas are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Dallas

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

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Austin

Austin ©

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 25th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, contemplate the long history of Texas State Capitol, and then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, then explore the activities along Barton Springs Pool, then pause for some photo ops at Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Austin trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Dallas to Austin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in May, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum

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Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©

Fritztown

The city of Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, and has managed to retain its distinctly German charm.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of the Pacific War, and then do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Fredericksburg travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Austin to Fredericksburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Austin in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Fredericksburg, with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Wineries · Tours · Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main
Wine Tours & Tastings

2
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©

The Alamo City

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 28th (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, take an in-depth tour of The Alamo, then take in nature's colorful creations at San Antonio Botanical Garden, and finally admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): find something for the whole family at SeaWorld and then pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Antonio trip planner.

Getting from Fredericksburg to San Antonio by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, San Antonio is somewhat warmer than Fredericksburg - with highs of 87°F and lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Houston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld

2
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Houston

Houston ©

Bayou City

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 30th (Thu): test your problem-solving skills at Escape Hunt, then see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, and then find something for the whole family at Kemah Boardwalk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: catch a live event at Minute Maid Park, then get curious at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Water Wall.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Houston trip maker website.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Houston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. May in Houston sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 68°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Childrens Museums · Fun & Games · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Minute Maid Park ©
Minute Maid Park
Escape Hunt ©
Escape Hunt

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