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
— 3 nights
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Houston
— 1 night

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, then examine the collection at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Top O'Hill Terrace.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Dallas driving holiday planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Dallas. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in November, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Austin.

Things to do in Dallas

Side Trip

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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 15th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at LBJ Presidential Library, get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, and then ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): contemplate the long history of The Driskill, view the masterpieces at Wild About Music, then trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, then take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mount Bonnell.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Austin road trip planner.

Drive from Dallas to Austin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. November in Austin sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature
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History Museum
LBJ Presidential Library
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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.
On the 17th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of National Museum of the Pacific War, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Fredericksburg trip planner.

You can drive from Austin to Fredericksburg in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Austin in November, plan for slightly colder nights in Fredericksburg, with lows around 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums · Tours · Wineries · Nature
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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings
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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.
San Antonio is known for shopping, historic sites, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of The Alamo, indulge your taste buds at Cottonwood Wine Tours, get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, and take in the history at Mission San Juan.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read San Antonio trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Fredericksburg to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Fredericksburg in November; daily highs in San Antonio reach 74°F and lows reach 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Houston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Nature
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Must see
The Alamo
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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.
On the 21st (Sat), explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery and then examine the collection at Space Center Houston.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Houston online route maker.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Houston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Houston

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Cemetery
Glenwood Cemetery
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