8 days in Texas Itinerary

8 days in Texas Itinerary

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Galveston, Galveston Island
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San Antonio
— 1 night
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Fredericksburg
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Fort Davis
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Galveston, Galveston Island

Galveston ©

The Oleander City

An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): contemplate the long history of Moody Mansion, contemplate the long history of 1892 Bishop's Palace, and then see the interesting displays at Galveston Railroad Museum. Keep things going the next day: get some thrills on the water with Galveston Water Adventures, take an in-depth tour of 1877 Tall Ship Elissa And Texas Seaport Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Galveston trip planning tool.

Belleville to Galveston is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Belleville in September, with highs in Galveston at 88°F and lows at 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Galveston

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Moody Mansion ©
Moody Mansion
Galveston Railroad Museum ©
Galveston Railroad Museum
1892 Bishop's Palace ©
1892 Bishop's Palace

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): browse the exhibits of The Alamo, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Gardens, then explore the world behind art at McNay Art Museum, and finally take in the history at Mission San Juan.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the San Antonio vacation maker site.

Getting from Galveston to San Antonio by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. While traveling from Galveston, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in San Antonio, ranging from highs of 94°F to lows of 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Juan ©
Mission San Juan
McNay Art Museum ©
McNay Art 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 24th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, then steep yourself in history at Pioneer Museum, and then gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour. Keep things going the next day: sample the fine beverages at Garrison Brothers Distillery, then learn about winemaking at Becker Vineyards (Winery), and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Gardens.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Fredericksburg journey planner.

Drive from San Antonio to Fredericksburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from San Antonio in September, with highs in Fredericksburg at 87°F and lows at 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Fort Davis.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main
Distillery Tours
The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Gardens ©
The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Gardens

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Fort Davis

Fort Davis ©
Fort Davis is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jeff Davis County, Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Fort Davis National Historic Site, then immerse yourself in nature at Davis Mountains State Park, and then look and learn at McDonald Observatory.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Fort Davis itinerary planner.

You can drive from Fredericksburg to Fort Davis in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Fredericksburg in September: high temperatures in Fort Davis hover around 82°F and lows are around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fort Davis

Childrens Museums · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature
Highlights from your plan
McDonald Observatory ©
McDonald Observatory
Davis Mountains State Park ©
Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis National Historic Site ©
Fort Davis National Historic Site

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