8 days in Texas Itinerary

8 days in Texas Itinerary

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8 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Albany
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Corpus Christi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Austin
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Albany

2
nights
Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi ©
A gulf coast town with a semi-tropical climate, Corpus Christi serves as a getaway destination with a life of its own.
On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Padre Island National Seashore.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Corpus Christi vacation maker site .

Albany to Corpus Christi is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Albany to Corpus Christi. Traveling from Albany in November, expect Corpus Christi to be much warmer, temps between 76°F and 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Port Aransas Beach
Highlights from your plan
Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore
Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach

1
night
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 12th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Mission San Jose, then browse the exhibits of The Alamo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The San Antonio River Walk, and finally steep yourself in history at La Villita Historic Arts Village.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Antonio driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Corpus Christi to San Antonio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): sample the fine beverages at Garrison Brothers Distillery, do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards Fredericksburg, then learn about all things military at National Museum of the Pacific War, and finally learn about winemaking at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Fredericksburg trip planner.

You can drive from San Antonio to Fredericksburg in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from San Antonio in November; daily highs in Fredericksburg reach 67°F and lows reach 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums Wineries Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Garrison Brothers Distillery
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main
Garrison Brothers Distillery ©
Garrison Brothers Distillery

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Bullock Texas State History Museum and LBJ Presidential Library will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Texas State Capitol and The Driskill are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, don't miss a visit to South Congress Avenue, take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, and admire all the interesting features of Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

To find out how to plan a trip to Austin, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to Austin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Fredericksburg in November since evenings lows in Austin dip to 52°F. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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
LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library

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