8 days in Texas Itinerary

8 days in Texas Itinerary

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South Padre Island
— 3 nights
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Fredericksburg
— 3 nights
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San Antonio
— 1 night

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South Padre Island

South Padre Island ©
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure and then look for all kinds of wild species at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our South Padre Island trip planner.

Detroit to South Padre Island is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Detroit to South Padre Island. Traveling from Detroit in February, expect South Padre Island to be much warmer, temps between 67°F and 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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Waterskiing / Jetskiiing
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
4.6

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards and then immerse yourself in nature at Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Fredericksburg day trip site.

Drive from South Padre Island to Fredericksburg in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from South Padre Island in February, expect little chillier with lows of 39°F in Fredericksburg. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Nature · Parks · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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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.
On the 14th (Thu), admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, then take in the history at Mission Concepcion, and then get to know the fascinating history of La Villita Historic Arts Village. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, then get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, and then explore the galleries of The Alamo.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the San Antonio online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Fredericksburg to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Fredericksburg in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Antonio, with lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
The Alamo
4.4

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