8 days in Texas Itinerary

8 days in Texas Itinerary

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Corpus Christi
— 1 night
2
San Antonio
— 2 nights
3
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
4
Austin
— 3 nights

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): kick back and relax at Port Aransas Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): kick back and relax at Malaquite Beach and Pavilion and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Padre Island National Seashore.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Corpus Christi visit planner.

Dallas to Corpus Christi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Dallas in April; daily highs in Corpus Christi reach °F and lows reach °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

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

2
nights
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 26th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, take in the history at Mission San Jose, get to know the fascinating history of La Villita Historic Arts Village, thencontemplate the long history of The Alamo, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk. On your second day here, explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns and then admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepcion.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Antonio trip planner.

You can drive from Corpus Christi to San Antonio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. April in San Antonio sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns

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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 28th (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus, thentake an in-depth tour of National Museum of the Pacific War, thenlearn about winemaking at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Agave Gallery Fine Art.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Fredericksburg trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Fredericksburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from San Antonio in April; daily highs in Fredericksburg reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums Shopping Wineries
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus ©
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus
Agave Gallery Fine Art ©
Agave Gallery Fine Art

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
You'll explore and learn at Bullock Texas State History Museum and Harry Ransom Center. Get outdoors at Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail and Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Texas State Capitol, visit 6th Street, contemplate the long history of The Driskill, and explore the activities along Barton Springs Pool.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Austin road trip planner.

You can drive from Fredericksburg to Austin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Austin when traveling from Fredericksburg in April, with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool

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