9 days in Texas Itinerary

9 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
— 2 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): examine the collection at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum and then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Dallas trip itinerary maker site.

New York City to Dallas is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Dallas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in December, you will find days in Dallas are a bit warmer (59°F), and nights are about the same (41°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Austin.

Things to do in Dallas

Highlights from your plan
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

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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 25th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, view the masterpieces at Harry Ransom Center, and then ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Zilker Metropolitan Park, take some stellar pictures from Mount Bonnell, explore the world behind art at Elisabet Ney Museum, then deepen your understanding at University of Texas at Austin, and finally admire the striking features of The Driskill.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Austin trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Dallas to Austin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in December, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Austin

Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Zilker Metropolitan Park ©
Zilker Metropolitan Park
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History 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.
On the 27th (Sun), learn about all things military at National Museum of the Pacific War, take in nature's colorful creations at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Fredericksburg online trip planner.

You can drive from Austin to Fredericksburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Austin in December, plan for little chillier nights in Fredericksburg, with lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Tours · Museums · Wineries · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Wine Tours & Tastings
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus ©
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus

3
nights
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: shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, get in on the family fun at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, admire the landmark architecture of Tower of the Americas, and take in the history at Mission Concepcion.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the San Antonio online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Fredericksburg in December, with highs in San Antonio at 66°F and lows at 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Houston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): get curious at The Houston Museum of Natural Science and then test your problem-solving skills at That Escape Place. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Space Center Houston.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Houston trip planner.

Getting from San Antonio to Houston by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in December, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Childrens Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
That Escape Place ©
That Escape Place
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
The Houston Museum of Natural Science

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