9 days in Texas Itinerary

9 days in Texas Itinerary

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San Antonio
— 1 night
2
Fredericksburg
— 3 nights
3
Waco
— 1 night
4
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 17th (Fri), contemplate the long history of The Alamo.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Antonio tour itinerary planner.

New York City to San Antonio is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City to San Antonio, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in May; daily highs in San Antonio reach 87°F and lows reach 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Briscoe Western Art Museum ©
Briscoe Western Art Museum
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

3
nights
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.
Get some historical perspective at Pioneer Museum and St. Mary's Catholic Church. Escape the urban bustle at Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site and Willow City Loop. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Garrison Brothers Distillery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden, take in the exciting artwork at Agave Gallery Fine Art, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of the Pacific War.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Fredericksburg driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Fredericksburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from San Antonio in May, things will get slightly colder in Fredericksburg: highs are around 81°F and lows about 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Waco.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Garrison Brothers Distillery, The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden, Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site, Luckenbach Texas General Store
Highlights from your plan
Garrison Brothers Distillery ©
Garrison Brothers Distillery
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church
Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site ©

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night
Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): shop like a local with Painting with a Twist, get lost in a book at Armstrong Browning Library and Museum, then see the interesting displays at Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally stop by The Findery.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Waco road trip tool.

Drive from Fredericksburg to Waco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Waco are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Galveston.

Things to do in Waco

Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Armstrong Browning Library and Museum ©
Armstrong Browning Library and Museum
Painting with a Twist ©
Painting with a Twist
The Findery ©
The Findery

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nights
Galveston, Galveston Island

Galveston ©
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 23rd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Moody Mansion, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strand, then get engrossed in the history at 1892 Bishop's Palace, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at MiArt Gallery, take a stroll through East End Historic District, stop by Murdochs, then admire the striking features of The Bryan Museum, and finally make a trip to Old City Cemetery.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Galveston attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Waco to Galveston takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Waco in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Galveston, with lows of 71°F. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Galveston

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Moody Mansion ©
Moody Mansion
East End Historic District ©
East End Historic District
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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