9 days in Texas Itinerary

9 days in Texas Itinerary

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9 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
+3
Fly + Bus + Foot + Bus:  30​h
1
Fredericksburg
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Austin
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Shuttle:  4​h 45​min
3
South Padre Island
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
San Antonio
— 1 night
Fly:  27​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
day
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 22nd (Wed): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Garrison Brothers Distillery, learn about winemaking at Grape Creek Vineyards Fredericksburg, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of the Pacific War, then do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, and finally do a tasting at Narrow Path Winery.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Fredericksburg trip planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Fredericksburg is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Fredericksburg is minus 14 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in May; daily highs in Fredericksburg reach 32°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums Wineries Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Garrison Brothers Distillery
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National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main
Garrison Brothers Distillery ©
Garrison Brothers Distillery

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, explore the activities along Barton Springs Pool, then shop like a local with South Congress Avenue, and finally snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats. On your second day here, take a stroll through 6th Street, ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Austin trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to Austin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in May, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Shopping Wildlife
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail ©
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats ©

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle, Inc., identify plant and animal life at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our South Padre Island day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Austin to South Padre Island takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Austin in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 25°C in South Padre Island. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center
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Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of La Villita Historic Arts Village, take a stroll through Southtown, then contemplate the long history of The Alamo, and finally shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): steep yourself in history at King William Historic District, contemplate the long history of The Guenther House Museum, take in the history at Mission San Juan, then steep yourself in history at Mission San Jose, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Antonio trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from South Padre Island to San Antonio takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from South Padre Island in May, you will find days in San Antonio are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are slightly colder (22°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

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

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