9 days in Texas Itinerary

9 days in Texas Itinerary

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9 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Krakow
Fly + Drive:  22​h 15​min
1
Waco
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Fort Davis
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  12​h 15​min
4
South Padre Island
— 1 day
+4
shuttle + foot + Fly + foot + shuttle:  5​h 30​min
5
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  18​h
End: Krakow

1
day
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 30th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cameron Park Zoo, then examine the collection at Waco Mammoth National Monument, then examine the collection at Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally snap pictures at Waco Suspension Bridge.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Waco online travel route builder .

Krakow, Poland to Waco is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Krakow to Waco is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Krakow in March, you will find days in Waco are warmer (25°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Waco

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Waco Mammoth National Monument ©
Waco Mammoth National Monument
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Waco Suspension Bridge ©
Waco Suspension Bridge

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): take a memorable drive along Willow City Loop, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Garrison Brothers Distillery, then do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards Fredericksburg, and finally relax in the rural setting at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site, immerse yourself in nature at Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site, and then stop by Luckenbach Texas General Store.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Fredericksburg online travel planner .

You can drive from Waco to Fredericksburg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Fredericksburg are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Fort Davis.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site, Luckenbach Texas General Store, Garrison Brothers Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Willow City Loop ©
Willow City Loop
Garrison Brothers Distillery ©
Garrison Brothers Distillery

1
day
Fort Davis

Fort Davis ©
Fort Davis is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jeff Davis County, Texas, United States. On the 2nd (Tue), see the sky in a new way at McDonald Observatory, admire the majestic nature at Davis Mountains State Park, and then visit a coastal fixture at Fort Davis National Historic Site.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Fort Davis trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Fredericksburg to Fort Davis in 6.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Fredericksburg in April since evenings lows in Fort Davis dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Fort Davis

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
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Davis Mountains State Park ©
Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis National Historic Site ©
McDonald Observatory ©
McDonald Observatory

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): admire nature's wide array of creatures at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then explore and take pictures at Laguna Madre Nature Trail, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the South Padre Island tour builder app .

Traveling by car from Fort Davis to South Padre Island takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Fort Davis in April, expect much hotter with lows of 23°C in South Padre Island. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Galveston.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center
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Laguna Madre Nature Trail ©
Laguna Madre Nature Trail
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): examine the collection at Galveston Railroad Museum, then examine the collection at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, then steep yourself in history at Bishop's Palace, and finally explore and take pictures at 1877 Tall Ship ELISSA. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Tree Sculptures, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then contemplate the long history of Moody Mansion, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Old City Cemetery.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Galveston trip itinerary maker website .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from South Padre Island to Galveston in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In April in Galveston, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Galveston

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Moody Mansion ©
Moody Mansion
1877 Tall Ship ELISSA ©
1877 Tall Ship ELISSA

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