9 days in Texas Itinerary

9 days in Texas Itinerary

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Dallas
— 1 day
2
South Padre Island
— 1 day
3
Austin
— 2 nights
4
San Antonio
— 2 nights
5
Fredericksburg
— 2 nights

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day
Dallas

Dallas ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): see the interesting displays at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, see the interesting displays at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and finally appreciate the history behind Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District.

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Belleville to Dallas is an approximately 10.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Belleville in July; daily highs in Dallas reach 96°F and lows reach 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Perot Museum of Nature and Science ©
Perot Museum of Nature and Science

1
day
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 23rd (Tue): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then identify plant and animal life at Sea Turtle, Inc., and finally identify plant and animal life at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the South Padre Island trip planner.

You can fly from Dallas to South Padre Island in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Dallas in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in South Padre Island: temperatures range from 88°F by day to 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Austin.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.
South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center ©

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, contemplate the long history of Texas State Capitol, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral, and finally take in the views from Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of South Congress Avenue, hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool, and finally view the masterpieces at Wild About Music.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Austin trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from South Padre Island to Austin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from South Padre Island in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Austin: temperatures range from 98°F by day to 75°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum

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 (Fri): contemplate the long history of Mission San Jose, get engrossed in the history at The Alamo, then get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, and finally get to know the fascinating history of La Villita Historic Arts Village. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at SeaWorld.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Antonio online travel route planner.

You can drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 98°F in July, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

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

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 28th (Sun): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Garrison Brothers Distillery, do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of the Pacific War, and finally do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Fredericksburg day trip site.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Fredericksburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Antonio in July: high temperatures in Fredericksburg hover around 93°F and lows are around 70°F. You'll set off for home on the 29th (Mon).

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Garrison Brothers Distillery
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Grape Creek Vineyards ©
Grape Creek Vineyards
Garrison Brothers Distillery ©
Garrison Brothers Distillery

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