9 days in Texas Itinerary

9 days in Texas Itinerary

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9 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Lagos
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Corpus Christi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Austin
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Lagos

3
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The San Antonio River Walk and Tower of the Americas. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Alamo and Mission San Jose. Change things up with these side-trips from San Antonio: Garrison Brothers Distillery (in Hye) and Fredericksburg (Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, Grape Creek Vineyards, & more). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of La Villita Historic Arts Village, steep yourself in history at The Guenther House Museum, wander the streets of Southtown, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Antonio route planning app .

Lagos, Nigeria to San Antonio is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Lagos to San Antonio due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Lagos, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in San Antonio, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Fredericksburg, Garrison Brothers Distillery
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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

2
nights
Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi ©
A gulf coast town with a semi-tropical climate, Corpus Christi serves as a getaway destination with a life of its own.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Whitecap Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Port Aransas Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Gratitude and then explore the striking landscape of Padre Island National Seashore.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Corpus Christi road trip site .

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Corpus Christi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Port Aransas
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Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach
Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore
Gratitude ©
Gratitude

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 29th (Fri), take in the exciting artwork at Harry Ransom Center, get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, then join in the after-dark buzz at 6th Street, and finally wander the streets of South Congress Avenue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: sample the fine beverages at Bone Spirits Distillery, then get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, and then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Austin trip itinerary website .

Getting from Corpus Christi to Austin by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In November, Austin is little chillier than Corpus Christi - with highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Bone Spirits Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
6th Street ©
6th Street

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