10 days in Texas Itinerary

10 days in Texas Itinerary

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10 days in Texas Itinerary

Minneapolis
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Fredericksburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Austin
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Minneapolis

2
days
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.
On the 24th (Fri), have fun at AT&T Stadium and then contemplate the long history of Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and then pause for some photo ops at John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Dallas trip planner.

Minneapolis to Dallas is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Minneapolis in March; daily highs in Dallas reach 69°F and lows reach 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Antonio.

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Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, AT&T Stadium
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3
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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.
San Antonio is known for shopping, sightseeing, theme parks, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind The Alamo, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose Church, stroll through San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, and explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge Caverns.

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Traveling by flight from Dallas to San Antonio takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Dallas in March, plan for a bit warmer days in San Antonio, with highs around 75°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Fredericksburg.

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Natural Bridge Caverns
Natural Bridge Caverns
The Alamo
The Alamo
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The San Antonio River Walk

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Pacific War, experience rural life at Wildseed Farms, and then learn about winemaking at Grape Creek Vineyards. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Charles Beckendorf Gallery, then take in the dramatic natural features at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and finally make a trip to Main Street.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Fredericksburg trip generator.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Fredericksburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect slightly colder evenings in Fredericksburg when traveling from San Antonio in March, with lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to drive to Austin.

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National Museum of the Pacific War
National Museum of the Pacific War
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area ©
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Wildseed Farms ©
Wildseed Farms

3
days
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Austin is known for sightseeing, museums, nightlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of State Capitol, explore and take pictures at University of Texas at Austin, take in the views from Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, and hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Austin vacation planner.

You can drive from Fredericksburg to Austin in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Fredericksburg in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Austin, with lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

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Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol

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