8 days in Texas Itinerary

8 days in Texas Itinerary

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8 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: New York City
foot + Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Austin
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
End: New York City

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like SeaWorld San Antonio and Natural Bridge Caverns. And it doesn't end there: take in the history at Mission San Jose, get in on the family fun at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, and take a stroll around Tower of the Americas.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Antonio road trip planning website .

New York City to San Antonio is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to San Antonio due to the time zone difference. In November, San Antonio is somewhat warmer than New York City - with highs of 74°F and lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
SeaWorld San Antonio ©
SeaWorld San Antonio
Six Flags Fiesta Texas ©
Six Flags Fiesta Texas

1
night
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 27th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of National Museum of the Pacific War, do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, then take in the dramatic natural features at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, and finally make a trip to Charles Beckendorf Gallery.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Fredericksburg tour planner.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Fredericksburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, Fredericksburg is slightly colder than San Antonio - with highs of 67°F and lows of 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums Nature Wineries
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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
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kids will enjoy Texas State Capitol and Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Austin, stroll around Zilker Metropolitan Park, and take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Austin trip planning app .

Getting from Fredericksburg to Austin by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Fredericksburg in November since evenings lows in Austin dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 30:
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum

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