9 days in Texas Itinerary

9 days in Texas Itinerary

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9 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Corpus Christi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Austin
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + Train + Subway + Train:  16​h
End: Manchester

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.
Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Malaquite Beach and Pavilion and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Padre Island National Seashore.

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Manchester, UK to Corpus Christi is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Manchester to Corpus Christi, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in April, things will get much hotter in Corpus Christi: highs are around 33°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Port Aransas Beach
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Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore
Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach
Malaquite Beach and Pavilion ©
Malaquite Beach and Pavilion

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Mission San Jose, then don't miss a visit to La Villita Historic Arts Village, then steep yourself in history at The Alamo, and finally hike along The San Antonio River Walk. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns and then take a stroll through Southtown.

To find out how to plan a trip to San Antonio, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Corpus Christi to San Antonio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April, daytime highs in San Antonio are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

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 9th (Thu): sample the fine beverages at Garrison Brothers Distillery, learn about all things military at National Museum of the Pacific War, then do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, and finally learn about winemaking at Lost Draw Cellars.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Fredericksburg driving holiday tool .

Getting from San Antonio to Fredericksburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, Fredericksburg is little chillier than San Antonio - with highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums Wineries Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Garrison Brothers Distillery
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National Museum of the Pacific War ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main
Garrison Brothers Distillery ©
Garrison Brothers Distillery

3
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 10th (Fri): take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, then get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, and then get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol. Keep things going the next day: get your game on at The Escape Game Austin, then take a stroll through 6th Street, then take a stroll through South Congress Avenue, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Austin trip maker .

Drive from Fredericksburg to Austin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Fredericksburg in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Austin, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail ©
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool

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