10 days in Texas Itinerary

10 days in Texas Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Austin
— 3 nights
2
San Antonio
— 2 nights
3
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 3 nights
4
Houston
— 1 day

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): get your game on at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Austin, get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, and then ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Austin day trip tool.

London, UK to Austin is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from London to Austin, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in December, expect Austin to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum
The Driskill ©
The Driskill

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.
On the 10th (Tue), contemplate the long history of The Alamo, steep yourself in history at Mission San Jose, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. On the next day, Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, and then take in the pleasant sights at The San Antonio River Walk.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Antonio attractions planning app.

Traveling by car from Austin to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Galveston.

Things to do in San Antonio

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The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

3
nights
Galveston, Galveston Island

Galveston ©
An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Galveston Railroad Museum and then engage your brain at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Moody Mansion, thensteep yourself in history at 1892 Bishop's Palace, thentake a stroll through East End Historic District, and finally make a trip to Tree Sculptures.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Galveston route planner.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Galveston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. Traveling from San Antonio in December, Galveston is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Houston.

Things to do in Galveston

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1892 Bishop's Palace ©
1892 Bishop's Palace
Tree Sculptures ©
Tree Sculptures
Moody Mansion ©
Moody Mansion

1
day
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
On the 15th (Sun), examine the collection at Space Center Houston and then catch a live event at Minute Maid Park.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Houston tour planning website.

You can drive from Galveston to Houston in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums
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Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Minute Maid Park ©
Minute Maid Park

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