11 days in Texas Itinerary

11 days in Texas Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Houston
— 1 night
2
San Antonio
— 3 nights
3
Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
4
Austin
— 3 nights
5
Dallas
— 1 night

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Houston Audubon. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Kemah Boardwalk, examine the collection at Space Center Houston, and then have some family-friendly fun at Escape Hunt.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Houston online trip planner.

Indianapolis to Houston is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Indianapolis in March, expect Houston to be much warmer, temps between °F and °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Kemah Boardwalk
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Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Escape Hunt ©
Escape Hunt
Kemah Boardwalk ©
Kemah Boardwalk

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.
San Antonio is known for shopping, historic sites, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of The Alamo, admire the masterpieces at McNay Art Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at San Antonio Botanical Garden, and admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the San Antonio trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Houston to San Antonio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. March in San Antonio sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns

2
nights
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 18th (Wed): stroll through Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus, learn about winemaking at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, thenget engrossed in the history at National Museum of the Pacific War, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Agave Gallery Fine Art. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Charles Beckendorf Gallery, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, thenawaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and finally learn about winemaking at Grape Creek Vineyards.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Fredericksburg visit planning app.

Getting from San Antonio to Fredericksburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from San Antonio in March, things will get a bit cooler in Fredericksburg: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Wineries Tours Parks
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National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus ©
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus
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.
Austin is known for museums, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, take in nature's colorful creations at Zilker Metropolitan Park, take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, and take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Austin day trip planning site.

You can drive from Fredericksburg to Austin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Fredericksburg in March, Austin is a bit warmer at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dallas.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens and then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Dallas route planner.

You can drive from Austin to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Austin in March, expect nights in Dallas to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit cooler, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Museums
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Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

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