28 days in Texas Itinerary

28 days in Texas Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dallas
— 2 nights
2
Fort Worth
— 2 nights
3
Abilene
— 2 nights
4
Midland
— 2 nights
5
Big Bend National Park
— 2 nights
6
Del Rio
— 1 night
7
Bandera
— 3 nights
8
San Antonio
— 4 nights
9
Fredericksburg
— 3 nights
10
Austin
— 4 nights

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): see the interesting displays at National Scouting Museum, thenexamine the collection at African American Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Museum of Geometric and MADI Art, and finally examine the collection at The Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum : The Samurai Collection. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Santuario de Guadalupe, thenexamine the collection at A. W. Perry Homestead, thensee the interesting displays at National Videogame Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Eden Hill Winery & Vineyard.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Dallas trip tool.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Dallas is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Dallas is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Amsterdam in September, things will get much warmer in Dallas: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Fort Worth.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

A. W. Perry Homestead, National Scouting Museum, National Videogame Museum, Eden Hill Winery & Vineyard
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National Scouting Museum ©
National Scouting Museum
Eden Hill Winery & Vineyard ©
Eden Hill Winery & Vineyard

2
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Fort Worth

Fort Worth ©
Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
Get some historical perspective at Log Cabin Village and St. Patrick Cathedral. Stockyards Museum and Fort Worth Aviation Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Lost Oak Winery in Burleson (about 30 minutes away). There's much more to do: examine the collection at National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, admire the striking features of Livestock Exchange Building, explore the activities along Burger's Lake, and don't miss a visit to Exchange Avenue.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Fort Worth trip planner.

You can drive from Dallas to Fort Worth in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Fort Worth, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Abilene.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lost Oak Winery
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Log Cabin Village ©
Log Cabin Village
Stockyards Museum ©
Stockyards Museum
National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame ©

2
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Abilene

Abilene ©
Abilene is a city in Taylor and Jones counties in West Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): see the sky in a new way at Morgan Jones Planetarium, do a tasting at Winery at willow creek, thenstroll the grounds of The Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Swenson House Historical Society, and finally admire the natural beauty at Adamson-Spalding Storybook Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): examine the collection at Flying A Classic Car Club Museum, get engrossed in the history at Pioneer City County Museum, and then stroll around Bank Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Abilene road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Fort Worth to Abilene takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Midland.

Things to do in Abilene

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Albany, Pioneer City County Museum
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Pioneer City County Museum ©
Pioneer City County Museum
Swenson House Historical Society ©
Swenson House Historical Society

2
nights
Midland

Midland ©
Midland is a city in and the county seat of Midland County, Texas, United States, on the Southern Plains of the state's western area. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Heritage Museum of Big Spring, steep yourself in history at George W. Bush Childhood Home, thensee the interesting displays at Presidential Archives and Leadership Library, and finally appreciate the history behind Chris Kyle "American Sniper" Memorial. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Stonehenge Replica and then see the interesting displays at Haley Memorial Library and History Center.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Midland trip planner.

Getting from Abilene to Midland by car takes about 2.5 hours. September in Midland sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Big Bend National Park.

Things to do in Midland

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Odessa, Heritage Museum of Big Spring
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Stonehenge Replica ©
Stonehenge Replica
Heritage Museum of Big Spring ©
Heritage Museum of Big Spring
Haley Memorial Library and History Center ©
Haley Memorial Library and History Center

2
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Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park ©
Situated where the Rio Grande River takes a big southerly dip in West Texas, Big Bend National Park covers a massive expanse of desert, woodlands, and grasslands full of rivers, limestone canyons, and high mountains. Nearly 2,000 species of plant and animal life call this place home.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Big Bend National Park - Fossil Bone Exhibit, thencontemplate the long history of Homer Wilson Ranch, and then get to know the fascinating history of Castolon Historic District. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Abandoned Contrabando Movie Set and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dug Out Wells Picnic Area and Nature Trail.

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Getting from Midland to Big Bend National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. In September, daytime highs in Big Bend National Park are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Del Rio.

Things to do in Big Bend National Park

Historic Sites Museums Trails
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Homer Wilson Ranch ©
Homer Wilson Ranch
Big Bend National Park - Fossil Bone Exhibit ©
Abandoned Contrabando Movie Set ©
Abandoned Contrabando Movie Set

1
night
Del Rio

Del Rio ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Devils River State Natural Area and then take an in-depth tour of Whitehead Memorial Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Del Rio route builder app.

Drive from Big Bend National Park to Del Rio in 5 hours. September in Del Rio sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bandera.

Things to do in Del Rio

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Devils River State Natural Area ©
Devils River State Natural Area
Whitehead Memorial Museum ©
Whitehead Memorial Museum

3
nights
Bandera

Bandera ©
Bandera is the county seat of Bandera County, Texas, United States, in the Texas Hill Country, which is part of the Edwards Plateau. Step off the beaten path and head to Frontier Times Museum and Silver Spur Ranch. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bandera Natural History Museum and St. Stanislaus Catholic Church. Change things up with a short trip to Louise Hays Park in Kerrville (about 30 minutes away). There's much more to do: get a taste of life in the country at Dixie Dude Ranch, browse the collection at Bandera County Public Library, stop by Bandera General Store, and walk around Bandera City Park.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bandera online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Del Rio to Bandera in 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Bandera when traveling from Del Rio in September, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to San Antonio.

Things to do in Bandera

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Louise Hays Park
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 16:
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Bandera City Park ©
Bandera City Park
Frontier Times Museum ©
Frontier Times Museum
Bandera Natural History Museum ©
Bandera Natural History Museum

4
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Battle For Texas: The Experience and Witte Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Presidio La Bahia and Goliad State Park & Mission Espiritu Santo State Historic Site. Get out of town with these interesting San Antonio side-trips: Old Jail Museum (in Gonzales), Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo (in New Braunfels) and Goliad County Court House (in Goliad). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at San Antonio Museum of Art, pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, see the interesting displays at San Antonio Fire Museum, and play a few rounds at Palmer Course at La Cantera.

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Drive from Bandera to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Bandera in September, San Antonio is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Goliad, Old Jail Museum, Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo
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Presidio La Bahia ©
Presidio La Bahia
St Joseph Catholic Church ©
St Joseph Catholic Church

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Mary's Catholic Church and The Sauer-Beckmann Farmstead Tours. You'll discover tucked-away gems like LBJ Texas White House and Vereins Kirche Museum. Step out of Fredericksburg with an excursion to Riverside Nature Center in Kerrville--about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: do a tasting at William Chris Vineyards, have fun and explore at Texas Rangers Heritage Center, contemplate the long history of Fort Martin Scott, and take in the exciting artwork at Good Art Company Art Gallery.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Fredericksburg trip planning website.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Fredericksburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Antonio in September: high temperatures in Fredericksburg hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Sauer-Beckmann Farmstead Tours, Riverside Nature Center, LBJ Texas White House, William Chris Vineyards
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St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church
LBJ Texas White House ©
LBJ Texas White House
William Chris Vineyards ©
William Chris Vineyards

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Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Dick's Classic Garage and Texas Military Forces Museum. Visit Texas State Cemetery and St. Mary's Church of the Assumption for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Austin: Jacob's Well Natural Area (in Wimberley), Spoetzl Brewery (in Shiner) and St. Mary's Church High Hill (in Schulenburg). And it doesn't end there: have fun and explore at Thinkery, see the interesting displays at Museum of the American GI, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sitagu Buddha Vihara, and admire the striking features of St. Mary's Cathedral.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Austin trip itinerary tool.

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 September, expect Austin to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Schulenburg, Jacob's Well Natural Area, Gonzales Memorial Museum, Spoetzl Brewery, Dick's Classic Garage
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Dick's Classic Garage ©
Dick's Classic Garage
Texas Military Forces Museum ©
Texas Military Forces Museum
Texas State Cemetery ©
Texas State Cemetery

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