33 days in Texas Itinerary

33 days in Texas Itinerary

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Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  16 h 45 min
1
Grapevine
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
2
Dallas
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Amarillo
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Lubbock
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
5
Austin
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Fredericksburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
San Antonio
— 5 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
8
South Padre Island
— 1 night
+4
Shuttle + Foot + Fly + Foot + Shuttle:  5 h 30 min
9
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
10
Houston
— 4 nights
Fly:  18 h 45 min
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
Grapevine

Grapevine ©
Named for the fruit that grows here, Grapevine cultivates its local flavor in grapes and wines.
DFW Surf has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): see Lifestylez Nails Spa, see DFW Surf, meet the residents at SEA LIFE Grapevine, then look for gifts at The British Emporium, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Grapevine Historic Main Street District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Torian Log Cabin, then get your game on at Legoland Discovery Center, then get your game on at The Escape Game Dallas, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Grapevine Mills.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Grapevine road trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Grapevine is an approximately 17- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Grapevine. When traveling from Tel Aviv in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Grapevine: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Dallas.

Things to do in Grapevine

Shopping Fun & Games Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 24:
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The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
DFW Surf ©
DFW Surf
Grapevine Historic Main Street District ©
Grapevine Historic Main Street District

4
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.
Take a break from Dallas with a short trip to Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District in Fort Worth, about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Dallas World Aquarium, test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Dallas, and contemplate the long history of Top O'Hill Terrace.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Dallas day trip planning site.

Dallas is just a short distance from Grapevine. In August, daytime highs in Dallas are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, Top O'Hill Terrace, The Escape Game Dallas
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District ©

3
nights
Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Amarillo is known for museums, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the wide-open spaces of Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West, meet the residents at Amarillo Zoo, stop by Cavender's Boot City, and view the masterpieces at American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Amarillo road trip app.

You can fly from Dallas to Amarillo in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Dallas in August: high temperatures in Amarillo hover around 37°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Lubbock.

Things to do in Amarillo

Shopping Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West ©
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West
American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum ©
American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum
Cavender's Boot City ©
Cavender's Boot City

3
nights
Lubbock

Lubbock
Lubbock is a city in and the county seat of Lubbock County, Texas, United States. To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Lubbock trip builder.

Traveling by car from Amarillo to Lubbock takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Lubbock can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. You will leave for Austin on the 3rd (Thu).

Things to do in Lubbock

Museums Nightlife Fun & Games
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 3:

4
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, steep yourself in history at The Driskill, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin, and take an in-depth tour of LBJ Presidential Library.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Austin travel planner.

You can fly from Lubbock to Austin in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Lubbock in September: high temperatures in Austin hover around 39°C and lows are around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats ©
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats

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.
Fredericksburg is known for wineries, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Pacific War, explore the striking landscape at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Garrison Brothers Distillery, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Fredericksburg day trip planning tool.

Drive from Austin to Fredericksburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, Fredericksburg is a bit cooler than Austin - with highs of 36°C and lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Tours Parks Wineries

Side Trip

Garrison Brothers Distillery
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Wine Tours & Tastings
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main

5
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: steep yourself in history at The Alamo, admire the architecture and history at Mission Espada, shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, and get in on the family fun at SeaWorld.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Antonio holiday planner.

Getting from Fredericksburg to San Antonio by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, San Antonio is somewhat warmer than Fredericksburg - with highs of 40°C and lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to South Padre Island.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld

1
night
South Padre Island

South Padre Island ©
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
On the 16th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Sea Turtle, Inc., then look for all kinds of wild species at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center, then observe the fascinating underwater world at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center, and finally look for gifts at Seas the Day.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read South Padre Island holiday builder website.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to South Padre Island takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from San Antonio in September: highs in South Padre Island hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Galveston.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.
South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center ©
South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center
Seas the Day ©
Seas the Day

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.
Galveston is known for historic sites, parks, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Seawall, take a memorable tour with Tours, take in nature's colorful creations at Moody Gardens, and contemplate the long history of 1892 Bishop's Palace.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Galveston trip planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from South Padre Island to Galveston in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. September in Galveston sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Houston.

Things to do in Galveston

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
The Seawall ©
The Seawall
Moody Gardens ©
Moody Gardens
The Strand ©
The Strand

4
nights
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.
When in Houston, make a side trip to see Battleship Texas State Historic Site in La Porte, approximately La Porte away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, admire the masterpieces at The Menil Collection, stroll through Hermann Park, and take in the dramatic scenery at Water Wall.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Houston online holiday planner.

Drive from Galveston to Houston in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Houston sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
The Houston Museum of Natural Science
The Escape Game Houston ©
The Escape Game Houston

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