4 days in Texas Itinerary

4 days in Texas Itinerary

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Start: Houston
Drive:  1 h
1
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Austin
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
San Antonio
— 1 day
Bus:  3 h 15 min
End: Houston

2
nights
Galveston, Galveston Island

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 15th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Moody Mansion and then cool off at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of 1892 Bishop's Palace, see the interesting displays at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Galveston day trip site.

Houston to Galveston is an approximately 1- hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Galveston can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Galveston

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Moody Mansion ©
Moody Mansion
1892 Bishop's Palace ©
1892 Bishop's Palace

1
night
Austin

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and then get all the equipment you need at Gear Rentals.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Austin online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Galveston to Austin takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. Traveling from Galveston in June, plan for little chillier nights in Austin, with lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Adventure Tours Wildlife
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ©
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1
day
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 18th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at The Alamo, then admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepcion, and then go for a walk through The San Antonio River Walk.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Antonio online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Austin to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in San Antonio are 93°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to catch the bus back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Mission Concepcion ©
Mission Concepcion

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