7 days in Texas Itinerary

7 days in Texas Itinerary

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Waco
— 1 day
2
Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
3
Fort Davis
— 2 nights
4
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 1 night

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Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): examine the collection at Waco Mammoth National Monument, see the interesting displays at Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, and then take in the views from Waco Suspension Bridge.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Waco travel route app.

Dallas to Waco is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or ride a tram. Expect a daytime high around °F in December, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Waco

Museums
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Waco Mammoth National Monument ©
Waco Mammoth National Monument
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum
Waco Suspension Bridge ©
Waco Suspension Bridge

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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.
On the 11th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site, do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Garrison Brothers Distillery, do a tasting at Becker Vineyards (Winery), browse the exhibits of Pioneer Museum, thendo a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, and finally learn about winemaking at Narrow Path Winery.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Fredericksburg holiday planner.

Getting from Waco to Fredericksburg by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. December in Fredericksburg sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Fort Davis.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden, Becker Vineyards (Winery), Garrison Brothers Distillery
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Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site ©
Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main
Pioneer Museum ©
Pioneer Museum

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Fort Davis

Fort Davis ©
Fort Davis is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jeff Davis County, Texas, United States. On the 13th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Fort Davis National Historic Site, thenimmerse yourself in nature at Davis Mountains State Park, and then see the sky in a new way at McDonald Observatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center & Botanical Garden, examine the collection at Museum of the Big Bend, and then steep yourself in history at Mariscal Mine.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Fort Davis online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Fredericksburg to Fort Davis in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Fredericksburg in December, Fort Davis is a bit cooler at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Galveston.

Things to do in Fort Davis

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Alpine
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McDonald Observatory ©
McDonald Observatory
Museum of the Big Bend ©
Museum of the Big Bend
Fort Davis National Historic Site ©
Fort Davis National Historic Site

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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.
On the 15th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Moody Mansion, see the interesting displays at Galveston Railroad Museum, and then learn about all things military at Galveston Naval Museum. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: engage your brain at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, thenget engrossed in the history at 1892 Bishop's Palace, and then look for gifts at Murdochs.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Galveston tour itinerary maker website.

Traveling by combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Fort Davis to Galveston takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Traveling from Fort Davis in December, you will find days in Galveston are a bit warmer (°F), and nights are much hotter (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Galveston

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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1892 Bishop's Palace ©
1892 Bishop's Palace
Moody Mansion ©
Moody Mansion
Galveston Railroad Museum ©
Galveston Railroad Museum

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