8 days in Texas Itinerary

8 days in Texas Itinerary

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

1
night
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.
On the 3rd (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): take a tour by water with The Spirit of Dallas, stroll around Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, and then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Dallas road trip tool.

Cincinnati to Dallas is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Cincinnati to Dallas is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Cincinnati in October; daily highs in Dallas reach 82°F and lows reach 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 4:
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The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

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, take in panoramic vistas at Tower of the Americas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, and admire the natural beauty at San Antonio Botanical Garden.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Antonio holiday maker site.

You can fly from Dallas to San Antonio in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October in San Antonio, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 7:
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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

1
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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 8th (Thu), learn about all things military at National Museum of the Pacific War, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and then don't miss a visit to Main Street.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Fredericksburg online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from San Antonio to Fredericksburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from San Antonio in October, expect Fredericksburg to be a bit cooler, temps between 80°F and 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums · Wineries · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 8:
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National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Wine Tours & Tastings
Main Street ©
Main Street

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 9th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, then take an in-depth tour of LBJ Presidential Library, then gain insight at University of Texas at Austin, and finally stroll through Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of The Driskill, get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, and then stroll through Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Austin using our trip planner.

Drive from Fredericksburg to Austin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Fredericksburg in October, Austin is a bit warmer at night with lows of 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats ©
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats
The Driskill ©
The Driskill

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