8 days in Texas Itinerary

8 days in Texas Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Natural Bridge Caverns and The Alamo. And it doesn't end there: take in the history at Mission San Jose, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Antonio Zoo, get in on the family fun at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, and walk around Friedrich Wilderness Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the San Antonio online day trip planner.

New York City to San Antonio is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In November, San Antonio is somewhat warmer than New York City - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Theme Parks Parks Nature
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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld
Six Flags Fiesta Texas ©
Six Flags Fiesta Texas

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): learn about all things military at National Museum of the Pacific War, thendo a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, and finally don't miss a visit to Charles Beckendorf Gallery.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Fredericksburg road trip planning website.

Getting from San Antonio to Fredericksburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from San Antonio in November; daily highs in Fredericksburg reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums Parks Wineries
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National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area ©
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Charles Beckendorf Gallery ©
Charles Beckendorf Gallery

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Bring the kids along to Texas State Capitol and LBJ Presidential Library. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, and have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Austin planning tool.

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to Austin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Fredericksburg in November, Austin is a bit warmer at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats ©
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum

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