9 days in Texas Itinerary

9 days in Texas Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
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, let the kids burn off some steam at Brackenridge Park, get in on the family fun at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, and gain some tasty knowledge on Cottonwood Wine Tours.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Antonio trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to San Antonio. Expect a daytime high around 94°F in September, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns

2
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.
On the 27th (Sun), brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Pacific War, then learn about winemaking at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Main Street, do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus, and finally savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Fredericksburg tour builder app.

Drive from San Antonio to Fredericksburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from San Antonio in September, things will get little chillier in Fredericksburg: highs are around 87°F and lows about 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Wineries · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main
Wine Tours & Tastings

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Change things up with a short trip to Lake Travis Zipline Adventures in Volente (about 36 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Texas State Capitol, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral, gain insight at University of Texas at Austin, and get engrossed in the history at LBJ Presidential Library.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Austin trip planner.

Getting from Fredericksburg to Austin by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Fredericksburg in September; daily highs in Austin reach 93°F and lows reach 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Dallas.

Things to do in Austin

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip

Lake Travis Zipline Adventures
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats ©
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool

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 2nd (Fri), get a new perspective on things with The Spirit of Dallas, admire the natural beauty at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, and then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Dallas trip planning site.

Drive from Austin to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Dallas can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks · Museums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
The Spirit of Dallas ©
The Spirit of Dallas

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