16 days in Fredericksburg, San Antonio & Houston Itinerary

16 days in Fredericksburg, San Antonio & Houston Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Houston
Drive:  4 h 15 min
1
Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Houston
— 11 nights
End: Houston

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): learn about winemaking at Grape Creek Vineyards and then do a tasting at Becker Vineyards (Winery). On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site, brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Pacific War, and then stop by Luckenbach Texas General Store.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Fredericksburg tour builder.

Houston to Fredericksburg is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. Traveling from Houston in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 21°C in Fredericksburg. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Becker Vineyards (Winery), Luckenbach Texas General Store
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National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site ©
Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site
Grape Creek Vineyards ©
Grape Creek Vineyards

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.
On the 25th (Mon), contemplate the long history of The Guenther House Museum, contemplate the long history of The Alamo, and then Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): hike along San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, and finally shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Antonio online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Fredericksburg to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Fredericksburg in September; daily highs in San Antonio reach 40°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to Houston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns

11
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Galleria. Escape the urban bustle at Cockrell Butterfly Center and Hermann Park. Head to Houston Premium Outlets and American Girl Houstonfor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Houston: College Station (Kyle Field & George Bush Presidential Library and Museum), Brazos Bend State Park (in Needville) and George Ranch Historical Park (in Richmond). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, look for all kinds of wild species at St Francis Wolf Sanctuary, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Houston Zoo.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Houston day trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Houston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

College Station, Kemah, Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site, St Francis Wolf Sanctuary, Houston Premium Outlets
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Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
The Houston Museum of Natural Science
George Bush Presidential Library and Museum ©

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