16 days in Fredericksburg, San Antonio & Houston Itinerary

16 days in Fredericksburg, San Antonio & Houston Itinerary

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Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
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San Antonio
— 2 nights
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Houston
— 11 nights

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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.
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 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

Luckenbach Texas General Store, Becker Vineyards (Winery)
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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

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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, then take 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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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
San Antonio Missions National Historical Park ©

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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 St Francis Wolf Sanctuary. Head to Houston Premium Outlets and American Girl Houstonfor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Houston: George Ranch Historical Park (in Richmond), Brazos Bend State Park (in Needville) and College Station (Kyle Field & George Bush Presidential Library and Museum). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Space Center Houston, take in the dramatic scenery at Water Wall, see where the action happens at Minute Maid Park, and take an in-depth tour of Holocaust Museum Houston.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Houston travel route planner.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Houston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Houston are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Kemah, College Station, St Francis Wolf Sanctuary, George Ranch Historical Park, Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
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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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