8 days in Texas Itinerary

8 days in Texas Itinerary

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Cistercian Abbey, admire the natural beauty at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, and then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Dallas visit planner.

Ottawa, Canada to Dallas is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Ottawa in March: high temperatures in Dallas hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

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Cistercian Abbey
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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
Cistercian Abbey ©
Cistercian Abbey

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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 5th (Thu), shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, then contemplate the long history of The Alamo, then admire the natural beauty at San Antonio Botanical Garden, and finally take in the history at Mission San Jose. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, then explore the world behind art at McNay Art Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Antonio route maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Dallas to San Antonio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas in March, expect nights in San Antonio to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Fredericksburg.

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
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns

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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 7th (Sat): make a trip to Charles Beckendorf Gallery, learn about winemaking at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, then brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Pacific War, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Fredericksburg vacation planning website.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Fredericksburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from San Antonio in March, things will get a bit cooler in Fredericksburg: highs are around 25°C and lows about 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums · Wineries · Parks
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National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus ©
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main

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nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take in the views from Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, then pause for some photo ops at Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue, and finally trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail. On the next day, see the interesting displays at LBJ Presidential Library, then take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, then admire the striking features of The Driskill, and finally test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Austin.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Austin trip planner.

You can drive from Fredericksburg to Austin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Austin when traveling from Fredericksburg in March, with lows around 13°C. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon 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
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library

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