16 days in South Texas Plains Itinerary

16 days in South Texas Plains Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Texas Plains holiday planner

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McAllen
— 2 nights
Drive
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Goliad
— 3 nights
Drive
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San Antonio
— 10 nights
Fly

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McAllen

McAllen is the twenty-first most populous city in Texas and the largest city in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States. McAllen is known for historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around McAllen's New Park & Spray Ground, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at La Lomita Mission RV Park, immerse yourself in nature at Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Mission Hike & Bike Trails.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the McAllen online travel planner.

Los Angeles to McAllen is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to McAllen. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in October, with highs in McAllen at 91°F and lows at 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Goliad.

Things to do in McAllen

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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3
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Goliad

Goliad is a city in Goliad County, Texas, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Goliad side-trips: Cuero (Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum & The Pharmacy and Medical Museum of Texas). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Loreto Chapel, see the interesting displays at Goliad Market House Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Goliad State Park & Mission Espiritu Santo State Historic Site, and appreciate the history behind Fannin Memorial Monument.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Goliad driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from McAllen to Goliad takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from McAllen in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Goliad, with lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Goliad

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 21 — 24:

10
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San Antonio

The Alamo City

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: admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, take in nature's colorful creations at San Antonio Botanical Garden, shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, and explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our San Antonio journey planner.

Traveling by car from Goliad to San Antonio takes 2 hours. In October in San Antonio, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 64°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks
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