4 days in Piney Woods Itinerary

4 days in Piney Woods Itinerary

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Tyler
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Jefferson
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Huntsville
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Tyler

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Tyler is a city located in central Smith County, Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Caldwell Zoo, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge, then immerse yourself in nature at Tyler State Park, and finally appreciate the history behind Camp Fannin Veterans Memorial. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Tyler Rose Garden, stroll through Cherokee Trace Drive-Thru Safari, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Brookshire's World of Wildlife Museum and Country Store.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Tyler day trip website.

Dallas to Tyler is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of tram and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Tyler can reach 94°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Jefferson.

Things to do in Tyler

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping · Museums

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Jefferson

— 1 night
Jefferson is a historic city in Marion County in northeastern Texas, United States. On the 18th (Sun), mingle with the ghosts of the past at The Grove, look for gifts at Jefferson General Store, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Old Mill Antiques, and finally explore the activities along Caddo Lake State Park.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Jefferson trip planner.

Getting from Tyler to Jefferson by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Jefferson are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Huntsville.

Things to do in Jefferson

Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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Huntsville

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Huntsville is a city in and the county seat of Walker County, Texas, United States. On the 19th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Texas Prison Museum, pause for some photo ops at Sam Houston Statue, and then admire the majestic nature at Huntsville State Park.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Huntsville online vacation planner.

You can drive from Jefferson to Huntsville in 3.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 94°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks · Museums · Nature
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