5 days in Piney Woods Itinerary

5 days in Piney Woods Itinerary

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Fly to East Texas Regional Airport, Drive to Jefferson
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Jefferson
— 1 night
Drive
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Tyler
— 2 nights
Drive
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Huntsville
— 1 night
Drive to George Bush Intercontinental Houston Airport, Fly to Atlanta

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Jefferson

— 1 night
Jefferson is a historic city in Marion County in northeastern Texas, United States. On the 1st (Sat), examine the collection at Jefferson Historical Museum, then examine the collection at Museum of Measurement and Time, and then look for gifts at Jefferson General Store. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): explore the activities along Caddo Lake State Park, then browse for treasures at Old Mill Antiques, then see a world frozen in time at The Grove, and finally make a trip to Atalanta Jay Gould's Railroad Car.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Jefferson holiday maker tool.

Atlanta to Jefferson is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. May in Jefferson sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Tyler.

Things to do in Jefferson

Shopping · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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Tyler

— 2 nights
Tyler is a city located in central Smith County, Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Tyler Rose Garden, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Caldwell Zoo, then let little ones run wild at Brookshire's World of Wildlife Museum and Country Store, and finally pause for some photo ops at Camp Fannin Veterans Memorial. On your second day here, get to know the resident critters at Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge, then admire the majestic nature at Tyler State Park, then admire the masterpieces at Tyler Museum of Art, and finally do a tasting at Kiepersol Vineyards, Winery & Distillery.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Tyler trip planner.

Getting from Jefferson to Tyler by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Tyler are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Huntsville.

Things to do in Tyler

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Nature
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Huntsville

— 1 night
Huntsville is a city in and the county seat of Walker County, Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Texas Prison Museum, pause for some photo ops at Sam Houston Statue, and then immerse yourself in nature at Huntsville State Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Huntsville road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Tyler to Huntsville takes 2.5 hours. In May in Huntsville, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks · Museums · Nature
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