5 days in Texas Itinerary

5 days in Texas Itinerary

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5 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Nashville
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
San Antonio
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: Nashville

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Austin is known for museums, fun & games, nightlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Texas State Capitol, appreciate the extensive heritage of Mount Bonnell, pause for some photo ops at Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue, and get engrossed in the history at LBJ Presidential Library.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Austin trip itinerary planning website .

Nashville to Austin is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Nashville in December, with highs in Austin at 64°F and lows at 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©

1
night
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.
On the 30th (Mon), brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Pacific War, then do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Fredericksburg online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Austin to Fredericksburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Austin in December since evenings lows in Fredericksburg dip to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Tours Museums Wineries
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 30:
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National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Wine Tours & Tastings
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepcion, steep yourself in history at Mission San Jose, contemplate the long history of The Alamo, then get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Antonio journey planner .

You can drive from Fredericksburg to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Fredericksburg in December, with highs in San Antonio at 66°F and lows at 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

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