28 days in South Texas Plains Itinerary

28 days in South Texas Plains Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Texas Plains travel planner
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Laredo
— 2 nights
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McAllen
— 4 nights
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Kingsville
— 2 nights
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Goliad
— 2 nights
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Concan
— 1 night
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San Antonio
— 16 nights
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Laredo — 2 nights

San Agustin Catholic Cathedral and Republic of the Rio Grande Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Laredo sightseeing planner.

Hamburg, Germany to Laredo is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Hamburg to Laredo. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Hamburg in June; daily highs in Laredo reach 43°C and lows reach 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to McAllen.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 10:

McAllen — 4 nights

McAllen is the twenty-first most populous city in Texas and the largest city in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Quinta Mazatlan and The McAllen Heritage Center. Visiting Mission Hike & Bike Trails and Edinburg Scenic Wetlands will get you outdoors. Step out of McAllen with an excursion to Estero Llano Grande State Park in Weslaco--about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Nuevo Santadar Gallery, walk around McAllen Nature Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Valley Nature Center, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of South Texas History.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our McAllen online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Laredo to McAllen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kingsville.
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Find places to stay Jun 10 — 14:

Kingsville — 2 nights

Kingsville is a city in Texas. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Henrietta Memorial Center King Ranch Museum, get a new perspective on nature at John E. Conner Museum, and then see the interesting displays at 1904 Train Depot Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by King Ranch Saddle Shop.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kingsville trip planner.

Traveling by car from McAllen to Kingsville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Goliad.
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Find places to stay Jun 14 — 16:

Goliad — 2 nights

Goliad is a city in Goliad County, Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): get into the urban bustle at Goliad County Court House, contemplate the long history of Hanging Tree, then contemplate the long history of Presidio La Bahia, and finally delve into the distant past at Goliad State Park & Mission Espiritu Santo State Historic Site. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Pharmacy and Medical Museum of Texas, then view the masterpieces at Square Gallery, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Loreto Chapel.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Goliad driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Kingsville to Goliad in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daily temperatures in Goliad can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Concan.
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Find places to stay Jun 16 — 18:

Concan — 1 night

Concan is a small unincorporated community in Uvalde County in the southwestern portion of the Hill Country of Texas. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): let the river carry you with Andy's on River Road, get a dose of the wild on Frio Bat Flight Tours, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Frio Cave.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Concan trip builder.

Traveling by car from Goliad to Concan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Antonio.
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Find places to stay Jun 18 — 19:

San Antonio — 16 nights

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Alamo and San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral. Mission San Jose and La Villita Historic Arts Village are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of San Antonio with an excursion to St. Louis Catholic Church in Castroville--about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, take in the history at Mission Espada, and explore the world behind art at McNay Art Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Antonio holiday website.

Getting from Concan to San Antonio by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. June in San Antonio sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.
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