Galveston Island Pleasure Pier

16 day sample itinerary

Texas and Beyond

Explore wide open spaces

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Experience a beguiling mix of history, culture, Cajun hospitality and beautiful landscapes on this 16 day motorhome journey. Begin your trip in one of Texas' most cosmopolitan cities; Houston, before travelling along the Gulf Coast to the beautiful shores of Galveston and Corpus Christi. Next up is San Antonio with its rich Tex-Mex heritage and cuisine before heading to former frontier town Abilene where you can learn about life in the ‘Old West’. Get a taste of the cowboy lifestyle in Fort Worth with a visit to the Historic Stockyards. Next up is Texarkana located in the border region between Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana. Drive down along the Natchez Trace Parkway and be sure to take a tour of some of the beautiful antebellum homes before reaching the ‘Big Easy’. Vibrant New Orleans is brimming with unique attractions from voodoo tours of the over ground cemeteries to the lively bars along Bourbon Street in the historic French Quarter. Make your way through Louisiana’s Creole and Cajun country as you pass through capital Baton Rouge and the beautiful Creole Nature Trail in Lake Charles before returning to the Lone Star State and your starting point Houston to return your trusty motorhome.

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Cosmopolian Houston
  • Cowboy country
  • Historic Natchez
  • Vibrant New Orleans
  • Beautiful Lake Charles

Sample Itinerary Summary

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Duration
16 days
Destination Breakdown
Included
  • International flights
  • Motorhome rental
Not included
  • RV campground hookup
  • Mileage packages
  • Personal kits, vehicle kits, generator usage and one way fees
  • Ferry fees (if applicable)
  • Park entrance fees (if applicable)
  • Meals or excursions unless specified
  • Houston

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Space Center Houston
    • Sam Houston Park
    • Houston Museum of Natural Science
    • Hermann Park
    • The Galleria shopping
  • Texas

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Moody Gardens in Galveston
    • Galveston Pleasure Pier
    • Padre Island National Seashore in Corpus Christi
    • Frontier Texas! in Abilene
    • State Line Post Office and Federal Building in Texarkana
  • San Antonio

    Itinerary Highlights

    • The Alamo
    • San Antonio Riverwalk
    • The Pearl Brewery
    • Mission Reach
    • Tex-Mex cuisine
  • Fort Worth

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Stockyards National Historic District
    • Fort Worth Ale Trail
    • Sundance Square
    • Cowtown Opry
    • Fort Worth Cultural District
  • Natchez

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Natchez Trace Parkway
    • Grand Village of the Natchez Indians
    • Natchez National Historical Park
    • Old South Winery
    • Antebellum mansions
  • New Orleans

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Historic French Quarter
    • Creole cuisine
    • St. Louis Cemetery No.1
    • Open air French Market
    • Lively Bourbon Street
  • Baton Rouge

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Old Louisiana State Capitol
    • LSU Rural Life Museum
    • Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center
    • Lively downtown Baton Rouge
    • Capitol Park Museum
  • Lake Charles

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Creole Nature Trail All-American Road
    • Historic Charpentier District
    • Mardi Gras Museum of Imperial Calcasieu
    • Cajun cuisine
    • Lake Charles casinos