The Bullock Texas State History Museum

14 day self drive itinerary

Lone Star Trail

Two states, ten cities and unforgettable sights

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On this 14 day adventure you will venture across the Lone Star State of Texas and into New Mexico. Texas is the heart of America's cowboy country and what better way to experience it then by doing what the locals do. Everything in this state is big and that goes for their cities too - on this self drive trip of a lifetime you'll get to explore the gleaming skyscrapers of Dallas, the bustling live music scene of Austin and get involved in America's love of outer space in Houston. Step into cowboy country and rich western history in Fort Worth, watch daily cattle drives and rodeos in Stock Yards. Head across the state on roads that seem never-ending and embrace the company that's with you driving past breathtaking scenery and to culturally important sights into the state of New Mexico. Discover cities such as Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Amarillo.

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Listen to the live bands playing in the Live Music Capital of the World, Austin
  • Fall in love with outer space like the city of Houston has
  • Stroll along the San Antonio River Walk
  • Santa Fe, UNESCO City of Design, Crafts and Folk Art
  • Lively Dallas
  • Saddle up and embrace cowboy country in Fort Worth

Sample Itinerary Summary

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14 days
Guide Price
£2,299 per person
Price based on
Based on 06 June 18 departure from London Heathrow flying with American Airlines (2 adults sharing).
Our guide price gives you an idea of how much to budget for an itinerary like this. The price will vary based on many elements including exchange rates, and your choice of accommodation, duration, departure date, airline and cabin class.
Destination Breakdown
Private basis, Self-Guided
  • International flights
  • 13 nights hotel accommodation
  • Car hire
Not included
  • Car insurance (including any applicable one way drop off fees or insurance)
  • Meals or excursions unless specified
  • Park entrance fees (if applicable)
  • Ferry charges (if applicable)
  • Dallas

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Live large in Dallas
    • Visit the Sixth Floor Museum chronicling the assassination of John F. Kennedy
    • Take a stadium tour of the famous Dallas Cowboys
  • Austin

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Catch a live band and listen to the sounds of the live music that echo across the city
    • Stroll around the state capital
    • Admire the Capitol Building
  • Houston

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Visit the NASA Space Center Houston
    • Discover the story of Texas at the Bullock Texas State History Museum
    • Admire the towering skyscrapers that rule the city's skyline
  • San Antonio

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Visit The Alamo originally a Christian missionary
    • Stroll along the famous and beautiful Riverwalk
    • See the landscape of the German settlers
  • Fort Worth

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Visit Stock Yards National Historic District
    • Become part of the Old West which is still thriving today
    • Have a drink in a real western saloon