5 days in Texas Itinerary

5 days in Texas Itinerary

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5 days in Texas Itinerary

Dallas
Fly:  3​h 15​min
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Austin
— 1 night
bus:  3​h 15​min
Dallas

3
days
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like SeaWorld San Antonio and Natural Bridge Caverns. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, trek along The San Antonio River Walk, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Antonio road trip planning tool .

Dallas to San Antonio is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 98°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Austin.

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SeaWorld San Antonio ©
SeaWorld San Antonio
Six Flags Fiesta Texas ©
Six Flags Fiesta Texas
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns

2
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Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 30th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, and then admire the striking features of The Driskill. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, then stroll through Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, and then take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Austin tour planner.

Drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 98°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can catcht the bus back home.

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Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum

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