5 days in Albuquerque & San Antonio Itinerary

5 days in Albuquerque & San Antonio Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

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Albuquerque
— 1 night
Fly to Austin, Bus to San Antonio
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San Antonio
— 3 nights
Bus to Austin, Fly to Albuquerque

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Albuquerque

— 1 night

Duke City

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
On the 26th (Thu), look for gifts at The Candy Lady, then get to know the fascinating history of Albuquerque Old Town, and then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Albuquerque journey planning tool.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Albuquerque. In August, daytime highs in Albuquerque are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
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San Antonio

— 3 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from San Antonio: Austin (Texas State Capitol, Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at SeaWorld, pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, and get engrossed in the history at The Alamo.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Antonio holiday planning site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Albuquerque to San Antonio in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Albuquerque to San Antonio. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Albuquerque in August; daily highs in San Antonio reach 98°F and lows reach 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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