7 days in Houston, San Antonio & Austin Itinerary

7 days in Houston, San Antonio & Austin Itinerary

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Start: Houston
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Houston
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Austin
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h
4
Houston
— 4 nights
End: Houston

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Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
You've now added Discovery Green to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): let little ones run wild at Discovery Green.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Houston trip planning site.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Houston. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in October, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Fun & Games
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Discovery Green ©
Discovery Green

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rio San Antonio Cruises, San Antonio Brewery Tours and The Alamo. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): steep yourself in history at The Alamo, indulge your taste buds at San Antonio Brewery Tours, and then get from here to there with Rio San Antonio Cruises.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the San Antonio visit website.

Traveling by car from Houston to San Antonio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. October in San Antonio sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Tours Breweries & Distilleries Transportation
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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Rio San Antonio Cruises ©
Rio San Antonio Cruises

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Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Circuit of The Americas has been added to your itinerary. On the 11th (Fri), join the crowd at Circuit of The Americas.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Austin day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Austin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in October, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Houston.
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Circuit of The Americas ©
Circuit of The Americas

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Houston

Houston ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Beer Tastings & Tours, Holocaust Museum Houston, Galveston Water Adventures, and other attractions you added. Step out of Houston to go to Kemah and see Kemah Boardwalk, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Enjoy Houston some more: see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Houston Zoo, and get your game on at Escape Zone.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Houston trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Austin to Houston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Tours Parks

Side Trips

Galveston, Kemah Boardwalk, Battleship Texas State Historic Site
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Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo
Holocaust Museum Houston ©
Holocaust Museum Houston

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