9 days in Austin, San Antonio & Dallas Itinerary

9 days in Austin, San Antonio & Dallas Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Austin
— 3 nights
2
San Antonio
— 2 nights
3
Dallas
— 3 nights

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Texas Military Forces Museum and SoCo District. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and Texas State Cemetery. There's lots more to do: view the masterpieces at Harry Ransom Center, get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, look for gifts at Wild About Music, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Barton Creek Greenbelt.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Austin trip planner.

London, UK to Austin is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. When traveling from London in April, plan for much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Austin: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 18:
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Texas Military Forces Museum ©
Texas Military Forces Museum
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Texas State Cemetery ©
Texas State Cemetery

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of King William Historic District, contemplate the long history of The Guenther House Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, and finally take in the history at Mission Espada. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Joseph Catholic Church, then examine the collection at San Antonio Fire Museum, then contemplate the long history of The Alamo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Briscoe Western Art Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read San Antonio trip app.

You can drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Briscoe Western Art Museum ©
Briscoe Western Art Museum
St Joseph Catholic Church ©
St Joseph Catholic Church

3
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): see the interesting displays at Frontiers of Flight Museum, admire the natural beauty at Fort Worth Botanic Garden, and then wander the streets of Sundance Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park, admire the masterpieces at Crow Collection of Asian Art, then explore the world behind art at Nasher Sculpture Center, and finally see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Dallas day trip planning app.

You can fly from San Antonio to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Antonio, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Dallas, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Fort Worth
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Fort Worth Botanic Garden ©
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
Sundance Square ©
Sundance Square
Nasher Sculpture Center ©
Nasher Sculpture Center

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