9 days in San Jose & Texas Itinerary

9 days in San Jose & Texas Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
nights
San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Monterey Bay Aquarium and 17-Mile Drive. Explore San Jose's surroundings by going to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard (in Pacific Grove) and Scenic Road Walkway (in Carmel). The adventure continues: make a trip to Sikh Gurdwara and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph.

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San Francisco to San Jose is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a subway. In December, daytime highs in San Jose are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. On the 21st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in San Jose

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Monterey, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, Scenic Road Walkway
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Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph ©
Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Texas State Capitol and Bullock Texas State History Museum. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Zilker Metropolitan Park, admire the masterpieces at Mexic-Arte Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Texas Memorial Museum, and deepen your understanding at University of Texas at Austin.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Austin trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Jose to Austin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Jose to Austin, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. December in Austin sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Zilker Metropolitan Park ©
Zilker Metropolitan Park

3
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.
Attractions like The San Antonio River Walk and Six Flags Fiesta Texas make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of The Alamo, find something for the whole family at SeaWorld, make a trip to Main Plaza, and take in the history at Mission Concepcion.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Antonio online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Austin to San Antonio by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In December in San Antonio, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld
Six Flags Fiesta Texas ©
Six Flags Fiesta Texas

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