7 days in Texas Itinerary

7 days in Texas Itinerary

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7 days in Texas Itinerary

Montreal
Fly:  9​h
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Austin
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
Houston
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
Montreal

1
day
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.
On the 31st (Tue), examine the collection at Briscoe Western Art Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Antonio trip planner .

Montreal, Canada to San Antonio is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Montreal in July, things will get somewhat warmer in San Antonio: highs are around 43°C and lows about 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
Briscoe Western Art Museum ©
Briscoe Western Art Museum

2
days
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): examine the collection at Dick's Classic Garage, then explore the engaging exhibits at Thinkery, and then ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool and then take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Austin trip planner.

Drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Austin sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Houston.

Things to do in Austin

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Nature

Side Trip

Dick's Classic Garage
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Dick's Classic Garage ©
Dick's Classic Garage

2
days
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.
On the 4th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Funeral History, then engage your brain at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rothko Chapel. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mary Jo Peckham Park and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Houston trip planner.

You can drive from Austin to Houston in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In August in Houston, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

#Museums, #Childrens Museums, #Parks

Side Trip

Mary Jo Peckham Park
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National Museum of Funeral History ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

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