10 days in Austin & San Antonio Itinerary

10 days in Austin & San Antonio Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Texas tour planner

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Austin
— 5 nights
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San Antonio
— 4 nights
Fly to Phoenix, Shuttle to Tucson

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Austin

— 5 nights

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Let the collections at Dick's Classic Garage and Elisabet Ney Museum capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Texas State Cemetery and William Chris Vineyards. Get out of town with these interesting Austin side-trips: Hye (Garrison Brothers Distillery & Hye Meadow Winery), Hahne Estates Winery (in Johnson City) and Duchman Family Winery (in Driftwood). There's lots more to do: learn the secrets of beer at Bike and Brew ATX, hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, explore the activities along Town Lake, and ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Austin road trip planner.

Tucson to Austin is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tucson to Austin, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May in Austin, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 65°F at night. On the 20th (Thu), you'll travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

San Antonio

— 4 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Alamo and Briscoe Western Art Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Witte Museum and San Antonio Fire Museum. Explore San Antonio's surroundings by going to Fredericksburg (St. Mary's Catholic Church, Pioneer Museum, &more). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Joseph Catholic Church, get to know the fascinating history of Mission Trail, take an in-depth tour of Battle For Texas: The Experience, and contemplate the long history of King William Historic District.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Antonio online attractions planner.

Drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in San Antonio are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Shopping

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