10 days in New Braunfels & San Antonio Itinerary

10 days in New Braunfels & San Antonio Itinerary

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10 days in New Braunfels & San Antonio Itinerary

Start: Lafayette
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
New Braunfels
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
San Antonio
— 7 nights
Drive:  6​h
End: Lafayette

1
night
New Braunfels

New Braunfels ©
Built upon the back of an older cotton-producing town called Gruene, New Braunfels pays tribute to its heritage by maintaining part of the historical town--its post office, general store, and dance hall among other buildings--inside the city limits.
On the 23rd (Thu), examine the collection at Dick's Classic Garage, then don't miss a visit to Jacob's Well Natural Area, and then admire the majestic nature at Blanco State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Barn Pottery, then contemplate the waterfront views at San Marcos River, and then see the interesting displays at Old Jail Museum.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our New Braunfels trip itinerary builder site .

Lafayette to New Braunfels is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. May in New Braunfels sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 64°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in New Braunfels

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

San Marcos, Blanco State Park, Old Jail Museum, Jacob's Well Natural Area
Highlights from your plan
Dick's Classic Garage ©
Dick's Classic Garage
Jacob's Well Natural Area ©
Jacob's Well Natural Area
Old Jail Museum ©
Old Jail Museum

7
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The DoSeum as well as SeaWorld San Antonio. Step out of the city life by going to Natural Bridge Caverns and Longhorn Cavern State Park. The adventure continues: trek along The San Antonio River Walk and get in on the family fun at Six Flags Fiesta Texas.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Antonio road trip planning website .

Lafayette to San Antonio is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In May, daytime highs in San Antonio are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. You'll set off for home on the 31st (Fri).

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Longhorn Cavern State Park
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
Longhorn Cavern State Park ©
Longhorn Cavern State Park
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

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