10 days in South Padre Island & Austin Itinerary

10 days in South Padre Island & Austin Itinerary

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Bus to Bainbridge Ferry Terminal, Ferry to Seattle, Fly to South Padre Island
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South Padre Island
— 3 nights
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Austin
— 6 nights
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Fly to Seattle, Ferry to Bainbridge Ferry Terminal, Bus to Port Angeles

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South Padre Island

— 3 nights
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
South Padre Island is known for parks, wildlife, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: observe the fascinating underwater world at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and look for gifts at Karen's Custom Toe Rings.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the South Padre Island holiday planning app.

Port Angeles to South Padre Island is an approximately 13-hour combination of bus, ferry, and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Port Angeles to South Padre Island is 2 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Port Angeles in October: high temperatures in South Padre Island hover around 85°F and lows are around 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Austin.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Austin

— 6 nights

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Explore Austin's surroundings by going to Fredericksburg (Charles Beckendorf Gallery, National Museum of the Pacific War, &more) and San Antonio (San Antonio Botanical Garden, Mission San Jose, &more). And it doesn't end there: get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill, and gain insight at University of Texas at Austin.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Austin trip planner.

Fly from South Padre Island to Austin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from South Padre Island in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Austin, with lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips