10 days in Texas & California Itinerary

10 days in Texas & California Itinerary

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San Antonio
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Austin
— 1 night
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San Francisco
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Fly
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San Diego
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San Antonio

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): contemplate the long history of The Alamo, then take in the history at Mission Concepcion, then take in the history at Mission San Jose, and finally shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Antonio trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to San Antonio. In May, daytime highs in San Antonio are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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Austin

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 13th (Sun), stroll around Zilker Metropolitan Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and then ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Austin trip builder website.

You can drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In May in Austin, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and wander the streets of SoMa.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Austin to San Francisco by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Austin to San Francisco, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Austin in May; daily highs in San Francisco reach 69°F and lows reach 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites

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San Diego

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Spend the 21st (Mon) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, walk around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Cove.

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Getting from San Francisco to San Diego by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Diego, with lows of 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Fun & Games

Texas travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
The Lone Star State
Thanks to its size and geologic features, Texas contains diverse landscapes that closely resemble both the south and southwest of the United States. Though most people associate Texas with tracts of barren land, deserts cover only about 10 percent of the state, with most of its big population centers located in areas once covered by prairies, grasslands, and forests. As you travel from one end of Texas to the other, observe the changing terrain that ranges from coastal piney woods and swamps in the east to the mountains of the west, with rolling plains and rugged hills in the center. For a bit of urban sightseeing visit some of the state's large cities such as Houston, Dallas, or Austin, or immerse yourself in the nation's history by adding famous attractions like The Alamo to your itinerary. Take plenty of time to mingle with the locals, famous for their hospitality, generosity, and fiercely independent spirit.

California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.