10 days in Texas Itinerary

10 days in Texas Itinerary

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10 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: San Antonio
1
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Austin
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h 15​min
3
Dallas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Corpus Christi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: San Antonio

2
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.
The Alamo and National Museum of the Pacific War are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Antonio: Hye (Garrison Brothers Distillery & Calais Winery) and Grape Creek Vineyards on Main (in Fredericksburg). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Mission San Jose, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Gardens, pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, and appreciate the extensive heritage of La Villita Historic Arts Village.

To find maps and other tourist information, read San Antonio online travel planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to San Antonio. In August, daytime highs in San Antonio are 98°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Hye, Fredericksburg
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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

2
nights
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 5th (Mon): take a stroll through South Congress Avenue, ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, then admire the striking features of The Driskill, and finally take a stroll through 6th Street. Here are some ideas for day two: get your game on at The Escape Game Austin, then get engrossed in the history at LBJ Presidential Library, then get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Mount Bonnell.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Austin travel route app .

Getting from San Antonio to Austin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Austin are 98°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Dallas.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library

2
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
On the 7th (Wed), learn about winemaking at Caudalie Crest Winery, then learn about winemaking at Eden Hill Winery & Vineyard, and then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, take a stroll through Sundance Square, and then see Lifestylez Nails Spa.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Dallas trip planner .

You can take a bus from Austin to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. August in Dallas sees daily highs of 96°F and lows of 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in Dallas

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Celina, Fort Worth, Lifestylez Nails Spa
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Caudalie Crest Winery ©
Caudalie Crest Winery

3
nights
Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi ©
A gulf coast town with a semi-tropical climate, Corpus Christi serves as a getaway destination with a life of its own.
Do some cultural sightseeing at USS LEXINGTON and Fulton Mansion State Historic Site. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Port Aransas Beach and Padre Island National Seashore. Step out of Corpus Christi with an excursion to Rockport Beach in Rockport--about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Malaquite Beach and Pavilion.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Corpus Christi online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Corpus Christi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 95°F in August, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Rockport, Port Aransas Beach
Highlights from your plan
Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay ©
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay
Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore

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