10 days in Texas Itinerary

10 days in Texas Itinerary

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10 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
South Padre Island
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
San Antonio
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Austin
— 4 nights
bus:  3​h 15​min
4
Dallas
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Newark

1
night
South Padre Island

South Padre Island ©
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the South Padre Island travel itinerary planner .

Newark to South Padre Island is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Newark in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in South Padre Island, with lows around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Wildlife Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
day
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.
On the 23rd (Sun), contemplate the long history of Mission San Jose, contemplate the long history of The Alamo, shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, then appreciate the extensive heritage of La Villita Historic Arts Village, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Antonio sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from South Padre Island to San Antonio takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from South Padre Island in June: highs in San Antonio hover around 93°F, while lows dip to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

4
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Space Center Houston has been added to your itinerary. Let the collections at Texas State Capitol and Barton Springs Pool capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main and Grape Creek Vineyards Fredericksburg. Step out of Austin with an excursion to National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg--about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, get to know the fascinating history of Mount Bonnell, look for gifts at Austin Visitor Center, and admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Austin online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Austin are 93°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fredericksburg, Space Center Houston
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
National Museum of the Pacific War ©

3
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.
You've now added The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, then make a trip to Grassy Knoll, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Sundance Square.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Dallas trip tool .

Traveling by bus from Austin to Dallas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. June in Dallas sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Fort Worth
Highlights from your plan
Sundance Square ©
Sundance Square
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©

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