10 days in Texas Itinerary

10 days in Texas Itinerary

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Dallas
— 2 nights
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Austin
— 1 night
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San Antonio
— 3 nights
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South Padre Island
— 3 nights

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Dallas

Dallas ©

Big D

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Prestonwood Baptist Church, then get a new perspective on things with The Spirit of Dallas, and then contemplate the waterfront views at White Rock Lake Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Dallas visit website.

Cleveland to Dallas is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cleveland to Dallas due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Cleveland in December; daily highs in Dallas reach 59°F and lows reach 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Dallas

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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Water Body
White Rock Lake Park
4.7

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Austin

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 9th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Texas State Capitol, explore the activities along Town Lake, and then hike along Barton Creek Greenbelt. Keep things going the next day: walk around Play for all park, then stroll the grounds of Texas State Cemetery, then steep yourself in history at O. Henry Home & Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Austin trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Dallas to Austin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in December, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Historic Sites · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

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Biking Trail
Barton Creek Greenbelt
4.6

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San Antonio

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.
Get outdoors at Cave Without a Name and Cascade Caverns. Explore hidden gems such as Kerrville River Trail and The Guenther House Museum. The adventure continues: admire the architecture and history at Mission Espada, get to know the fascinating history of King William Historic District, pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at San Antonio Museum of Art.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Antonio online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Austin to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. December in San Antonio sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to South Padre Island.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

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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.
On the 14th (Mon), meet the residents at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center, then look for all kinds of wild species at Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Isla Blanca Park, then don't miss a visit to Largest Outdoor Sandcastle in the USA, then identify plant and animal life at Sea Turtle, Inc., and finally get to know the fascinating history of Laguna Madre Nature Trail.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our South Padre Island trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to South Padre Island takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit warmer evenings in South Padre Island when traveling from San Antonio in December, with lows around 60°F. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

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Parasailing / Paragliding
Parasailing & Paragliding
4.2

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