10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Drive:  1​h
1
San Jose
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Austin
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Waco
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

2
nights
San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Change things up with these side-trips from San Jose: Monterey (17-Mile Drive, Monterey Bay Aquarium, & more). It doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Winchester Mystery House.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the San Jose route site .

San Francisco to San Jose is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. In March in San Jose, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in San Jose

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Monterey
Highlights from your plan
Winchester Mystery House ©
Winchester Mystery House
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 31st (Sun), trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, then ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, and then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, get great views at Mount Bonnell, then contemplate the waterfront views at Barton Springs Pool, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Austin day trip tool .

Traveling by flight from San Jose to Austin takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Jose to Austin is 2 hours. While traveling from San Jose, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Austin, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool

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.
On the 2nd (Tue), explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, and then stroll through The San Antonio River Walk. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of The Alamo, get in on the family fun at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, and then contemplate the long history of Mission San Jose.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Antonio trip maker tool .

You can drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. April in San Antonio sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 60°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Nature Theme Parks Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
Six Flags Fiesta Texas ©
Six Flags Fiesta Texas

1
night
Fredericksburg

The city of Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, and has managed to retain its distinctly German charm.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Pacific War, and then admire the natural beauty at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Fredericksburg trip planner .

You can drive from San Antonio to Fredericksburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, Fredericksburg is a bit cooler than San Antonio - with highs of 76°F and lows of 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Waco.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Tours Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus ©

1
night
Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): stroll through Cameron Park Zoo, catch some excitement at Brazos Bluffs Stables, then take in the views from Waco Suspension Bridge, and finally look for gifts at Magnolia Market at the Silos.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Waco journey builder app .

Getting from Fredericksburg to Waco by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. April in Waco sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Dallas.

Things to do in Waco

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cameron Park Zoo ©
Cameron Park Zoo
Magnolia Market Silos ©
Magnolia Market Silos
Waco Suspension Bridge ©
Waco Suspension Bridge

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Dallas, then examine the collection at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and finally appreciate the history behind Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Dallas attractions planner .

Drive from Waco to Dallas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and tram. In April, daytime highs in Dallas are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Escape Game Dallas
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
Perot Museum of Nature and Science ©

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