11 days in Texas Itinerary

11 days in Texas Itinerary

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11 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Austin
1
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
San Antonio
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h
3
Houston
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Tyler
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Dallas
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h 15​min
End: Austin

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Family-friendly places like Texas State Capitol and Barton Springs Pool will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: get your game on at The Escape Game Austin, appreciate the history behind Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue, take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, and trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Austin day trip planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Austin. In June, daily temperatures in Austin can reach 93°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool

3
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.
Family-friendly places like SeaWorld San Antonio and Natural Bridge Caverns will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, get in on the family fun at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, and browse the exhibits of The Alamo.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the San Antonio online trip builder .

You can drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 98°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can catcht the bus to Houston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
SeaWorld San Antonio ©
SeaWorld San Antonio
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns

2
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
On the 6th (Sat), stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery, then see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, and then get in on the family fun at Kemah Boardwalk. On your second day here, have some family-friendly fun at Escape Hunt, get curious at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, and then get curious at Cockrell Butterfly Center.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Houston trip planner.

Traveling by bus from San Antonio to Houston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July in Houston, expect temperatures between 95°F during the day and 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Tyler.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Kemah Boardwalk
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Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Kemah Boardwalk ©
Kemah Boardwalk

1
night
Tyler

Tyler ©
Tyler is a city located in central Smith County, Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Tyler State Park, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Caldwell Zoo, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

Plan my day in Tyler using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Houston to Tyler in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 94°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Dallas.

Things to do in Tyler

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Caldwell Zoo ©
Caldwell Zoo
Room Escape Games
Tyler State Park ©
Tyler State Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Dallas, and then get your game on at iFLY Dallas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Dallas World Aquarium, then examine the collection at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, and then appreciate the history behind Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Dallas travel route planning app .

Getting from Tyler to Dallas by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and tram. July in Dallas sees daily highs of 96°F and lows of 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

iFLY Dallas, The Escape Game Dallas
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
Dallas World Aquarium ©
Dallas World Aquarium
Perot Museum of Nature and Science ©

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