13 days in Dallas, Houston & San Antonio Itinerary

13 days in Dallas, Houston & San Antonio Itinerary

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13 days in Dallas, Houston & San Antonio Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
fly:  11​h
1
Dallas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Houston
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Sao Paulo

4
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 Six Flags Over Texas to your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Bluebonnet Trail and Dallas Zoo. Head to Magnolia Market at the Silos and Sundance Squarefor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dallas: Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District (in Fort Worth) and Brazos Bluffs Stables (in Waco). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza and get great views at Reunion Tower.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Dallas tour itinerary planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Dallas is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 3 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Sao Paulo in April since evenings lows in Dallas dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Dallas

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Waco, Bluebonnet Trail, Six Flags Over Texas
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Six Flags Over Texas ©
Six Flags Over Texas

4
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Glenwood Cemetery and San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site. Let the collections at Space Center Houston and The Houston Museum of Natural Science capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, tour the pleasant surroundings at Smither Park, admire all the interesting features of Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, and identify plant and animal life at Cockrell Butterfly Center.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Houston trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Houston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in April, and nighttime lows around 19°C. On the 28th (Sun), you're off toSan Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
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Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Alamo and San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral. Get in touch with nature at The San Antonio River Walk and Natural Bridge Caverns. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Mission San Jose, appreciate the extensive heritage of King William Historic District, take a stroll around Tower of the Americas, and admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepcion.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Antonio day trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Houston to San Antonio takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April in San Antonio, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

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