13 days in Johnstown, San Antonio & South Padre Island Itinerary

13 days in Johnstown, San Antonio & South Padre Island Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel planner

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Johnstown
— 2 nights
Drive to Denver International Airport, Fly to San Antonio International Airport
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San Antonio
— 6 nights
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South Padre Island
— 4 nights
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Johnstown

— 2 nights
The Town of Johnstown is a Home Rule Municipality in Weld and Larimer counties in the U.S. Attractions like Cozy Cow Store and Longview Creamery and Pelican Lakes Golf Club make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Johnstown's surroundings by going to Fort Vasquez Museum (in Platteville), Colorado National Speedway (in Dacono) and Lee Maxwell Washing Machine Museum (in Hurrich). There's lots more to do: have fun at Liberty Firearms Institute, sample the tasty concoctions at Mirror Image Brewing Company, and learn about winemaking at Hunters Moon Meadery.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Johnstown road trip planning app.

Denver to Johnstown is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 45°F in February, and nighttime lows around 19°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Johnstown

Museums · Golf · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

San Antonio

— 6 nights

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.
Attractions like Mission San Jose and The Alamo make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting San Antonio side-trips: Austin (Bullock Texas State History Museum, LBJ Presidential Library, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, stroll around Friedrich Wilderness Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Antonio Zoo, and admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepcion.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Antonio tour builder tool.

Explore your travel options from Johnstown to San Antonio with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Johnstown to San Antonio is 1 hour. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Johnstown in February, with highs in San Antonio at 70°F and lows at 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to South Padre Island.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

South Padre Island

— 4 nights
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
Attractions like Sea Turtle, Inc. and Dolphin & Whale Watching make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from South Padre Island: Harlingen (Harlingen Arts & Heritage Museum, Iwo Jima Memorial & Museum, &more). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center, and walk around Andy Bowie Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our South Padre Island online trip builder.

You can drive from San Antonio to South Padre Island in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from San Antonio in February, South Padre Island is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips