13 days in Texas Itinerary

13 days in Texas Itinerary

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1
Dallas
— 1 night
2
Austin
— 3 nights
3
San Antonio
— 4 nights
4
Houston
— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): examine the collection at Perot Museum of Nature and Science and then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see Lifestylez Nails Spa, thenhave some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Dallas, and then meet the residents at The Dallas World Aquarium.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Dallas itinerary planning website.

Cape Town, South Africa to Dallas is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Cape Town to Dallas is minus 8 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cape Town in March: high temperatures in Dallas hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Grapevine
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The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
The Dallas World Aquarium ©
The Dallas World Aquarium

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Bring the kids along to Texas State Capitol and Bullock Texas State History Museum. There's lots more to do: have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin, snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, and admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Cathedral.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Austin route maker tool.

Drive from Dallas to Austin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Austin are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Wildlife
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool

4
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Natural Bridge Caverns and The Alamo. And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at SeaWorld, take a stroll around Tower of the Americas, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, and explore the galleries of Institute of Texan Cultures.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Antonio trip maker tool.

Getting from Austin to San Antonio by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in San Antonio are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Houston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld
Six Flags Fiesta Texas ©
Six Flags Fiesta Texas

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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 21st (Sat), find something for the whole family at Kemah Boardwalk, thenexamine the collection at Space Center Houston, and then get your game on at Escape Hunt. Keep things going the next day: hike along White Oak Bayou Trail and then get curious at The Houston Museum of Natural Science.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Houston holiday planning website.

Drive from San Antonio to Houston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In March in Houston, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Trails

Side Trip

Kemah Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Escape Hunt ©
Escape Hunt
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
The Houston Museum of Natural Science

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