15 days in Dallas & Austin Itinerary

15 days in Dallas & Austin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

15 days in Dallas & Austin Itinerary

Start: Dallas
1
Dallas
— 11 nights
bus:  3​h 15​min
2
Austin
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h 15​min
End: Dallas

11
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Dallas side-trips: Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge (in Sherman), Glen Rose (Fossil Rim Wildlife Center & Dinosaur Valley State Park) and Atomic Candy (in Denton). Pack the 17th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Six Flags Over Texas. Spend the 18th (Tue) exploring nature at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, meet the residents at Fort Worth Zoo, and contemplate the long history of Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Dallas trip itinerary builder site .

If you are flying in from Netherlands, the closest major airports are Dallas Fort Worth International Airport and Dallas Love Field. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in December, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Arlington, Glen Rose, Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge, Arbor Hills Nature Preserve
Highlights from your plan
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center ©
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge ©
Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the views from Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, then steep yourself in history at Texas State Capitol, and then stroll through Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns and then test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Austin.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Austin trip itinerary app .

Traveling by bus from Dallas to Austin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Austin can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus back home.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Natural Bridge Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns

Similar Plans

43 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 18 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 13 days in United States BY A USER FROM BRAZIL December, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Dallas BY A USER FROM THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO November, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in Dallas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in United States BY A USER FROM BRAZIL December, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 44 days in United States BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 21 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in United States BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS October, outdoors, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Dallas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans