22 days in Austin & San Antonio Itinerary

22 days in Austin & San Antonio Itinerary

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Austin
— 11 nights
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— 1 day
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Austin
— 10 nights
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Austin

— 11 nights

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Escape the urban bustle at Hamilton Pool Preserve and Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Magnolia Market Silos and Waco Mammoth National Monument. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Austin: Jacob's Well Natural Area (in Wimberley), Waco (Cameron Park Zoo, Dr Pepper Museum, &more) and Pedernales Falls State Park (in Johnson City). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at McKinney Falls State Park, trot along with a tour on horseback, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and take a stroll through South Congress Avenue.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Austin trip planner.

New York City to Austin is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from New York City in March, plan for much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Austin: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

San Antonio

— 1 day

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.
On the 26th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, then explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, and then find something for the whole family at Six Flags Fiesta Texas.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our San Antonio trip website.

You can drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in San Antonio are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Austin

— 10 nights

Live Music Capital of the World

Get outdoors at Natural Bridge Caverns and Barton Springs Pool. Bring the kids along to SeaWorld and Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail. Explore Austin's surroundings by going to Fredericksburg (National Museum of the Pacific War & Enchanted Rock State Natural Area), San Antonio (Blue Star Contemporary, Mission San Jose, &more) and Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo (in New Braunfels). See even more of Austin: look for all kinds of wild species at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, take in the exciting artwork at The Blanton Museum of Art, take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, and examine the collection at LBJ Presidential Library.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Austin trip planner.

Getting from San Antonio to Austin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or take a train. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips