3 days in Austin & San Antonio Itinerary

3 days in Austin & San Antonio Itinerary

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3 days in Austin & San Antonio Itinerary

Start: Plano
Drive:  3​h 30​min
1
Austin
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
End: Plano

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hours
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Texas State Capitol as well as Zilker Zephyr Miniature Train. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, then take in the views from Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, and then take a memorable tour with Zilker Zephyr Miniature Train.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Austin travel planning website .

Plano to Austin is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. October in Austin sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Tours Historic Sites Wildlife
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats ©

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The San Antonio River Walk. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at The San Antonio River Walk. Keep things going the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SeaWorld San Antonio.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the San Antonio road trip site .

Traveling by car from Austin to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in San Antonio, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
SeaWorld San Antonio ©
SeaWorld San Antonio
Six Flags Fiesta Texas ©
Six Flags Fiesta Texas

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