3 days in Texas Itinerary

3 days in Texas Itinerary

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Austin
— 1 day
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San Antonio
— 1 night
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Houston
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Austin — 1 day

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): stroll through Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, then make a trip to Congress Avenue Bridge Bat Watching, and then get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Austin itinerary planner.

Manchester, UK to Austin is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Manchester to Austin. When traveling from Manchester in April, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Austin: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to San Antonio.
Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

San Antonio — 1 night

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, take in the history at Mission San Jose, then admire the natural beauty at San Antonio Botanical Garden, then take an in-depth tour of The Alamo, and finally go for a walk through The San Antonio River Walk.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Antonio holiday app.

Drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to fly to Houston.
Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Houston — 1 night

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.
For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Houston online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from San Antonio to Houston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. You will leave for home on the 5th (Fri).
Museums · Parks · Nightlife · Outdoors

Texas travel guide

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Specialty Museums · History Museums · Room Escape Games
The Lone Star State
Thanks to its size and geologic features, Texas contains diverse landscapes that closely resemble both the south and southwest of the United States. Though most people associate Texas with tracts of barren land, deserts cover only about 10 percent of the state, with most of its big population centers located in areas once covered by prairies, grasslands, and forests. As you travel from one end of Texas to the other, observe the changing terrain that ranges from coastal piney woods and swamps in the east to the mountains of the west, with rolling plains and rugged hills in the center. For a bit of urban sightseeing visit some of the state's large cities such as Houston, Dallas, or Austin, or immerse yourself in the nation's history by adding famous attractions like The Alamo to your itinerary. Take plenty of time to mingle with the locals, famous for their hospitality, generosity, and fiercely independent spirit.