4 days in San Antonio & Pasadena Itinerary

4 days in San Antonio & Pasadena Itinerary

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4 days in San Antonio & Pasadena Itinerary

Start: San Antonio
1
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Pasadena
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: San Antonio

2
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from San Antonio: National Museum of the Pacific War (in Fredericksburg) and Austin (Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, & more). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at The Alamo, get engrossed in the history at The Guenther House Museum, shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, and take in the history at Mission San Jose.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the San Antonio trip itinerary maker site .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to San Antonio. December in San Antonio sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Pasadena.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Austin, National Museum of the Pacific War
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

1
night
Pasadena

Pasadena ©
Known as the "City of Roses," Pasadena hosts the annual Rose Bowl parade and football game.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at The Huntington Desert Garden, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Andrew Church, and then explore the world behind art at Norton Simon Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Pasadena route planner.

Getting from San Antonio to Pasadena by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Antonio to Pasadena. Traveling from San Antonio in December, things will get slightly colder in Pasadena: highs are around 55°F and lows about 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pasadena

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

The Huntington Desert Garden
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The Huntington Desert Garden ©
The Huntington Desert Garden
Norton Simon Museum ©
Norton Simon Museum
St. Andrew Church ©
St. Andrew Church

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