5 days in Austin, Fredericksburg & San Antonio Itinerary

5 days in Austin, Fredericksburg & San Antonio Itinerary

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5 days in Austin, Fredericksburg & San Antonio Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Bus:  3 h 15 min
1
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
San Antonio
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: Dallas

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Texas State Capitol and The Driskill. You'll explore and learn at Bullock Texas State History Museum and LBJ Presidential Library. There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, get your game on at The Escape Game Austin, view the masterpieces at Harry Ransom Center, and take in nature's colorful creations at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Austin trip itinerary tool .

Dallas to Austin is an approximately 3.5-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or fly. In June in Austin, expect temperatures between 93°F during the day and 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum

1
night
Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©
The city of Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, and has managed to retain its distinctly German charm.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Charles Beckendorf Gallery, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of the Pacific War, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Fredericksburg holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Austin to Fredericksburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, Fredericksburg is a bit cooler than Austin - with highs of 88°F and lows of 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Tours Museums
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National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Wine Tours & Tastings

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, then take in the history at Mission San Jose, then explore the galleries of The Alamo, and finally shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the San Antonio day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Fredericksburg in June since evenings lows in San Antonio dip to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral ©
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral

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