5 days in Houston, San Antonio & Austin Itinerary

5 days in Houston, San Antonio & Austin Itinerary

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5 days in Houston, San Antonio & Austin Itinerary

Start: Dhaka City
Fly:  29​h
1
Houston
— 1 day
bus:  3​h
2
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Austin
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
End: Lubbock

1
day
Houston

Houston ©
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.
On the 16th (Fri), play a few rounds at Hermann Park, then get curious at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, and then admire the sheer force of Water Wall.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Houston holiday builder site .

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Houston is an approximately 29-hour flight. Traveling from Dhaka City to Houston, you'll gain 11 hours due to the time zone difference. In August in Houston, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can take a bus to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

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The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Hermann Park ©
Hermann Park
Water Wall ©
Water Wall

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): contemplate the long history of The Alamo, see the interesting displays at The Buckhorn Saloon and Texas Ranger Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, then appreciate the extensive heritage of La Villita Historic Arts Village, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Antonio trip itinerary builder .

Take a bus from Houston to San Antonio in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral ©
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral

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Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 18th (Sun), take a stroll through South Congress Avenue, then trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, then take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, and finally stop by Waterloo Records. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, then ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, and then don't miss a visit to 6th Street.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Austin itinerary builder website .

Drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Austin can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum

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