5 days in New Braunfels & San Antonio Itinerary

5 days in New Braunfels & San Antonio Itinerary

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5 days in New Braunfels & San Antonio Itinerary

Start: Wichita Falls
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
New Braunfels
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
End: Wichita Falls

2
nights
New Braunfels

New Braunfels ©
Built upon the back of an older cotton-producing town called Gruene, New Braunfels pays tribute to its heritage by maintaining part of the historical town--its post office, general store, and dance hall among other buildings--inside the city limits.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Dick's Classic Garage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at William Chris Vineyards, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hamilton Pool Preserve, and then look for gifts at Gruene General Store.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read New Braunfels tour itinerary planner.

Wichita Falls to New Braunfels is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Expect a daytime high around 93°F in June, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in New Braunfels

Wineries Museums Parks

Side Trips

Fredericksburg, Dick's Classic Garage, Hamilton Pool Preserve, William Chris Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Dick's Classic Garage ©
Dick's Classic Garage
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main
Pioneer Museum Complex ©
Pioneer Museum Complex

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, steep yourself in history at The Guenther House Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Battle For Texas: The Experience, then see the interesting displays at Briscoe Western Art Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Joseph Catholic Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Witte Museum, then explore the world behind art at San Antonio Museum of Art, then examine the collection at San Antonio Fire Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of The Alamo.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Antonio trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from New Braunfels to San Antonio in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. June in San Antonio sees daily highs of 93°F and lows of 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Battle For Texas: The Experience ©
Battle For Texas: The Experience
Briscoe Western Art Museum ©
Briscoe Western Art Museum
St Joseph Catholic Church ©
St Joseph Catholic Church

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