5 days in Texas Itinerary

5 days in Texas Itinerary

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

1
day
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens and then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Dallas trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Dallas. In May, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Austin.

Things to do in Dallas

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The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 22nd (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, then contemplate the long history of Texas State Capitol, and then test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Austin. On your second day here, witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool, then explore the world behind art at Elisabet Ney Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Austin journey planning site.

Take a bus from Dallas to Austin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum

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 24th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Main Plaza, contemplate the long history of Mission San Jose, admire the landmark architecture of Tower of the Americas, then steep yourself in history at The Alamo, and finally shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: let little ones run wild at Brackenridge Park, then Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, then walk around Friedrich Wilderness Park, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

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Drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns

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