5 days in Texas Itinerary

5 days in Texas Itinerary

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5 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Lugano
shuttle + Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
San Antonio
— 1 night
Fly:  20​h
End: Lugano

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol and then get some fabulous bargains at San Marcos Premium Outlets. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Hamilton Pool Preserve, then identify plant and animal life at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and then make a trip to South Congress Avenue.

For ratings and more tourist information, use the Austin tour website .

Lugano, Switzerland to Austin is an approximately 18-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 7 hours. In November, Austin is somewhat warmer than Lugano - with highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Shopping Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Hamilton Pool Preserve, San Marcos Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
Hamilton Pool Preserve ©
Hamilton Pool Preserve
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ©

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.
On the 5th (Tue), take in the history at Mission Concepcion, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, take an in-depth tour of The Alamo, then get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Antonio road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Austin to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November in San Antonio, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

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