5 days in Texas Itinerary

5 days in Texas Itinerary

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5 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
San Antonio
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  7​h
End: New York City

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 5th (Mon): witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill, ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, and then hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Austin day trip planning site .

New York City to Austin is an approximately 7-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in August, you will find days in Austin are a bit warmer (98°F), and nights are about the same (75°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool

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.
On the 8th (Thu), sample the fine beverages at Garrison Brothers Distillery, learn about all things military at National Museum of the Pacific War, and then do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Fredericksburg trip maker .

Getting from Austin to Fredericksburg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Austin in August, things will get slightly colder in Fredericksburg: highs are around 93°F and lows about 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums Wineries Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Garrison Brothers Distillery
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Garrison Brothers Distillery ©
Garrison Brothers Distillery
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main

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 9th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of The Alamo and then shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Antonio trip planner .

Drive from Fredericksburg to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Antonio when traveling from Fredericksburg in August, with lows around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Trails Museums
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

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