6 days in Austin & San Antonio Itinerary

6 days in Austin & San Antonio Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Texas itinerary planner

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Austin
— 3 nights
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San Antonio
— 2 nights
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Austin

— 3 nights

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Texas State Cemetery and St. Mary's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Play for all park. There's much more to do: learn the secrets of beer at Bike and Brew ATX, ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, look for gifts at Antonelli's Cheese Shop, and hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Austin trip builder website.

New York City to Austin is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Austin due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Austin: highs are around 85°F and lows about 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Shopping · Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Side Trip

San Antonio

— 2 nights

The Alamo City

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 6th (Fri), browse the different shops at Pearl Brewery.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our San Antonio holiday planner.

You can 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. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums