6 days in Austin, Fredericksburg & San Antonio Itinerary

6 days in Austin, Fredericksburg & San Antonio Itinerary

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6 days in Austin, Fredericksburg & San Antonio Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Newark

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Mount Bonnell. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at The Driskill, then get your game on at The Escape Game Austin, then admire the landmark architecture of Texas State Capitol, and finally take in the views from Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Austin travel route website .

Newark to Austin is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Newark to Austin. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Newark in October; daily highs in Austin reach 85°F and lows reach 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): savor the flavors at Food & Drink, learn about all things military at National Museum of the Pacific War, and then make a trip to Main Street.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Fredericksburg tour itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Austin to Fredericksburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Austin in October: high temperatures in Fredericksburg hover around 80°F and lows are around 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Tours Museums
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National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Wine Tours & Tastings
Main Street ©
Main Street

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, then explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, and then steep yourself in history at The Alamo.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Antonio trip maker website .

You can drive from Fredericksburg to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Fredericksburg in October; daily highs in San Antonio reach 87°F and lows reach 64°F. On the 15th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

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