6 days in Dallas, Austin & Waco Itinerary

6 days in Dallas, Austin & Waco Itinerary

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Waco
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Dallas

Big D

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.
On the 8th (Tue), see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

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Kansas City to Dallas is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Kansas City in September; daily highs in Dallas reach 92°F and lows reach 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Austin.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

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Austin

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): stroll through Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, stop by Waterloo Records, then get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

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Traveling by car from Dallas to Austin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Austin are 93°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Waco.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors

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Waco

Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, take in the views from Waco Suspension Bridge, look for gifts at Spice Village, then examine the collection at Dr Pepper Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Branding the Brazos Sculpture. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at McCulloch House Museum, then examine the collection at Waco Mammoth National Monument, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cameron Park Zoo, and finally enjoy some diversion at H5 Tactical.

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Traveling by car from Austin to Waco takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Waco are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. On the 13th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Waco

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping