6 days in San Antonio, Austin & Galveston Itinerary

6 days in San Antonio, Austin & Galveston Itinerary

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Drive
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San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive
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Austin
— Few hours
Drive
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Galveston
— 3 nights
Drive to George Bush Intercontinental Houston Airport, Fly to Sheppard Air Force Base-Wichita Falls Municipal Airport

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San Antonio

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): contemplate the long history of The Alamo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Joseph Catholic Church, then steep yourself in history at King William Historic District, and finally contemplate the long history of Mission San Jose.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Antonio trip planner.

Wichita Falls to San Antonio is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also fly. Traveling from Wichita Falls in December, expect San Antonio to be somewhat warmer, temps between 66°F and 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Museums

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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 (Tue): stroll the grounds of Texas State Cemetery and then ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Austin day trip site.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Austin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December in Austin, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 45°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Galveston.

Things to do in Austin

Historic Sites

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Galveston

The Oleander City

An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Armand Bayou Nature Center, then contemplate the long history of San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Railean Rum Distillery. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through East End Historic District, then get engrossed in the history at The Bryan Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Galveston Children's Museum, and finally stroll the grounds of Old City Cemetery.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Galveston road trip app.

Drive from Austin to Galveston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Austin in December, Galveston is a bit warmer at night with lows of 53°F. On the 13th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Galveston

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips