6 days in Texas Itinerary

6 days in Texas Itinerary

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6 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Houston
bus:  3​h
1
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Austin
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Houston

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.
Kids will enjoy SeaWorld San Antonio and Mission San Jose. The adventure continues: Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, walk around Friedrich Wilderness Park, take in the history at Mission Concepcion, and hike along The San Antonio River Walk.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Antonio trip itinerary builder site .

Houston to San Antonio is an approximately 3-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
SeaWorld San Antonio ©
SeaWorld San Antonio
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Attractions like Texas State Capitol and Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, see the interesting displays at LBJ Presidential Library, and appreciate the history behind Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Austin route planner.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Austin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. December in Austin sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 45°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum

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