6 days in United States Itinerary

6 days in United States Itinerary

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6 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Austin
— 2 nights
2
San Antonio
— 1 night
3
South Padre Island
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Dallas
— 1 night
End: New York City

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 9th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Texas State Capitol. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of the Pacific War, learn about winemaking at Grape Creek Vineyards Fredericksburg, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Garrison Brothers Distillery, and finally learn about winemaking at Hahne Estates Winery.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Austin day trip app .

New York City to Austin is an approximately 7-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Austin, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in March, expect nights in Austin to be a bit warmer, around 53°F, while days are much warmer, around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Fredericksburg, Hahne Estates Winery, Garrison Brothers Distillery
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Garrison Brothers Distillery ©
Garrison Brothers Distillery

1
night
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.
On the 12th (Tue), explore the galleries of The Alamo, shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, then pause for some serene contemplation at Little Church of La Villita, and finally get to know the fascinating history of La Villita Historic Arts Village.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the San Antonio trip planning app .

You can drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in March, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to South Padre Island.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

1
day
South Padre Island

South Padre Island ©
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Sea Turtle, Inc., then explore and take pictures at Laguna Madre Nature Trail, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally meet the residents at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read South Padre Island route maker website .

Traveling by car from San Antonio to South Padre Island takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Antonio in March, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in South Padre Island: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 62°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.
Spas & Wellness

1
night
Dallas

Dallas ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): wander the streets of Bishop Arts District and then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Dallas trip maker .

Fly from South Padre Island to Dallas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from South Padre Island in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Dallas, with lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
Bishop Arts District ©
Bishop Arts District

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