6 days in Waco, Dallas & Austin Itinerary

6 days in Waco, Dallas & Austin Itinerary

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Waco
— 1 night
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Dallas
— 2 nights
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Austin
— 2 nights
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Waco

Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): look for gifts at Magnolia Market Silos, see the interesting displays at Dr Pepper Museum, and then take in the views from Waco Suspension Bridge.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Waco day trip app.

Kansas City to Waco is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Kansas City, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Waco, ranging from highs of 92°F to lows of 69°F. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Dallas.

Things to do in Waco

Shopping · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

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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 9th (Wed), see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District and then take a memorable tour with Black Watch Sailing Charters.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Dallas itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Waco to Dallas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and tram. In September, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Dallas

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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.
On the 12th (Sat), explore the activities along Barton Springs Pool, then stop by Waterloo Records, then steep yourself in history at Texas State Capitol, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats. Here are some ideas for day two: gain insight at University of Texas at Austin, relax and float downstream with ATXcursions, and then hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Austin travel route builder.

You can drive from Dallas to Austin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Austin are 93°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure