7 days in Austin & Dallas Itinerary

7 days in Austin & Dallas Itinerary

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7 days in Austin & Dallas Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Austin
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h 15​min
2
Dallas
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: New York City

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Explore Austin's surroundings by going to San Antonio (Mission San Jose, San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, & more). Next up on the itinerary: ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, get engrossed in the history at LBJ Presidential Library, pause for some photo ops at Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue, and hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Austin road trip tool .

New York City to Austin is an approximately 7-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from New York City in March: highs in Austin hover around 75°F, while lows dip to 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Dallas.

Things to do in Austin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

San Antonio
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

3
nights
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.
Explore Dallas' surroundings by going to Fort Worth (Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, Tandy Leather Museum & Gallery, & more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, take in nature's colorful creations at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, get your game on at The Escape Game Dallas, and don't miss a visit to Grassy Knoll.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Dallas trip builder tool .

You can take a bus from Austin to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. When traveling from Austin in March, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Dallas: temperatures range from 70°F by day to 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Worth, The Escape Game Dallas
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