7 days in Corpus Christi, San Antonio & Austin Itinerary

7 days in Corpus Christi, San Antonio & Austin Itinerary

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7 days in Corpus Christi, San Antonio & Austin Itinerary

Start: Houston
bus + Fly:  3​h
1
Corpus Christi
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Austin
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Houston

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Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi ©
A gulf coast town with a semi-tropical climate, Corpus Christi serves as a getaway destination with a life of its own.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): view the masterpieces at The Art Center of Corpus Christi and then contemplate the long history of USS Lexington Museum on the Bay.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Corpus Christi trip planner .

Houston to Corpus Christi is an approximately 3-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 95°F in August, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay ©
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay
The Art Center of Corpus Christi ©

3
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.
Head to The San Antonio River Walk and Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Hausfor some retail therapy. You'll explore and learn at The Alamo and National Museum of the Pacific War. Go for a jaunt from San Antonio to Sisterdale to see Sister Creek Vineyards about 56 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, shop like a local with Blue Star Contemporary, and admire the masterpieces at McNay Art Museum.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Antonio trip planner .

Drive from Corpus Christi to San Antonio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 98°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Fredericksburg, Sister Creek Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Get some cultural insight at Texas State Capitol and Bullock Texas State History Museum. For shopping fun, head to South Congress Avenue or The Blanton Museum of Art. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of LBJ Presidential Library, take in the exciting artwork at Wild About Music, take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, and wander the streets of 6th Street.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Austin attractions tool .

Getting from San Antonio to Austin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 98°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library

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