7 days in Dallas, Austin & San Antonio Itinerary

7 days in Dallas, Austin & San Antonio Itinerary

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7 days in Dallas, Austin & San Antonio Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Dallas
— 1 night
bus:  3​h 15​min
2
Austin
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
3
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Riyadh

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): snap pictures at Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge, then don't miss a visit to Pioneer Plaza, then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and finally make a trip to Top O'Hill Terrace.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Dallas day trip planner .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Dallas is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Riyadh to Dallas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Riyadh in September, things will get little chillier in Dallas: highs are around 39°C and lows about 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Top O'Hill Terrace
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Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace
Pioneer Plaza ©
Pioneer Plaza

1
night
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 30th (Mon): find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, then get answers to all your questions at Austin Visitor Center, and finally get your game on at The Escape Game Austin.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Austin itinerary planner.

Take a bus from Dallas to Austin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Austin are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Adventure Outdoors Historic Sites
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to San Antonio Western Shooting and St. Mary's Catholic Church. Explore San Antonio's surroundings by going to Fredericksburg (Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site & Grape Creek Vineyards on Main) and Landa Park (in New Braunfels). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St Joseph Catholic Church, contemplate the long history of The Guenther House Museum, laugh and play at SeaWorld San Antonio, and see the interesting displays at San Antonio Fire Museum.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for San Antonio using our trip planner.

You can drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in September, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Fredericksburg, Landa Park
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San Antonio Western Shooting ©
San Antonio Western Shooting
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church
Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site ©

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