7 days in Dallas, Waco & San Antonio Itinerary

7 days in Dallas, Waco & San Antonio Itinerary

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7 days in Dallas, Waco & San Antonio Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Dallas
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Waco
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Detroit

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): get your game on at The Escape Game Dallas. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Arbor Hills Nature Preserve and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Grapevine Historic Main Street District.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Dallas trip itinerary planner .

Detroit to Dallas is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Detroit to Dallas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Detroit in November, expect Dallas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 67°F and 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Waco.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Grapevine, Arbor Hills Nature Preserve
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Arbor Hills Nature Preserve ©
Arbor Hills Nature Preserve
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas

1
night
Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
You've now added Magnolia Market to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): stop by Magnolia Market, immerse yourself in nature at Fort Parker State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Mother Neff State Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Waco trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Dallas to Waco takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of tram and flight. November in Waco sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 47°F at night. On the 4th (Mon), you're off toSan Antonio.

Things to do in Waco

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trips

Mother Neff State Park, Fort Parker State Park
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Magnolia Market Silos ©
Magnolia Market Silos
Fort Parker State Park ©
Fort Parker State Park
Mother Neff State Park ©
Mother Neff State Park

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Mission Trail and Cave Without a Name. Get some historical perspective at St Joseph Catholic Church and San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral. It doesn't end there: shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk.

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

Traveling by car from Waco to San Antonio takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Waco in November: high temperatures in San Antonio hover around 74°F and lows are around 54°F. On the 7th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Shopping Trails

Side Trip

Cave Without a Name
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Mission Trail ©
Mission Trail
Cave Without a Name ©
Cave Without a Name
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

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