7 days in El Paso & San Antonio Itinerary

7 days in El Paso & San Antonio Itinerary

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7 days in El Paso & San Antonio Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  11​h
1
El Paso
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
San Antonio
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Newark

2
nights
El Paso

El Paso ©
El Paso is a city in and the seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Old Mesilla Village, then admire the majestic nature at Franklin Mountains State Park, and then tee off at Butterfield Trail Golf Club. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of Scenic Drive - Overlook, make a trip to The Lhakhang, learn more about the world around you at UTEP Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens, then get outside with Southwest University Park, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at San Jacinto Plaza.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the El Paso route planner.

Newark to El Paso is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Newark in October: highs in El Paso hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in El Paso

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Old Mesilla Village
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Scenic Drive - Overlook ©
Scenic Drive - Overlook
Franklin Mountains State Park ©
Franklin Mountains State Park
Old Mesilla Village ©
Old Mesilla Village

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from San Antonio to Austin to see Texas State Capitol about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, and contemplate the long history of The Alamo.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the San Antonio vacation maker site .

You can fly from El Paso to San Antonio in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from El Paso to San Antonio. Traveling from El Paso in October, San Antonio is a bit warmer at night with lows of 64°F. On the 2nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Texas State Capitol
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Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

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