7 days in Texas Itinerary

7 days in Texas Itinerary

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Houston
— 1 day
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San Antonio
— 3 nights
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Austin
— 1 night
4
Dallas
— 2 nights

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Houston

Houston ©

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery and then see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Houston online driving holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Houston. In October, daily temperatures in Houston can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to San Antonio.

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Cemetery
Glenwood Cemetery
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San Antonio

San Antonio ©

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Alamo and Institute of Texan Cultures. Popular historic sites such as Mission San Jose and San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting San Antonio side-trips: Fredericksburg (St. Mary's Catholic Church, National Museum of the Pacific War, &more). The adventure continues: shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, appreciate the extensive heritage of King William Historic District, contemplate the long history of The Guenther House Museum, and visit La Villita Historic Arts Village.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Antonio day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Houston to San Antonio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in October, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Austin.

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Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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The Alamo
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Austin

Austin ©

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, then admire the striking features of St. Mary's Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of The Driskill.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Austin travel route builder site.

Getting from San Antonio to Austin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in October, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Dallas.

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Architectural Building
The Driskill
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Dallas

Dallas ©

Big D

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.
On the 27th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Kimbell Art Museum and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District. On the next day, examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, take in nature's colorful creations at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, and then get a new perspective on things with The Spirit of Dallas.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Dallas trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Austin to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in October, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive back home.

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