7 days in Texas Itinerary

7 days in Texas Itinerary

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7 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Omaha
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Omaha

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.
On the 30th (Sun), examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Dallas, and then meet the residents at Dallas World Aquarium.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Dallas road trip site .

Omaha to Dallas is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Omaha in June, things will get a bit warmer in Dallas: highs are around 92°F and lows about 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

The Escape Game Dallas
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The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
Dallas World Aquarium ©
Dallas World Aquarium

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like SeaWorld San Antonio and Mission San Jose. And it doesn't end there: shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, stroll around Friedrich Wilderness Park, explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, and get in on the family fun at Six Flags Fiesta Texas.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Antonio itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Dallas to San Antonio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in San Antonio are 98°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
SeaWorld San Antonio ©
SeaWorld San Antonio
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 5th (Fri), have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin, get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, then appreciate the history behind Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue, and finally take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, and then snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Austin online tour builder .

Getting from San Antonio to Austin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. July in Austin sees daily highs of 98°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool

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