7 days in Texas Itinerary

7 days in Texas Itinerary

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7 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Dallas
1
Dallas
— 1 day
bus:  3​h 15​min
2
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
South Padre Island
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Dallas

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District, see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, then see the interesting displays at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, and finally examine the collection at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Dallas road trip planning site .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Dallas. June in Dallas sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Austin.

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nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 16th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, then ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, identify plant and animal life at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and then hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Austin driving holiday site .

Getting from Dallas to Austin by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Austin can reach 93°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Antonio.

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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Alamo and Mission Concepcion. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mission San Jose and San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral. There's still lots to do: Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, take in the exciting artwork at Blue Star Contemporary, shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, and steep yourself in history at King William Historic District.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the San Antonio vacation maker app .

You can drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in San Antonio are 93°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to South Padre Island.

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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
SeaWorld San Antonio ©
SeaWorld San Antonio

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South Padre Island

South Padre Island ©
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
On the 21st (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Sea Turtle, Inc., then identify plant and animal life at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our South Padre Island online road trip planner .

You can drive from San Antonio to South Padre Island in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Antonio in June, you will find days in South Padre Island are slightly colder (85°F), and nights are about the same (75°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in South Padre Island

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Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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