7 days in Texas Itinerary

7 days in Texas Itinerary

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7 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Christchurch
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  20​h 45​min
1
Houston
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Austin
— 2 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Christchurch


few
hours
Houston

Houston
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.
For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Houston trip tool .

Christchurch, New Zealand to Houston is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 18 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Christchurch in May, with highs in Houston at 34°C and lows at 23°C. On the 5th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Nature Parks

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): trek along San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, contemplate the long history of La Villita Historic Arts Village, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando Cathedral, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Guenther House, take in the history at Mission Concepción, then admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Alamo.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Antonio online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Houston to San Antonio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Trails Parks
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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of LBJ Presidential Library, get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, then ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill Bar.

Make your Austin itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Austin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Austin, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool

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