8 days in Charleston & San Antonio Itinerary

8 days in Charleston & San Antonio Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Make it your trip
Train to Philadelphia 30th Street Station, Fly to Charleston
1
Charleston
— 2 nights
Fly
2
San Antonio
— 5 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22

Charleston

— 2 nights
Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from Charleston: Whipple Company Store and Museum (in Scarbro), New River Gorge Bridge (in Fayetteville) and Beckley (Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia & Grandview State Park). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of West Virginia State Museum, admire the striking features of West Virginia State Capitol, explore the wealth of natural beauty at New River Gorge National River, and get into the urban bustle at Culture Center.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Charleston route builder site.

New York City to Charleston is an approximately 6-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in May, you will find days in Charleston are somewhat warmer (76°F), and nights are about the same (54°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

San Antonio

— 5 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting San Antonio side-trips: Fredericksburg (Pioneer Museum, National Museum of the Pacific War, &more) and Austin (University of Texas at Austin, Texas State Capitol, &more). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, contemplate the long history of The Alamo, and take in nature's colorful creations at San Antonio Botanical Garden.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Antonio trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Charleston to San Antonio in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Charleston to San Antonio, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Charleston in May, with highs in San Antonio at 87°F and lows at 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips