8 days in Dallas & Austin Itinerary

8 days in Dallas & Austin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Texas travel planner

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Dallas
— 2 nights
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Austin
— 5 nights
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Dallas

— 2 nights

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Galleria Dallas, NorthPark Center, The Balcony Club, and other attractions. Step out of Dallas with an excursion to Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District in Fort Worth--about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, stroll around Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and don't miss a visit to Top O'Hill Terrace.

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Lima, Peru to Dallas is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lima to Dallas. Traveling from Lima in May, you will find days in Dallas are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Austin.

Things to do in Dallas

Nightlife · Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Austin

— 5 nights

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Venture out of the city with trips to Fredericksburg (Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus, Charles Beckendorf Gallery, &more), San Antonio (Little Church of La Villita, The San Antonio River Walk, &more) and Barn Pottery (in New Braunfels). Next up on the itinerary: get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral, hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, and get engrossed in the history at LBJ Presidential Library.

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Traveling by flight from Dallas to Austin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Austin can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Austin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips