8 days in Dallas & San Antonio Itinerary

8 days in Dallas & San Antonio Itinerary

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8 days in Dallas & San Antonio Itinerary

Start: Dallas
1
Dallas
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Dallas

4
nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District and Fort Worth Botanic Garden. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dallas: WinStar World Casino and Resort (in Thackerville), Fossil Rim Wildlife Center (in Glen Rose) and Sundance Square (in Fort Worth). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, take a stroll through Bishop Arts District, do a tasting at Lone Star Wine Cellars, and appreciate the history behind John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Dallas holiday builder tool .

In October in Dallas, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 62°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Cowboys Golf Club, Lone Star Wine Cellars, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, WinStar World Casino and Resort
Highlights from your plan
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center ©
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Gardens, then take an in-depth tour of The Alamo, then trek along The San Antonio River Walk, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at San Antonio River. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll around Tower of the Americas, take in the history at Mission San Jose, then get engrossed in the history at The Guenther House Museum, and finally tee off at Palmer Course at La Cantera.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Antonio online holiday planner .

You can fly from Dallas to San Antonio in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

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