8 days in Houston & San Antonio Itinerary

8 days in Houston & San Antonio Itinerary

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8 days in Houston & San Antonio Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Houston
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h
2
San Antonio
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Philadelphia

3
nights
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.
Houston is known for museums, nightlife, childrens museums, zoos & aquariums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Space Center Houston, look for all kinds of wild species at Houston Audubon, walk around Smither Park, and engage your brain at The Houston Museum of Natural Science.

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Philadelphia to Houston is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Philadelphia to Houston, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Philadelphia in December, things will get a bit warmer in Houston: highs are around 66°F and lows about 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can take a bus to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Escape Hunt ©
Escape Hunt

4
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.
San Antonio is known for shopping, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of The Alamo, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, hike along The San Antonio River Walk, and walk around Friedrich Wilderness Park.

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You can take a bus from Houston to San Antonio in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks
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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