8 days in San Antonio & Austin Itinerary

8 days in San Antonio & Austin Itinerary

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San Antonio
— 3 nights
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Austin
— 4 nights
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San Antonio

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 some cultural insight at Briscoe Western Art Museum and Institute of Texan Cultures. Let the collections at San Antonio Museum of Art and Battle For Texas: The Experience capture your imagination. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at San Antonio Fire Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, shop like a local with The Shops at La Cantera, and don't miss a visit to Main Plaza.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the San Antonio trip itinerary site.

Seattle to San Antonio is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Seattle to San Antonio. Traveling from Seattle in October, you will find days in San Antonio are much warmer (87°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (64°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

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Austin

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Get some cultural insight at Rainey Street and Thinkery. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Austin Visitor Center and Harry Ransom Center. There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Texas Military Forces Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Texas State Cemetery, see the interesting displays at Sfanthor! House of Wax, and explore the world behind art at Elisabet Ney Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Austin tour builder website.

Drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Austin sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Museums · Outdoors · Shopping · Golf