8 days in San Antonio & Dallas Itinerary

8 days in San Antonio & Dallas Itinerary

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8 days in San Antonio & Dallas Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  5​h
1
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Dallas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Atlanta

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Antonio: National Museum of the Pacific War (in Fredericksburg) and Austin (The Escape Game Austin, Texas State Capitol, & more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of The Alamo, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, and shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read San Antonio vacation builder site .

Atlanta to San Antonio is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Atlanta in December, expect nights in San Antonio to be about the same, around 47°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Austin, National Museum of the Pacific War
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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Dallas: Corky's Gaming Bistro (in Grapevine) and Fort Worth (Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, Kimbell Art Museum, & more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, steep yourself in history at Top O'Hill Terrace, observe the fascinating underwater world at Dallas World Aquarium, and walk around Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Dallas online trip maker .

Fly from San Antonio to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Antonio in December, things will get a bit cooler in Dallas: highs are around 59°F and lows about 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Grapevine, Top O'Hill Terrace
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