8 days in Texas Itinerary

8 days in Texas Itinerary

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8 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  7 h
1
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
San Antonio
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Dallas
— 1 night
Bus:  45 min
4
Fort Worth
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Toronto

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Mexic-Arte Museum and then get your game on at The Escape Game Austin. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, take an in-depth tour of LBJ Presidential Library, stroll through Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, then shop like a local with Wild About Music, and finally admire the striking features of The Driskill.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Austin day trip website.

Toronto, Canada to Austin is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Toronto to Austin due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in May, with highs in Austin at 34°C and lows at 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum

1
night
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 7th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Mission San Jose, then get into the urban bustle at Tower of the Americas, then get engrossed in the history at The Alamo, and finally take in the pleasant sights at The San Antonio River Walk.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Antonio trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in San Antonio, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): examine the collection at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum and then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Dallas tour itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from San Antonio to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in May, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Fort Worth.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums
Highlights from your plan

3
nights
Fort Worth

Fort Worth ©
Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
Fort Worth is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, see Lifestylez Nails Spa, meet the residents at Fort Worth Zoo, and admire the masterpieces at Kimbell Art Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort Worth trip builder website.

You can take a bus from Dallas to Fort Worth in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Fort Worth are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Grapevine
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Fort Worth Zoo ©
Fort Worth Zoo
Kimbell Art Museum ©
Kimbell Art Museum

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