8 days in Texas Itinerary

8 days in Texas Itinerary

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8 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Dallas
— 1 night
bus:  3​h 15​min
2
Austin
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Newark

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District, then test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Dallas, then examine the collection at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, and finally examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Dallas trip itinerary site .

Newark to Dallas is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Dallas is minus 1 hour. In February, Dallas is somewhat warmer than Newark - with highs of 62°F and lows of 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Austin.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Escape Game Dallas
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The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
Perot Museum of Nature and Science ©

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Austin is known for museums, fun & games, nightlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, take an in-depth tour of LBJ Presidential Library, and take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Austin trip planning site .

Take a bus from Dallas to Austin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Dallas in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Austin, with highs around 68°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Wildlife
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, walk around Friedrich Wilderness Park, and then shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Antonio, then steep yourself in history at Mission San Jose, and then pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Antonio road trip planning tool .

Drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 48°F. On the 22nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
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The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
SeaWorld San Antonio ©
SeaWorld San Antonio
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns

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