8 days in Waco, San Antonio & Corpus Christi Itinerary

8 days in Waco, San Antonio & Corpus Christi Itinerary

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8 days in Waco, San Antonio & Corpus Christi Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Drive:  18​h 30​min
1
Waco
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
San Antonio
— 2 nights
3
Corpus Christi
— 2 nights
Drive:  18​h 30​min
End: Phoenix

1
night
Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
Dr Pepper Museum has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Dr Pepper Museum.

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Phoenix to Waco is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Phoenix to Waco, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in July; daily highs in Waco reach 96°F and lows reach 74°F. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Thu) before leaving for San Antonio.

Things to do in Waco

Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Magnolia Market at the Silos ©
Magnolia Market at the Silos
Dr Pepper Museum ©
Dr Pepper Museum

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Six Flags Fiesta Texas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of King William Historic District, then get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, and then take an in-depth tour of The Alamo.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Antonio road trip website .

You can drive from Waco to San Antonio in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach 98°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in San Antonio

Theme Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
King William Historic District ©
King William Historic District
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

2
nights
Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi ©
A gulf coast town with a semi-tropical climate, Corpus Christi serves as a getaway destination with a life of its own.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Padre Island National Seashore, Selena Memorial Statue and Selena Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): explore the galleries of USS LEXINGTON, make a trip to Corpus Christi Watergardens, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Padre Island National Seashore.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Corpus Christi trip planner .

Getting from San Antonio to Corpus Christi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In July in Corpus Christi, expect temperatures between 94°F during the day and 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Museums Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
USS LEXINGTON ©
USS LEXINGTON
Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore
Selena Museum ©
Selena Museum

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