9 days in Austin & San Antonio Itinerary

9 days in Austin & San Antonio Itinerary

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— 3 nights
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San Antonio
— 5 nights

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Inner Space Cavern and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Dick's Classic Garage and Texas Military Forces Museum. Explore Austin's surroundings by going to Jacob's Well Natural Area (in Wimberley), Exotic Resort Zoo, Inc. (in Johnson City) and William Chris Vineyards (in Hye). There's lots more to do: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, explore the different monuments and memorials at Texas State Cemetery, wander the streets of Rainey Street, and explore the engaging exhibits at Thinkery.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Austin visit website.

Houston to Austin is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. August in Austin sees daily highs of 98°F and lows of 75°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

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San Antonio

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.
Bring the kids along to SeaWorld and Briscoe Western Art Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like San Antonio Museum of Art and San Antonio Fire Museum. Explore San Antonio's surroundings by going to Fredericksburg (Grape Creek Vineyards on Main & Pioneer Museum) and Stonewall (Becker Vineyards (Winery) & Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Battle For Texas: The Experience, pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, and steep yourself in history at Mission San Jose.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Antonio trip planner.

Traveling by car from Austin to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 98°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Nature

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