9 days in Austin & San Antonio Itinerary

9 days in Austin & San Antonio Itinerary

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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 Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Dick's Classic Garage and Texas State Cemetery. Explore Austin's surroundings by going to Jacob's Well Natural Area (in Wimberley), William Chris Vineyards (in Hye) and Exotic Resort Zoo, Inc. (in Johnson City). There's lots more to do: have fun and explore at Thinkery, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, wander the streets of Rainey Street, and learn about all things military at Texas Military Forces Museum.

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 · Museums

Side Trips

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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 Pioneer Museum. Explore San Antonio's surroundings by going to Grape Creek Vineyards on Main (in Fredericksburg) and Stonewall (Becker Vineyards (Winery) & Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Battle For Texas: The Experience, see the interesting displays at San Antonio Fire Museum, make a trip to Main Plaza, and steep yourself in history at The Alamo.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Antonio road trip app.

Getting from Austin to San Antonio by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach 98°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Nature

Side Trips