9 days in Austin & San Antonio Itinerary

9 days in Austin & San Antonio Itinerary

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9 days in Austin & San Antonio Itinerary

Start: Thomaston
Drive:  15​h
1
Austin
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  14​h 15​min
End: Thomaston

5
nights
Austin

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Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Austin: National Museum of the Pacific War (in Fredericksburg) and San Antonio (Mission San Jose, Natural Bridge Caverns, & more). There's lots more to do: ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin, hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, and admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Austin visit planner.

Thomaston to Austin is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Thomaston to Austin is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Thomaston in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Austin, with lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

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San Antonio, National Museum of the Pacific War
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National Museum of the Pacific War ©
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

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.
On the 6th (Tue), take a stroll around Tower of the Americas, tour the pleasant surroundings at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, and then make a trip to Main Street. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at San Antonio River, pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, and then get in on the family fun at Six Flags Fiesta Texas.

To find out how to plan a trip to San Antonio, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in San Antonio are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

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Main Street
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Main Street ©
Main Street
Six Flags Fiesta Texas ©
Six Flags Fiesta Texas

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