9 days in Austin, San Antonio & Houston Itinerary

9 days in Austin, San Antonio & Houston Itinerary

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Austin
— 2 nights
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San Antonio
— 2 nights
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Houston
— 4 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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue, then hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, then steep yourself in history at Texas State Capitol, and finally have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): admire the striking features of The Driskill, then get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, then take an in-depth tour of LBJ Presidential Library, and finally identify plant and animal life at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

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Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Austin. In March in Austin, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 53°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, then get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, and then take an in-depth tour of The Alamo. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Friedrich Wilderness Park, explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, and then take in the history at Mission San Jose.

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Drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. March in San Antonio sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 54°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Mon) before leaving for Houston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

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Houston

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Houston: Galveston (1892 Bishop's Palace, The Strand, &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, get to know the resident critters at Houston Zoo, take in the dramatic scenery at Water Wall, and walk around Smither Park.

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Traveling by car from San Antonio to Houston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 57°F. You'll set off for home on the 3rd (Fri).

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums

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