9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Austin
— 2 nights
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San Antonio
— 1 night
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Corpus Christi
— 2 nights
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Galveston
— 2 nights

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Austin

Austin ©

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Visiting Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail and Barton Springs Pool will get you outdoors. Shop till you drop at South Congress Avenue and Central Market. Take a break from Austin with a short trip to San Marcos Premium Outlets in San Marcos, about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, take a stroll through 6th Street, get your game on at The Escape Game Austin, and take in the exciting artwork at The Blanton Museum of Art.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Austin trip itinerary planner.

Dallas to Austin is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trip

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South Congress Avenue ©
South Congress Avenue
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats ©
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Mission San Jose, then steep yourself in history at The Alamo, and finally take in the pleasant sights at The San Antonio River Walk.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Antonio trip maker.

You can drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in San Antonio, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in San Antonio

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The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

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Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi ©

Texas Riviera

A gulf coast town with a semi-tropical climate, Corpus Christi serves as a getaway destination with a life of its own.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Padre Island National Seashore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Rockport Art Center and then enjoy the sand and surf at Rockport Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Corpus Christi online trip builder.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Corpus Christi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in May, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Galveston.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore
Rockport Beach ©
Rockport Beach
Rockport Art Center ©
Rockport Art Center

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Galveston

The Oleander City

An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall, look for gifts at Murdochs, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally take a stroll through The Strand. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at El Jardin Del Mar and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Galveston trip builder site.

Drive from Corpus Christi to Galveston in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Corpus Christi in May: highs in Galveston hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Galveston

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Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Strand ©
The Strand
Fishing Charters & Tours

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