5 days in Texas Itinerary

5 days in Texas Itinerary

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5 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Dallas
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Dallas
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
2
Arlington
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
San Antonio
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Dallas

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Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens and then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Dallas online attractions planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Dallas. In February, daily temperatures in Dallas can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Arlington.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Museums
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The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

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Arlington

Arlington ©
The popular saying goes, "Everything's bigger in Texas!" and Arlington exemplifies that maxim.
On the 18th (Tue), get in on the family fun at Six Flags Over Texas and then see the interesting displays at International Bowling Museum & Hall of Fame.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Arlington trip itinerary builder.

Arlington is very close to Dallas. In February in Arlington, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in Arlington

Theme Parks Museums
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Six Flags Over Texas ©
Six Flags Over Texas

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Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, then contemplate the long history of Texas State Capitol, then admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill, and finally have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, then take an in-depth tour of LBJ Presidential Library, then stop by Waterloo Records, and finally trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Austin trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Arlington to Austin by combination of flight and car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. When traveling from Arlington in February, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Austin: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail ©
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): admire the masterpieces at McNay Art Museum, steep yourself in history at Mission San Jose, then take an in-depth tour of The Alamo, then shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the San Antonio tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. February in San Antonio sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

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