8 days in Texas Itinerary

8 days in Texas Itinerary

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8 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Austin
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  6​h 45​min
End: New York City

1
night
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.
For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Dallas itinerary maker.

New York City to Dallas is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in June, things will get a bit warmer in Dallas: highs are around 92°F and lows about 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

The Escape Game Dallas
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The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
Perot Museum of Nature and Science ©
Perot Museum of Nature and Science

3
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.
San Antonio is known for shopping, historic sites, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at SeaWorld, go for a walk through The San Antonio River Walk, pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, and enjoy some diversion at Brackenridge Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Antonio online travel planner.

You can fly from Dallas to San Antonio in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 93°F in June, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites
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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Austin is known for museums, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, and get your game on at Urban Axes Austin.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Austin trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Austin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 93°F in June, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Fun & Games Museums
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool

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