3 days in Texas Itinerary

3 days in Texas Itinerary

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3 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Houston
Drive:  45​min
1
Kemah
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h
2
Austin
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
San Antonio
— 1 night
bus:  3​h
End: Houston

1
day
Kemah

Kemah ©
Kemah is a city in the U.S. You've now added Kemah Boardwalk to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): examine the collection at Dickinson Historical Society Depot Museum, take a memorable drive along Boardwalk Beast, then get in on the family fun at Kemah Boardwalk, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Stingray Reef 215 Kipp Ave.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kemah trip maker website .

Houston to Kemah is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Austin.

Things to do in Kemah

Outdoors Scenic Drive Museums

Side Trip

Dickinson Historical Society Depot Museum
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Kemah Boardwalk ©
Kemah Boardwalk
Boardwalk Beast ©
Boardwalk Beast

1
night
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, contemplate the long history of Texas State Capitol, and then get your game on at The Escape Game Austin.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Austin trip planner .

Getting from Kemah to Austin by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Kemah in December since evenings lows in Austin dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin

1
night
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 24th (Tue): get in on the family fun at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, take in the history at Mission San Jose, then explore the galleries of The Alamo, and finally shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the San Antonio trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Austin to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Theme Parks Shopping
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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Six Flags Fiesta Texas ©
Six Flags Fiesta Texas
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

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