4 days in Texas Itinerary

4 days in Texas Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Texas visit planner

This plan was created by another inspirock user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

4 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
1
Austin
— Few hours
2
San Antonio
— 1 night
3
South Padre Island
— 1 day
+4
shuttle + foot + Fly + foot + shuttle:  5​h 30​min
4
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 1 day
+2
shuttle + foot + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Atlanta

few
hours
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 30th (Thu): have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin, then ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, and then explore and take pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Austin trip itinerary planning tool .

Atlanta to Austin is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Austin. In May, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Historic Sites Fun & Games Wildlife
Find places to stay May 30 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats ©
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.
On the 31st (Fri), hike along The San Antonio River Walk, steep yourself in history at The Alamo, then explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, then take in the history at Mission San Jose, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read San Antonio trip planner .

Traveling by car from Austin to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can go by car to South Padre Island.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 30 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

1
day
South Padre Island

A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): trot along with a tour on horseback, then identify plant and animal life at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center.

Plan a trip to South Padre Island easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

You can drive from San Antonio to South Padre Island in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Antonio in June, expect nights in South Padre Island to be about the same, around 75°F, while days are little chillier, around 85°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Galveston.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 1:
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Horseback Riding Tours

1
day
Galveston, Galveston Island

Galveston ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Tree Sculptures, explore and take pictures at 1877 Tall Ship ELISSA, get curious at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, then steep yourself in history at Bishop's Palace, and finally browse the exhibits of Moody Mansion.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Galveston road trip app .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from South Padre Island to Galveston in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in June, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Galveston

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Moody Mansion ©
Moody Mansion
1877 Tall Ship ELISSA ©
1877 Tall Ship ELISSA

Similar Plans

8 days in Texas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Texas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Texas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Calgary & Texas BY A USER FROM CANADA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Texas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Texas BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Texas BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 5 days in Texas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Texas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Texas BY A USER FROM CANADA August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Texas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 5 days in Texas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans
Request travel agent in United States
SERVICES