Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Dallas to San Antonio. If you're planning a road trip to San Antonio, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
10:00 am start in Dallas
drive for about 1.5 hours
2:20 pm Austin
stay for about 4 hours
and leave at 6:20 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours
driving ≈ 4.5 hours
Czech Stop (8 mentions)
restaurants around West:
Gerik's Ole Czech Bakery & Deli
Austin (178 answers)
Franklins BBQ (27 mentions)
Zilker Park (25 mentions)
Barton Springs Pool (17 mentions)
Continental Club (11 mentions)
Rainey Street (8 mentions)
restaurants around Austin:
The County Line
hotels around Austin:
Hotel San Jose
The W Austin Hotel
The Driskill Hotel
Hotel Saint Cecilia
questions about Austin:
Best BBQ in/near Austin?
Do I need to rent a car for a week in Austin?
What's the best neighborhood in Austin for a first time visitor?
What are the must-sees in Austin?
Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?
The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in San Antonio.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Hilton Palacio del Rio, which was mentioned 3 times on Trippy.
Here are some more hotels people talk about:
Want to research more popular hotels in San Antonio? Click the blue button below.
Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest Mi Tierra Cafe y Panaderia, which was mentioned 5 times.
Here are some more restaurants people talk about:
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This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.
These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:
Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!
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Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!
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