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Best 5 Day Intinerary

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Best 5 Day Intinerary

I would like someone to suggestion a good 5 day itineary for Texas.

I am combining Dallas, as my start point. Then down to San Antonio then to South Padre Island

From arriving on Feb 6th and leave on Feb 11th. I like a good suggestion.

I am going to Dallas to see a game. How long should I stay in Dallas?

Then go to Austin but at least San Antonio.

Then like to get one day in at South Padre Island.

What would be best way to fly home? From South Padre or should I drive back up north to get home? like Houston?

suggestions please

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1. Re: Best 5 Day Intinerary

1 night in Dallas/Ft Worth, 1 in Austin, 1 in San Antonio, and 2 in South Padre Island (it's a long way down there). The closest airport to SPI is Brownsville, the next is San Antonio. Definately do not go to Houston! Have fun.

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2. Re: Best 5 Day Intinerary

Actually the second closet airport to SPI is Harlingen which Southwest and Continental fly into.

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3. Re: Best 5 Day Intinerary

That's true, Corpus Christi would even be closer than San Antonio. I just love SA! Also, if you have time, the Hill Country around Kerrville and Fredericksburg is just beautiful (1 hour west of SA).

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4. Re: Best 5 Day Intinerary

Good evening! Actually, your itinerary sounds quite stressful to me! Personally, I would never attempt to do what you have planned.

Texas is a huge state. You cant even drive out of it in a day.

What do you plan to do in Dallas? What would you like to see?

Austin is about 3.5 hours and San Antonio is 5 hours away.

I live in San Antonio. There is a lot of do here for 4 or 5 days.

There is plenty of info on websites but I can help you if needed.

I love South Padre Island as you can see by my id on here.

South Padre Island is 5 hours from San Antonio.

The itinerary that I see planned, you would end up driving most of the time and not having fun.

I would not hit so many cities this time and try to come back.

What time of year are you planning to come to Texas?

PM me with any questions you might have! spilover!

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5. Re: Best 5 Day Intinerary

I would reconsider the trip to S. Padre. Is there something specific you want to see/do there..visit friends? Texas beaches are not that attractive...

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One suggestion would be to drive to Fort Worth on your way out of the Dallas area and then possibly drive down highway 281 all the way to SA. It will give you a better feel of Texas.

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If you do go to S. Padre, flying out of Harlingen would be the easiest as far as dealing with any congestion, crowds, traffic etc. (practically none of these). Trying to catch a plane out of Houston will eat up alot of your time as well.

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6. Re: Best 5 Day Intinerary

If you are looking to end your stay with a single day at the beach Mustang Island/Port Aransas is but 2.5 hours from San Antonio and the Corpus Christi airport has more daily departures than Harlingen/Brownsville.

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7. Re: Best 5 Day Intinerary

Hwy 281 is a great idea.

And I would suggest Rockport and Port Aransas instead SPI. It is closer to San Antonio.

If in San Antonio, do the Red Barn Steakhouse.

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