Deep in the Heart of Texas
November 1 - 7, 2022
$1,899 dbl; 2,599 sgl Status: Available
Itinerary: November 1, 2022 TuesdayNovember 2, 2022 WednesdayNovember 3, 2022 ThursdayNovember 4, 2022 FridayNovember 5, 2022 SaturdayNovember 6, 2022 SundayNovember 7, 2022 Monday
- Trip Includes: Airfare, Motorcoach transfers & transportation, 6 nights Lodging, Luggage Service, 6 Breakfast, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners, San Antonio Hop on/ Hop off tour bus pass, Riverwalk Cruise, Magnolia Silos, Stockyards Rodeo, Dallas Cowboy’s AT&T Stadium tour, Dallas City Tour, Fossil Rim, Taxes and Meal Gratuities.
Itinerary: November 1, 2022 Tuesday
Transport to Baltimore /Washington Airport Fly into San Antonio. Lodged at the Holiday Inn River Walk - located in the heart of downtown San Antonio it has direct access to the Famous San Antonio Riverwalk. You will find shops, restaurants, and hotels lining the San Antonio River, with river-side sidewalks, stairs to the street level, pedestrian bridges, historic sites to tour, and boats floating lazily down the canals. The colorful lights along the river will put you in a joyful mood.
San Antonio. Home to the Top 2 tourist attractions in Texas, The Alamo and The Riverwalk The day is yours to do as you please. You will have a pass for the Hop on/ Hop Off Bus and for a River Walk boat tour to use as you please. Stops on the bus route include: The Alamo, Pearl Brewery Entertainment Complex, Market Square - El Mercado, San Fernando Cathedral, Spanish Governor's Palace, King William Historical District, San Antonio Museum of Art, Theater District, Zona Cultural, Buckhorn Saloon & Texas Ranger Museum, Southtown, The Tobin Center, The Scottish Rite Cathedral, Yaganagua Garden, Emily Morgan Haunted Hotel, Shops at River Center Mall and more. (B)
Say Goodbye to San Antonio (for now). Today will travel via motorcoach to Waco, have an a traditional Tex Mex lunch and stop for a visit at Magnolia Farms Silos – The brainchild of Chip and Joanna Gaines of HGTV / Fixer Upper fame. Take some time to shop & explore. There is a free trolley that runs from Waco downtown to the Silo’s and Magnolia Table—feel free to explore anyway you like before departing for Fort Worth. At the Stockyards we’ll check into your hotel located in the heart of the Famous Stockyards. You will find shopping and restaurants galore within walking distance here in the Stockyards. (B, L )
After breakfast at the hotel we will depart for the Big D - Dallas! You cannot visit Dallas without Touring AT & T Stadium, Home of the Dallas Cowboys. Whether you are a football fan or not, you will be impressed with this VIP Tour. Next up a Dallas Highlights tour to include: West End Historic District, Places, Dealey Plaza, the site of the JFK tragedy. You will walk by the Grassy Knoll and learn details of that fateful day. Visit the Kennedy Memorial and see the Book Depository, Highland Park (Dallas’ Beverly Hills) and The campus of Southern Methodist University, The George W. Bush Presidential Center and more! Tonight enjoy the Rodeo and dinner back at the stockyards. (B, D)
You are in the Heart of the Stockyards—today is yours to explore and enjoy. All within walking distance you will find— Cowtown Colosseum, Cowboy Museum, carriage Ride Tours, The Cowtown Maze, Mechanical Bull Rides, Live Longhorn Photo Ops, Shops and Restaurants including some of the best steaks and Mexican food you have ever had! Billy Bob’s Texas and other night life is just steps away and The Fort Worth Herd is the world's only twice daily cattle drive, held every day at 11:30 AM & 4:00 PM in the Fort Worth Stockyards. Basically right thru the middle of town! (B)
Check out and depart. Today we will visit the amazing Fossil Rim Wildlife Center. Fossil Rim is the first facility of its kind to have been accredited by the American Zoo and Aquarium Association. Fossil Rim represents more than 1,100 animals, including 50-plus species of native and non-native animals living peacefully at the 1,800-acre park. We’ll take you on a leisurely guided tour along the Gosdin Scenic Drive, as you meet some of our favorite animals. Thrill at the sight of the giraffe’s long neck bending over you or as our ostriches investigate you. All while being introduced to our kudu, cheetah, addax and other exotic residents. We’ll stop to enjoy the at the overlook at the half-way mark. Next we’ll head back to San Antonio with a lunch included en route. Check into our Riverwalk hotel, enjoy a farewell dinner and get a good nights sleep. (B, L, D)
Check out and depart for the Airport Return home (B)