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Spotlight on San Antonio - 2018

Relax Texas-style when you settle into your River Walk hotel on this 5-day Spotlight on San Antonio tour. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage sites of the legendary Alamo and Mission San Jos . You'll choose your activity the South Texas Heritage Center Witte Museum to learn about the history of the San Antonio region, or explore the San Antonio Botanical Gardens. Journey to Stonewall to spend time at the LBJ Ranch, birthplace of the 36th President of the United States, Lyndon B. Johnson. Venture to charming Fredericksburg nestled in the Hill Country and rich with German heritage. Discover the bold flavors of Texas during your tour of an olive orchard, sampling the local olive oils and wines. Indulge in a barbeque dinner at a ranch. Cruise along the Paseo del Rio and immerse yourself in the laid-back atmosphere of this Texas city.

Inclusions

4 breakfasts
4 dinners
Discover the German settlement of Fredericksburg set in the Hill Country.
Experience El Mercado, the Mexican Marketplace.
Visit the LBJ Ranch, birthplace of the 36th President of the United States.
Tour Provider Collette
Number of Days
5
Price From
AUD $2,099
Start Location
San Antonio, TX, United States
End Location
San Antonio, TX, United States
Age Range
Avg. 50+
Group Size
1 to 44
Tour Style
Luxury
Tour Themes
Physical Rating
Easy to Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
03 Mar 201908 Mar 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,099 
17 Mar 201922 Mar 2019GuaranteedAUD $2,099
28 Apr 201903 May 2019GuaranteedAUD $2,229
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San Antonio, Texas - Tour Begins
Welcome to the "American Venice." Historic missions, River Walk restaurants, Spanish architecture and a beautiful river centerpiece make this a truly remarkable city. This evening, get to know your fellow travelers at a welcome reception.
San Antonio
Your day begins with a fascinating tour of San Antonio with a local guide. History and culture abound with a visit to two UNESCO World Heritage sites. Visit the Mission San Jose, the second mission established by Fray Antonio Margil de Jesus in 1720. Then it's on to visit one of America's most historic sites, the Alamo, which played a critical role in the Texas Revolution. People worldwide continue to remember the Alamo as a heroic struggle against impossible odds a place where men made the ultimate sacrifice for freedom. Next, browse for one-of-a-kind goods at El Mercado, the Mexican Marketplace. This afternoon the choice is yours: visit the South Texas Heritage Center, an interactive museum dedicated to sharing the stories of San Antonio's people and the land that has shaped their lives. Or, explore the 33-acre grounds of the San Antonio Botanical Gardens with expansive rose gardens, conservatory with tropical vegetation, and the Texas Native Trail showcasing ecosystems from the diverse regions of the state. This evening, enjoy the local flavors of barbeque during dinner at a ranch.
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San Antonio - Stonewall - Fredericksburg - San Antonio
Journey to Stonewall and enjoy a visit to the LBJ Ranch, birthplace of the 36th President of the United States, Lyndon B. Johnson. On your tour of the ranch you will view the grounds of the"Texas White House" and learn about living in the Texas Hill Country. Continue to the heart of the rural Hill Country and the German settlement of Fredericksburg. The old-time southwest will surround you as you take time to independently explore the quaint shops. Enjoy the evening at leisure to explore San Antonio's beautiful River Walk.
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San Antonio
Board a boat and drift along the Paseo del Rio, also known as the River Walk, one of Texas's most prized attractions. Learn more about the architecture and culture of the city on this relaxing narrated boat ride. Then, enjoy some leisure time to discover San Antonio on your own. This evening, visit a picturesque olive orchard.* Enjoy a tour of the orchard complete with a wine and olive oil tasting and learn about its history before indulging in a spectacular Texas-inspired farewell dinner.
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San Antonio - Tour Ends
San Antonio's natural beauty, history, cuisine, people and music create an experience you'll always remember.
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