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 Jose. 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. Sample the local olive oils and wines before your dinner featuring local cuisine. Cruise along the Paseo del Rio and immerse yourself in the laid-back atmosphere of this Texas city. Take in the holiday sights during an evening stroll with over 120,000 lights illuminating the River Walk during holiday season.
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- Offer valid through 9/30/2017
- 5 Days
|Day 1||San Antonio||San Antonio, Texas - Tour Begins: It's easy to see why San Antonio is often referred to as the 'American Venice.' Historic missions, River Walk restaurants, Spanish architecture and a beautiful river centerpiece make this a truly remarkable city. The sights and sounds of the holiday celebrations are sure to immerse you in the spirit of the season as you stroll along the San Antonio River, illuminated by festive decorations. This evening get to know your fellow travelers at a welcome reception.|
|Day 2||San Antonio||San Antonio: Your day begins with a fascinating tour of San Antonio with a local guide. History and culture abound with a visit to the Mission San Jose, the second mission established by Fray Antonio Margil de Jesus in 1720. This is followed by a visit to 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. This afternoon the choice is yours: you may choose to 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, perhaps you would prefer to explore the 33-acre grounds of the San Antonio Botanical Gardens featuring expansive rose gardens, a conservatory with tropical vegetation, and the Texas Native Trail showcasing ecosystems from the diverse regions of the state. Enjoy the evening at leisure to explore San Antonio's beautiful River Walk.|
|Day 3||San Antonio||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 '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. This evening, discover the rich history of San Antonio's newly renovated Pearl District, once the site of the Pearl Brewery, founded in 1881. Led by a local guide, the walking tour will include points of historic, cultural and architectural interest as you explore this mixed-use area of new and carefully restored buildings that now house restaurants, boutiques, living spaces and hotels Dinner is included at a restaurant located in this unique and lively riverside neighborhood.|
|Day 4||San Antonio||San Antonio: Your morning is at leisure to relax or discover San Antonio independently. This afternoon, browse for one-of-a-kind goods at El Mercado, the Mexican Marketplace. Next, be surrounded by holiday cheer during a riverboat ride on the Paseo del Rio. Relax as the narrated cruise takes you along the San Antonio River Walk and admire the many holiday decorations. 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.|
|Day 5||San Antonio||San Antonio - Tour Ends: We are certain you will agree: San Antonio's natural beauty, history, cuisine, people and music create wonderful holiday memories.|
- Omni La Mansion del Rio San Antonio, United States
- * NOTE:Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.