San Antonio, Padre Island & the Gulf of Mexico

Depart: Friday, March 8, 2019 - 12:00 AM
Return: Sunday, March 17, 2019 - 11:59 PM

Day 1: Depart your group’s location in a spacious, video, and restroom equipped Motorcoach, enjoying the great scenery along the way. Then settle into a comfortable en route hotel for a good night’s rest.

Day 2: After a Continental Breakfast, head to the Oklahoma City National Memorial. At this stirring memorial, you’ll have the opportunity to pay respects to those who were lost in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombings. Later in the day, enjoy Dinner and head to your en route hotel.

Day 3: Today, you’ll arrive in beautiful San Antonio, TX – your San Antonio area hotel for a five-night stay.

Day 4: After enjoying a Continental Breakfast, you will take a Guided tour of San Antonio. The tour includes visits to San Fernando Cathedral, the King William Historical District, and El Mercado, an area patterned after an authentic Mexican market you will enjoy Dinner and go on San Antonio’s famous Riverwalk Cruise!

Day 5: After enjoying a Continental Breakfast, you’ll head to the Gulf of Mexico! Your journey will begin with a stop at the stunning Texas state Aquarium in Corpus Christi, Texas. Enjoy this huge aquarium’s IMAX theatre presented in 4K high-definition as well as an amazing display of sea life. Then you’ll head to the Padre Island National Seashore Park. After watching an eight-minute video at the visitor’s center, you’ll have a chance to stroll the beach, sit on a bench with a view of the Gulf of Mexico, or explore their boardwalk nature trail. After having Dinner at a local restaurant, you’ll head back to your hotel for a good night’s rest.

Day 6: Enjoy a Continental Breakfast before departing for Fredericksburg, “Jewel of the Texas Hill Country”. Start with a visit to Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park where you will go on a tour of the LBJ Ranch, and see the “Texas White House.” Then, depart for the National Museum of the Pacific War, including the George Bush Gallery. Here, visitors become quickly engaged in the personal stories of Americans from all branches of the military involved in the Pacific theatre of World War II. This evening, enjoy a local Dinner with entertainment.

Day 7: Start the day with a continental Breakfast. Afterwards, depart for a visit to the San Antonio Missions. Experience the “Queen of the Missions” – Mission san Jose, established in 1720. Next, you will visit the Institute of Texan Cultures. The Institute is devoted to the 26 different cultures that settled Texas. Later, go to the IMAX Theatre at San Antonio River center to see “ALAMO … The Price of Freedom”. Then, stand where history took place when you visit the buildings and grounds of the ALAMO “The Shrine of Liberty”. This evening, you will relax and enjoy Dinner.

Day 8: Enjoy a Continental Breakfast at your hotel before leaving for the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin, TX. Its interactive exhibits and artifacts bring the myth, legend, and fact of the Lone Star State together under one roof. Later that day, after a relaxing Dinner, you’ll check into your en Route hotel.

Day 9: Today you’ll go to the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City, OK. Tonight, relax in your en route hotel.

Day 10: Today, after enjoying a Continental breakfast, you will depart for home… a perfect time to chat with your friends about all the fun things you’ve done, the great sights you’ve see, and where your next group trip will take you!

$941* per person, double occupancy

10 Days 9 Nights

$75 Due upon signing. *price per person, based on double occupancy. Add $240 for single occupancy.

Final Payment due: 1/1/2019

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Depart: Friday, March 8, 2019 - 12:00 AM
Return: Sunday, March 17, 2019 - 11:59 PM

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