Spotlight on San Antonio
Priced From $1,699 per person
5 Days | 4 Nights
Mission San José, The Alamo, El Mercado, Paseo del Rio Cruise, Fredericksburg, National
Museum of the Pacific War, Choice on Tour, Historic Pearl District
Inclusions: 5 Meals, 3 Breakfasts 2 Dinners
Day 1: Sunday, October 8, 2023 San Antonio, Texas – Tour Begins Welcome to the “American Venice.” Historic missions, River Walk restaurants, Spanish architecture, and a beautiful river as the city’s centerpiece make this a truly remarkable city. This evening, get to know your fellow travelers at a welcome reception.
Day 2: Monday, October 9, 2023 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 José, the secondmission 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. 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, enjoy the local flavors of Texas during dinner in the King William Historic District at a restored convent. (B, D)
Day 3: Tuesday, October 10, 2023 San Antonio – Fredericksburg – San Antonio Journey to the German
settlement of Fredericksburg for a visit to the National Museum of the Pacific War, dedicated to teaching and preserving this chapter of U.S. history. 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, or venture further afield with your included Uber voucher. (B)
Day 4: Wednesday, October 11, 2023 San Antonio This morning, it’s your choice! Visit the South Texas Heritage Center at the Witte Museum, 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. Next, explore the historic Pearl District, a revitalized, cultural hub full of unique eateries and shops. This evening, enjoy a farewell dinner with your travel companions at a local restaurant. (B, D)
Day 5: Thursday, October 12, 2023 San Antonio – Tour Ends San Antonio’s natural beauty, history, cuisine, and people create an experience you’ll always remember.
2023: Priced From $1,699 per person
2024: Priced From $1,699 per person
At the time of booking, please have the following information ready for all members of your party:
- Traveler’s Name: First and last names as they appear on your passport
- Passport copy – Photo page(Passport must be valid for 6 months after return date)
- Traveler’s Address
- Email Address
- Traveler’s Phone Number
- Tour Name and Departure Date
- Purchasing Airline Tickets in Business or Coach class along with departure/return airports
- Purchasing a travel protection plan
- Emergency Contact Information: Please provide the name and phone number of a relative or friend (not traveling with you) whom we could contact during the tour in the unlikely event of an emergency
- Certain travel partners mandate Covid vaccine and booster shots. This changes on an ongoing basis so please check with us at the time of booking.
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