Spotlight on San Antonio featuring Stock Show and Rodeo
Relax Texas-style when you settle into your River Walk hotel on this 5-day Spotlight on San Antonio tour. Spend an evening watching some of the country's top cowboys compete at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo, followed by a live music concert. 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, sampling the local olive oils and wines. Savor dinner at a restored convent in the historic King William District. Cruise along the Paseo del Rio and immerse yourself in the laid-back atmosphere of this Texas city.
|Offer valid through 3/31/2020|
|Day 1||San Antonio||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||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 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. 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.|
|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 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. This evening you are in for a special treat when you watch some of the country's top cowboys compete at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo.|
|Day 4||San Antonio||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, browse for one-of-a-kind goods at El Mercado, the Mexican Marketplace. 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: San Antonio's natural beauty, history, cuisine, and people create an experience you'll always remember.|
|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.