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Spotlight on San Antonio - 5 Days


March 21, 2021 - March 25, 2021 $1,449
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Spotlight on San Antonio

Be adventurous and visit San Antonio. A city rich in history, bursting with culture, and booming with modern attractions, San Antonio invites visitors to discover what’s old and explore what’s new. From spectacular parks and green spaces, to festive seasonal events, to local shopping, dining and drinking. San Antonio has it all!

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Highlights & Inclusions:

  • Welcome Reception
  • Tour of San Antonio with local guide
  • Mission San Jose
  • The Alamo
  • Cruise on the Paseo del Rio
  • LBJ Ranch – "Texas White House"
  • National Museum of the Pacific War
  • Free time to explore
  • Choice of: South Texas Heritage Center -OR- San Antonio Botanical Gardens
  • El Mercado
  • 4 Nights Hotel Accommodations
  • 5 Included Meals
  • Professional Tour Manager

Day 1
March 21, 2021

Get away from those winter blues and head south to Texas. 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
March 22, 2021

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 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. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

Day 3
March 23, 2021

Journey to Stonewall and enjoy a visit to the LBJ Ranch, birthplace of the 36th President of the United States, Lyndon B. Johnson. You will view the grounds of the “Texas White House” including the family ranch, the one-room school-house and the cemetery and final resting place of LBJ and Lady Bird Johnson. Continue to the heart of the rural Hill Country and 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. Today breakfast will be included

Day 4
March 24, 2021

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 di-verse regions of the state. Next, browse for one-of-a-kind goods at El Mercado, the Mexican Marketplace. This evening, enjoy a farewell dinner with your travel companions at a local restaurant. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

Day 5
March 25, 2021

San Antonio's natural beauty, history, cuisine, and people create an experience you'll always remember. Depart from Texas and fly home to Michigan.

Trip Facts

  • March 21-25, 2021
  • $1449
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