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San Antonio Extended Stay
San Antonio River Walk
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Immerse yourself in the diverse arts and culture of the Alamo City. Go on a San Antonio city tour, visit the Alamo and see the IMAX® film Alamo: The Price of Freedom, visit Mission San Jose, El Mercado Mexican marketplace, the LBJ Ranch, the San Antonio Botanical Garden, and much more. Our hotel is the Drury Plaza Hotel San Antonio Riverwalk, just one block away from the San Antonio River. Relaxing guest rooms offer modern furnishings, television, microwave, and refrigerator. Delicious breakfasts and evening receptions with complimentary beverages, hot foods, and snacks make this hotel the perfect complement to a relaxing getaway in a city rich in art and cultural diversity.
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Day 1 : Fly to San Antonio
Unpack and settle in for an enjoyable eight-night stay at the Drury Inn Plaza Hotel San Antonio Riverwalk. Holiday Vacations guests will be surrounded by a warm and friendly atmosphere, comfortable accommodations, and a prime location.
Day 2 : City Sights & River Walk Cruise
An expert local guide joins us as we visit the largest of the Texas missions, beautiful Mission San Jose. Known as the Queen of Texas Missions, this restored National Historic Park provides a visual representation of how missions looked over 250 years ago. Our day continues as we explore San Antonio and experience downtown’s authentic Mexican marketplace, El Mercado. Interact with working artists or sample local cuisine at family-owned restaurants in the largest Mexican market north of the Rio Grande.
Later we board a flat-bottom boat for a cruise on the Paseo del Rio canal, located 20 feet below street level. Gain a unique perspective of the River Walk while the boat captain, famous for storytelling, entertains us with fascinating details of San Antonio’s past.
Tonight we dine on award-winning cuisine along the charming River Walk at Biga on the Banks.
Day 3 : The Alamo
The story of the Alamo comes to life as we view Alamo: The Price of Freedom at the IMAX© Theatre. We are transported back to 1836 as the 13-day siege of the rise and fall of the Alamo is presented on the big screen.
We visit this famous city landmark inside beautifully landscaped grounds.
Our included lunch brings us to the historic Menger Hotel. The property opened in 1859 and is well known for being the location Theodore Roosevelt recruited his Rough Riders.
Day 4 : LBJ Ranch
Today we view World War II memorabilia at the Admiral Nimitz Museum of the Pacific War. Exhibits in the 23,000-square-foot gallery tell individual stories and display personal effects of the men and women who served.
Afterwards, enjoy free time for lunch on our own in Fredericksburg, a town rich in German heritage and Texan hospitality.
Next we tour the Lyndon Baines Johnson National Historic Park and LBJ Ranch, chronicling the life of our 36th President.
Day 5 : Leisure Time
The day is at your leisure. Our hotel’s location offers a terrific opportunity to stroll the tropical walkways, gourmet restaurants, and rare boutique shops along the San Antonio River. You may choose to visit the San Antonio Museum of Art, the San Antonio Zoo, or the Witte Museum. Your Holiday Vacations Tour Director will assist with any arrangements.
Day 6 : Austin Sights
Today we head to Austin, the state capital, where we enjoy a narrated tour of the State Capitol Building.
This afternoon we visit the Bob Bullock Museum of Texas History. The museum features some of the most significant artifacts of Texas’ rich history and culture. Explore interactive exhibits and learn about each floor’s emphasis on a specific theme: Land, Identity, and Opportunity.
Day 7 : Botanical Garden & Pearl Street District
This morning we visit the San Antonio Botanical Garden, a beautiful getaway in the heart of the city.
For lunch we’ll visit the Pearl Street District and experience the Pearl Weekend Market, a true representation of Southern Texas’ growing ranching and artisanal food community. With over 45 vendors that all originate within a 150-mile radius, this will be a great way to meet the food producers and taste a variety of locally grown foods.
Later, at the Buckhorn Saloon and Museum, we’ll enjoy exhibits on the Old West and wildlife in the Southwest.
Day 8 : SAS Shoe Factory & Institute of Texan Culture
This morning we tour one of the few remaining shoe factories in the U.S. and observe first-hand the craftsmanship needed to make SAS comfort shoes.
A delightful lunch has been planned at the elegantly restored Guenther House located on the bend of the San Antonio River. Enjoy exploring the adjacent museum and San Antonio River Store.
This afternoon we visit the Institute of Texan Culture. Exhibits tell the story of the many ethnic groups that settled The Lone Star State.
Tonight we are treated to a delicious Farewell Dinner at Las Canarias Restaurant.
Day 9 : Fly Home
We depart for the airport and our flight homeward.
March 23, 2020 - March 31, 2020
Price Per Person
Final Payment Date: 01/23/2020
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