Day 1: Arrive San Antonio Today arrive in San Antonio, the Alamo City, and transfer to your downtown hotel for a four night stay. The city's old-Spanish flavor, multi-cultural heritage, numerous parks and plazas, and the Riverwalk make it one of America's more intriguing cities. The Riverwalk (Paseo Del Rio) is a fabulous loop off the San Antonio River offering tree-lined footpaths, craft shops, galleries, restaurants and nightspots. This evening enjoy a Welcome Dinner with your traveling companions. Meal - (D) Overnight - San Antonio
Day 2: San Antonio After breakfast, enjoy a San Antonio City Tour featuring many highlights of this great city. Visit the San Jose Mission known as the "Queen of the Missions" and restored to its original design in the 1930s by the WPA (Works Projects Administration). Later wander through El Mercado Marketplace to hear mariachi music and explore the shops. Later visit the Shrine of Liberty, the Alamo where you will see the chapel, one of the most photographed sites in the nation and wander through this historic landmark. Complete your day with a leisurely Riverwalk Cruise and learn more about the history of this San Antonio highlight. This evening enjoy dinner on your own along the Riverwalk. Meal - (B) Overnight - San Antonio
Day 3: Day at Leisure or Austin Today is at leisure to enjoy San Antonio on your own. Maybe visit the Rivercenter Mall for some holiday shopping, relax while sipping a margarita or savor a Tex Mex enchilada while enjoying the sights and sounds of the wonderfully decorated Riverwalk. Maybe join an optional tour to the beautiful capital of Texas, Austin. The excursion features an Austin City Tour to see the State Capital, a visit to the LBJ Library & Museum at the University of Texas and the Bullock Texas State History Museum to learn the continually unfolding "Story of Texas." This evening enjoy dinner on your own at one of San Antonio's outstanding restaurants. Meal - (B) Overnight - San Antonio
Day 4: LBJ Ranch - Fredericksburg - Luminarias Today travel to the Hill Country of Texas and take in the scenery. The first stop will be in Stonewall for a tour of the LBJ Ranch, the former home of the 36th President, Lyndon Baines Johnson. The tour includes a reconstruction of the farmhouse where LBJ was born and his ranchhouse, referred to as the "Texas White House." Next visit the German settlement of Fredericksburg which retains touches of Old World Heritage. Enjoy time on your own in this quaint town to wander the shops, grab a meal or visit the WWII Museum. Tonight enjoy a Farewell Dinner at a popular local restaurant in San Antonio. Later wander the Riverwalk to experience the Fiesta de las Luminarias, which features thousands of candles illuminating the Riverwalk. Meals - (B,D) Overnight - San Antonio
Day 5: San Antonio - Flight Home This morning transfer to the airport for your flight home filled with many pleasant memories of your San Antonio Holiday Tour. Meal - (B)
This itinerary is approximate. The exact times, days and destinations may vary due to unforeseen circumstances.