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San Antonio: Deep in the Heart


An "unpack-once" tour featuring the best little city in Texas


  • 4 nights in the historic Drury Plaza Hotel located along the Riverwalk
  • City tour features The Alamo and Mission San Jose
  • Institute of Texan Cultures, IMAX Theater, Tower of the Americas
  • Daytrip into Texas Hill Country
  • National Museum of the Pacific War and LBJ Ranch
  • 8 meals: Daily breakfast, 3 lunches, 1 dinner
  • Roundtrip air to/from San Antonio
  • Door-to-door airport transportation
  • 2450/2850 Gold Passport Points



Daily Itinerary

Day 1

A Deep in the heart of the Lone Star State is a city that is part American, part Mexican, and definitely all Texan, San Antonio. Your historic hotel is located beside the fames Riverwalk and features a complimentary Kickback each evening including adult beverages and heavy hors d'oeuvres.  Drury Plaza Hotel - 4 nights

Day 2

Joined by a local guide, take a driving tour of San Antonio and along the El Camino Real to San Jose, one of the historic Franciscan missions that first brought the Spanish into the area. Later in the day, visit the most famous of these missions, San Antonio de Valero, or what we know today as The Alamo. Next door, you'll see the IMAX film production that puts the famous battle into perspective. If you've wrestled up an appetite, tonight's steak dinner is sure to please. You know what they say: Everything's bigger in Texas!  (FB, D)

Day 3

The Drury Plaza is conveniently located right on the city's unique Riverwalk which you'll explore aboard a river taxi cruise on which a Mexican lunch fiesta will be served. Then you're off to the home of San Antonio's beloved shoes, SAS, where you'll visit the old-timey General Store (anyone for a 10-cent Coke and 5-cent bag of popcorn?) and tour the factory. Back in town, the Institute of Texan Cultures, a combination gallery and living history museum, tells the story of this great state's past, present, and future.  (FB. L)

Day 4

With luck, the blue bonnets will be in bloom as you head into the Texas Hill Country. There you'll visit the LBJ Ranch and tour the Texas White House. You'll also have the opportunity to explore the National Museum of the Pacific War, a world-class museum located in tiny Fredericksburg, the hometown of Five Star Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz. (FB, L)

Day 5

Time to say adios, but not before getting a bird's eye view of the city over lunch served high atop the Tower of the Americas and strapping in for the 4D film, "Skies Over Texas." (FB, L)

Daily Itinerary Meal Legend
CBContinental Breakfast
BGenerally a limited buffet or menu
FBFull buffet or choice of menu
BRBrunch, often buffet-style
LLunch, often several menu options
HT or ATHigh or Afternoon Tea
DDinner, often several menu options


Sunday, April 16, 2023 to Thursday, April 20, 2023

5 Days, 8 Meals

Daily breakfast, 3 Lunches, 1 Dinner


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