San Antonio Getaway

With Fredericksburg and the LBJ Ranch

  • Date

    November 13-17, 2019 | Wed / Sun – 5 Days

  • Location

    San Antonio | Fredericksburg | LBJ Ranch

Overview

Relax Texas style when you settle into your River Walk hotel on a fun San Antonio getaway! Historic missions, River Walk restaurants and shops, Spanish architecture, and a beautiful river centerpiece make this a truly remarkable city worth venturing to time and again.

An after-hours tour at the Alamo gives you an exclusive evening at the historic mission, including a personalized tour of the Alamo church, the Shrine of Texas Liberty, and the Long Barrack Museum — one of the oldest buildings in San Antonio. The legendary Alamo began as a Spanish mission in 1724 and later became a Spanish military stronghold and the site of the Battle of the Alamo in 1836. Explore charming Fredericksburg, named for Prince Frederick of Prussia, nestled in the Hill Country and rich with German heritage, and see the birthplace of the 36th President of the United States, Lyndon B. Johnson. Cruise along the Paseo del Rio (River Walk) that runs through downtown San Antonio, and immerse yourself in the laid-back atmosphere of this fascinating and historic Texas city.

Hear what past guests have to say about traveling with Ambassadair

“San Antonio trip had a combination of guided tours and opportunity to explore the area on our own. History was brought to life with knowledgeable tour guides. The area is filled with many historical sites to explore.”

“It was such a fun trip with some great people. Just enough time to see all the important sights.”

“Well planned tour to a beautiful city with lots of history.”

HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE

  • After-hours private tour of the Alamo
  • Narrated riverboat cruise along the famous San Antonio River Walk
  • Visit Fredericksburg and the LBJ Ranch
  • Guided tour of San Antonio Missions National Historical Park
  • Hotel located on the River Walk
  • Hop-on/hop-off narrated city tour with 2-day pass
  • Dinner at the Colonial Room Restaurant in the historic Menger Hotel
  • Free time for independent exploration

PACKAGE INCLUDES

  • Roundtrip commercial air from Indianapolis to San Antonio, Texas
  • Escorted
  • 4 nights accommodations
  • Breakfast daily
  • 1 dinner
  • Sightseeing and admissions per itinerary
  • Ground transportation
  • Hotel baggage handling

NOTE:

This itinerary includes activities where moderate walking, possibly on uneven terrain, is required.

Itinerary

Wed, Nov 13: Fly to San Antonio, Texas. Check in to your hotel, located directly on the Paseo del Rio (River Walk), a public park and network of walkways along the banks of the San Antonio River lined by restaurants, bars, and shops. Get acquainted with the city and learn about its architecture and culture on a relaxing narrated boat cruise along the beautiful Paseo del Rio, one of the most prized attractions in Texas. Enjoy the evening at leisure.

Thu, Nov 14: Discover the city with a narrated tour aboard a double decker bus. The hop-on/hop-off pass allows you to spend your time at the sights that interest you the most. Stops include the Spanish Governor’s Palace, La Villita Historic Arts Village, San Fernando Cathedral, and Hemisfair Park — the site of the 1968 World’s Fair. This evening, after the crowds have left, take a private after-hours tour of the Alamo. The Alamo played a critical role in the Texas Revolution and people worldwide continue to “Remember the Alamo” as a heroic struggle against impossible odds. Round out the day with dinner at the Colonial Room Restaurant located in the historic Menger Hotel, which opened in 1859. In addition to hosting generations of San Antonio’s most elaborate balls and society parties, the restaurant has welcomed United States Presidents Ulysses S. Grant and William McKinley, in addition to Robert E. Lee, General George Patton, and Oscar Wilde. (Meals: Breakfast, Dinner)

Fri, Nov 15: This morning, join a local guide for a tour of San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. Along with yesterday’s visit to the Alamo, the mission story in San Antonio will be completed with visits to Mission Concepción, the best preserved of all the missions; Mission San Jose, the biggest of the missions; Mission Espada, the oldest mission, built in 1690; and Mission San Juan Capistrano, which was originally built in East Texas and moved to San Antonio in 1716. Get an insider look at what life was like in the 18th century, and learn how these important religious sites have earned their UNESCO World Heritage status. The remainder of the day is at your leisure to spend as you wish. With unlimited access to the hop-on/hop-off bus pass, you can further explore your favorite stops or discover new attractions. (B)

Sat, Nov 16: Journey to the heart of Hill Country to the German settlement of Fredericksburg, with time to independently explore the quaint shops of the historic Main Shopping District. Travel to Stonewall to visit the LBJ Ranch, the birthplace of the 36th President of the United States, Lyndon B. Johnson. On a tour of the ranch view the “Texas White House” and learn about living in the Texas Hill Country. (B)

Sun, Nov 17: Depart for home with fond memories of San Antonio. (B)

Hotel

Westin River Walk

Located on a bend of the city’s famed River Walk, the hotel is located close to the Alamo and downtown attractions. Highlights: in-room coffee maker • complimentary in-room Internet access • restaurant • bar/lounge • pool bar • fitness center • day spa • heated outdoor pool.

Pricing

  • Package with Air
  • Double P/P – $1,979
  • Triple P/P – $1,879
  • Single – $2,389
  • Child (under 18) – $1,469
  • Land Only
  • Double P/P – $1,339
  • Triple P/P – $1,239
  • Single – $1,749
  • Child (under 18) – $829

**Call for availability and pricing for river view rooms.

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