Visit the Alamo
4 Days | Year Round
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One of America’s oldest cities, San Antonio offers a glimpse of early Spanish colonial life in the Southwest. San Antonio was colonized by the Spanish empire in the early 1700s. And today, many of its architectural and cultural elements remain. Rich layers of this and other cultures give the city its distinction – nowhere does the term “”Tex-Mex”” take on more meaning.
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Day 1 – San Antonio – Arrive in San Antonio, TX. Check into your Riverwalk hotel for a three night stay. Dinner tonight is included at a local restaurant. (D)
Day 2 – Riverwalk Tour – Alamo – Buckhorn Museum – This morning, you will meet a local guide for a walking tour along San Antonio’s Riverwalk, also known as the Paseo del Rio. First stop is the Historic Alamo the sight of the famous losing battle that helped secure Texas’ independence from Mexico. While here you will also see the IMAX movie “The Price of Freedom.” The heroism of the 189 Texans and settlers who defended the besieged Alamo fort for 13 days against the Mexican army of General Santa Anna is recreated in ALAMO: THE PRICE OF FREEDOM.
The afternoon continues with admission to the Buckhorn Museum & Texas Ranger Hall of Fame. It is actually five museums in one! with Horns, Fins, Feathers, The Hall of Texas History Wax Museum, and special exhibits unlike anything seen in any other museums in the world. You also have dinner here in the same Saloon where Teddy Roosevelt recruited Rough Riders and Pancho Villa is rumored to have planned the Mexican Revolution. The Texas Ranger Museum honors the incredible history of the world’s most famous law enforcement agency. (B,D)
Day 3 – Spanish Missions Tour – Market Square – Dinner Cruise – Enjoy a second full day of narrated sightseeing. Today you focus on Mexican Culture and Spanish Missions of which you will visit at least two. Lunch is on your own at Market Square, the largest Mexican Market in the U.S. with plenty of time for shopping.
Next enjoy the exhibits and displays that tell the stories of Texans at the Institute of Texas Cultures. The Museum exists to help you understand and celebrate the cultural heritage of Texas.
The highlight of the day will be a Dinner Cruise on a colorful barge floating along the San Antonio River Walk. Enjoy Southwestern Texican Cuisine, including Mexican Plates and Down Home Southern Favorites you can enjoy while experiencing a historical narrative tour from your Dining Boat Pilot. (B,D)
Day 4 – Departure – Depart for home this morning after breakfast. (B)