Texas Cowboy Country
featuring Fort Worth, San Antonio and the Hill Country
 9 Days • 13 Meals
Air Holiday
Experience the excitement of San Antonio along with the cowboy culture of Fort Worth, the history of LBJ’s Texas White House and the beauty of the rolling Hill Country.

 Highlights
  • 13 Meals (8 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 3 dinners)
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • Spend 3 nights in Fort Worth, the center of Cowboys and Culture
  • Take a guided sightseeing tour of Dallas and see Pioneer Plaza, the Old Red Court House and Dealey Plaza where JFK was assassinated
  • Visit the Cowboys Stadium where you can walk the field, toss the football and take photos
  • Guided sightseeing tour of Fort Worth
  • Witness the daily cattle drive through the historic Fort Worth Stock Yards and have dinner at Cooper’s Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que
  • Tour the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame
  • Enjoy time for shopping at Chip and Joanna Gaines’ Silos at Magnolia Market, where there is something for everyone
  • Touring in LBJ Country including his boyhood home in Johnson City and the LBJ Ranch in Stonewall
  • Take a guided tour of the Y.O. Ranch home to numerous exotic wildlife and enjoy an included lunch
  • Wine tasting and tour at Kerrville Hills Winery
  • Visit the town of Bandera, the “Cowboy Capital of the World”
  • Guided sightseeing tour of San Antonio including the Mission San Jose and El Mercado
  • Visit The Alamo to tour the museum and see the IMAX movie, Alamo – The Price of Freedom
  • Take a cruise along the Paseo del Rio followed by a special San Antonio farewell dinner
  • $45 in Mayflower Money

 Itinerary
Day 1  Arrive in The Lone Star State
Arrive in Texas today and transfer to your hotel in Fort Worth. Meet your Tour Manager at 6:00 p.m. for dining suggestions
Day 2  Dallas Sightseeing and Cowboys Stadium
A local guide joins you today for a sightseeing tour of Dallas. What began as a small trading post in 1841, Dallas has grown into a city of international renown and boasts many marvelous landmarks. See Pioneer Plaza with the largest bronze collection in the world as well as the Old Red Court House with its rich past. Also see Dealey Plaza where JFK was assassinated and the JFK memorial. In the afternoon, a guided tour of Cowboys Stadium shows you the private suites, press boxes and interior fountains. Walk the field, maybe toss the football and take some photos. Meals: B, L
Day 3  Fort Worth, the Stock Yards and Cattle Drive
This morning a local guide joins us for a tour of Fort Worth. Once a major stop on the legendary Chisholm Trail, Fort Worth has a rich Western heritage. You’ll see Sundance Square and the new memorial dedicated to the memory of John F. Kennedy, who spent his last night in Fort Worth before that fateful day in Dallas. At the historic Fort Worth Stock Yards the old west comes alive as you watch the “Drovers” bring in their herd of Texas Longhorns through town, a recreation of life during the cattle drive era of the late 1800s. Tonight, dinner is at Cooper’s Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que. Since 1953, Cooper’s has been serving up traditional Hill Country pit bar-b-que. Taste the legend for yourself. Meals: B, D
Day 4  Texas Rangers and the Silos at Magnolia
In Waco a stop at the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame is made. This State memorial is dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the Texas Ranger service and commemorates the 31 Rangers who gave their lives in the line of duty. At the Silos at Magnolia Market, the spirit of Chip and Joanna Gaines awaits you. There is something for everyone here. Shopping, games, the garden and even a bite to eat. The Silos Baking Co., the on-site bakery is filled with Joanna's personal recipes and handpicked favorites—like "The Silos Cookie", "The Prize Pig" bacon and cheddar biscuit, and the "Nuts & Bolts" cupcake. Don’t miss this little corner of the Silos—it's definitely the sweetest! Later, continue to Austin for an overnight stay. Meal: B
Day 5  Lyndon Baines Johnson Country
Begin the day in Johnson City with a visit to the boyhood home of LBJ, our nation’s 36th President. We stop for a look at life in rural America in the 1920s before continuing on to Stonewall and the LBJ Ranch and Texas White House. See memorabilia for LBJ’s presidency along with interactive displays. On a driving tour of the ranch grounds see the presidential airplane, runway, LBJ’s automobiles and the Johnson family cemetery. On a ranger-guided tour of the Texas White House you will see the living and dining rooms as well as LBJ’s “west office” where he often conducted the nation’s business surrounded by his trusted advisors and world leaders. Meals: B, D
Day 6  Y.O. Ranch and Kerrville Hills Winery
Today you head out into the rolling landscape of the Texas Hill Country. The destination is the Y.O. Ranch, a 40,000 acre ranch which has been home to numerous exotic wildlife since the 1960’s. These were introduced onto the land in conjunction with the San Antonio Zoo’s conservation program. On a wildlife tour you may see up to 55 different species of exotic animals roaming the ranch such as giraffes, African wildebeests and antelope, with one of the ranch’s guides. Also, enjoy an included lunch at the ranch before traveling to Kerrville Hills Winery. Here, you take a tour of the winery and sample their awardwinning wines in a relaxed and beautiful tasting room. Meals: B, L
Day 7  Bandera and San Antonio
Travel south today to the town of , a blend of Indian, Mexican, Polish and Western cultures. The name “Cowboy Capital of the World” originated when Bandera became a staging area for the last great cattle drives of the late 1800’s. In San Antonio, a local guide climbs aboard for a sightseeing tour of the city. Explore the area’s rich history with visits to Mission San Jose, followed by shopping at El Mercado, an authentic Mexican Marketplace. Meal: B
Day 8  The Alamo and Riverwalk River Cruise
Today, history comes to life at The Alamo as you visit this famous fort, where Davy Crockett and 185 other “Texans” fought against Mexico. You'll tour the museum and enjoy the spectacular IMAX movie, Alamo – The Price of Freedom. The afternoon is free to enjoy Texas hospitality and soak up the Spanish flavor of this picturesque city. Tonight, venture to the city’s famous Riverwalk for a leisurely cruise along the Paseo del Rio, followed by a special San Antonio farewell dinner. Meals: B, D
Day 9  Travel Home
After breakfast, a group transfer to the San Antonio airport is available for flights out after 12:00 p.m. Meal: B

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October 17, 2020 Request a Quote $2,419 add $1,059 Available
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Rooms for the night before and after the tour are available. Cost for a room in Fort Worth is $279, and in San Antonio is $259, tax included.

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