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6 Days | 5 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
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James Bader Feb 24, 2015 at 11:22 AM

I would like a list of others enrolled in this 1 March - 5 March 2015 program

CHELLE BROWN Nov 04, 2014 at 03:45 PM

Tricia and I will be in San Antonio Nov. 8th-Nov.15th for the program. Is anyone interested in touring Austin for the day/evening after the class ends on Fri. 11/14th? I am planning a customized tour for the 2 of us, although extra people can be added and the car changed to a SUV. Please respond here. Look forward
to meeting you all. Chelle
Nita Whitfield Nov 06, 2014 at 05:18 PM

Chelle--I will arrive late afternoon on Sat.(Nov.8) and intend to tour around the city on Sunday. I will be at the Crockett. If interested in getting together on Sunday, leave message at front desk/hotel. I will not stay over on Fri/14th. Nita Whitfield
Nita Whitfield Nov 06, 2014 at 05:18 PM

Nita Whitfield Sep 07, 2014 at 03:20 PM

Please reply if you are a female and are considering and/or already enrolled in this program Nov.9-14, 2014. I am interested in discussing possibilities of sharing a room (as a double registrant. I will reply to you. If possible, I would like to communicate within the next 10-12 days or so. Thanks

Jacqueline York Oct 02, 2013 at 03:06 PM

Does anyone know yet what this program may offer next week as alternatives to visiting the Missions and the LBJ Ranch since it seems both of those will be closed due to the shutdown? I believe the Alamo is still open.
Nita Whitfield Sep 07, 2014 at 03:18 PM

Maureen Sheehy Sep 07, 2013 at 10:57 PM

I'm looking for suggested readings about San Antonio and Texas history. Novels set there too. any ideas? thanks
Linda Sep 08, 2013 at 05:25 PM

These from a different S.A. program: The Alamo: An Ilustrated History, George Nelson The Alamo Remembered, Tejano Accounts & Perspectives, Timothy M. Matovina Crown Jewel of Texas, the Story of the San Antonio River, Lewis Fisher Gates of the Alamo (historically accurate novel), Stephen Harrigan Gone to Texas, a History of the Lone Star State, Randolph Campbell HemisFair '68 and the Transformation of San Antonio, Sterlin Holmesly On the Border, an Environmental History of San Antonio, Char Miller Sacrificed at the Alamo, Tragedy and Triumph in the Texas Revolution, Bruce Winders San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, Louis Torres San Antonio: Outpost of Empires, Lewis F. Fisher San Antonio: The Story of an Enchanted City, Frank W. Jennings The Spanish Acequias of San Antonio, Waynne Cox Three Roads to the Alamo, the Lives and Fortunes of David Crockett, James Bowie, and William Barret Travis, William C. Davis

Susan Trujillo May 01, 2013 at 12:48 AM

I haven't read any messages from anyone attending the San Antonio, Heart of the Country trip, May 5-10. This is my first
trip like this but I am looking forward to it. I like to read and go to museums when I am on vacations.

Anne Gardepe Mar 08, 2013 at 01:48 PM

I blogged this trip that my husband and I did in Oct.,2010. If it isn't TMI, check it out at http://travelpod.com/members/orlandoanne. I am jealous that we did not see Fiesta parades!

Judi Potoff Feb 07, 2013 at 01:36 PM

I would like to meet another single lady(s) who are going on the San Antonio,Texas trip#1441RJ San Antonio:Heart of the City,Heart of the Hill Country Trip in late April, 2013. I am going down earlier for the Fiesta parades-April 25-28 and then the Road Scholar Program begins April 28th, my email is judipotoff@yahoo.com

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