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BEGINS IN: SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS

San Antonio, LBJ’s Hill Country, Austin: Pride of the Lone Star State

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Program #10459RJ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s 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.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
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ETHYLANNE LARRIMORE Jul 07, 2014 at 06:09 PM

We will be traveling from Seattle and have never been to Texas. We're thinking of extending our visit by renting a car and exploring either San Antonio or Austen. Which is the more interesting and less crowded city? We like parks and museums.
Wanda Stephens Jul 14, 2014 at 12:11 AM

Both are interesting and hot. When are you coming? I live in New Braunfels, a smaller city between the two. I personally think there is more to do in San Antonio, museums, River Walk, Alamo, etc but Austin has the state capital. You might also like to drive to drive to Fredericksburg which is not far from SA and is a quaint little town.

Ethylanne- We're looking forward to meeting you. On the program, you'll visit the state capitol and LBJ library in Austin. There is also much live music, the University, a state history museum and a variety of offbeat things to do- much more like Seattle. In San Antonio, you'll do an architectural walking tour, drive through a neighborhood of colorful murals, but we won't take you to the Alamo, missions or art museums. There is much to do on the museum reach extension of the river walk. Both cities have lovely parks, but there are more museums in San Antonio. Please give us a call if we can provide more information.


Susan Shapiro Nov 07, 2011 at 06:26 PM

I am from Signal Hill (Long Beach Area) in So. CA. Is anyone from this area going on this trip? I have not signed up yet. Maybe Feb. Maybe April.

Susan- We'd love to have you. Please give us a call at 512-471-3500 if we can answer any questions for you.


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