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BEGINS IN: SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS

On the Road: San Antonio to Big Bend National Park

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Program #20562RJ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Meals: 15 total, 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Drury Plaza Hotel: San Antonio, Texas, 1 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The hotel's riverside doors offer direct access to the beautiful San Antonio River Walk. Enjoy historical elegance and spectacular views along the famous River Walk. The Drury Plaza Hotel is the restored 1929 Alamo National Bank Building, located on the River Walk, and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Using Art Deco ornamentation and the principles of the Beaux-Arts, the architects designed the twenty-four story skyscraper and incorporated the Texas Stars and southwest patterns. This architectural masterpiece has been a landmark in the San Antonio skyline since its construction. The basement still contains three of the original bank vaults. The outdoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi, on the hotel's 24th floor, features city-wide views.

Contact info:
105 South St. Mary's Street
San Antonio, TX 78205 USA
phone: 210-220-2990 xor2102202993
web: www.druryhotels.com/propertyoverview.aspx?property=0130

Room amenities: All rooms feature a microwave and refrigerator, iron and ironing board, flat panel LCD TVs, hair dryer, coffee maker, Internet access.

Facility amenities: Amenities at the Drury Plaza include a full hot breakfast buffet with scrambled eggs, sausage, pancakes, biscuits and gravy, juice, fruit, yogurt, cereals, coffee, and tea, complimentary Hot Food & Happy Hour 5:30 pm daily, complimentary 24-hour business center, fitness room and Guest Pantry, on-site covered valet parking is available for an additional charge, free fountain soda and fresh popcorn each afternoon in the lobby, beautiful rooftop pool and Jacuzzi with citywide views, and guest laundry.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Contact the hotel directly.
Best seasonal price available. Please telephone hotel representative directly (210) 220-2990 or e-mail donna.swanson@druryhotels.com for rates and availability.

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Additional nights after: Contact the hotel directly.
Best seasonal price available. Please telephone hotel representative directly (210) 220-2990 or e-mail donna.swanson@druryhotels.com for rates and availability.

Check out time: 11:00 AM
Hampton Inn Alpine: Alpine, Texas, 1 nights
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: Rated as one of Texas' top-ten small towns by Texas Highway magazine, Alpine is framed by the towering Davis Mountain range to the north and west, and the Chihuahuan Desert to the south. Located near Big Bend National Park, named for the vast curve in the Rio Grand River, the Hampton Inn® Alpine offers convenient access to some of the most unique landscape in West Texas.

Contact info:
2607 West Highway 90
Alpine, TX 79830 USA
phone: 432-837-7344
web: hamptoninn.hilton.com/en/hp/hotels/index.jhtml?ctyhocn=ALETXHX

Room amenities: Spacious non-smoking room features one king or two queen beds, 32" LCD HDTV, easy to operate alarm clock/radio and large work desk. The free high-speed internet access will help you stay connected while on the road. If you prefer not to work at the desk, you can use the convenient lapdesk instead. You'll also enjoy the convenience of having a coffee maker and iron/ironing board in your room. In the bathroom, you'll enjoy fluffy towels, a WaterPik showerhead and curved shower rod that allows more light and space in the shower.

Facility amenities: Hot breakfast, free high-speed internet access.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Lajitas Resort: Terlingua, Texas, 2 nights
Type: Resort

Description: Lajitas Resort and Spa is a 27,000 acre private estate community set against the beauty and majesty of the Big Bend National Park and Big Bend State Park.

Contact info:
HC 70
Lajitas, TX 79852 USA
phone: 432-424-5000
web: www.lajitasgolfresort.com

Room amenities: Each room is uniquely designed with individuality, offering stunning views of the valley, Rio Grande River or mountain range. Rooms are decorated with a "cowboy bordello" interior of iron beds, red velvet comforters and Mexican-tile bathrooms. All rooms offer Cable TV, Coffee/Tea Maker, Complimentary Bottled Water, Clock Radio, DVD Player, Hair Dryer, In-Room Safe, Iron/Ironing Board, Phone, Refrigerator, Wireless High-Speed Internet (Complimentary).

Facility amenities: 24-Hour Business Center, Audio-Visual Equipment, 24-Hour Front Desk, Outdoor Ampitheatre, ATM/Banking, Complimentary Coffee In Lobby, Fitness Center, Laundry Facilities, Onsite Spa, Saloon, Cowboy Art Gallery, Equestrian Center, General Store, Gift Shop, Golf Course, Rio Grande Walking Trail, Swimming Pool, Fossil Museum.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Hotel Limpia: Fort Davis, Texas, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Hotel Limpia, an historic, restored hotel built in 1912, is located in mile high Fort Davis, nestled in the scenic Davis Mountains of southwest Texas. We currently have 31 rooms including suites. Our accommodations are fully restored with private baths, period furnishings and free Wi-Fi. The hotel setting provides a peaceful and comfortable hideaway from the busy outside world. The courtyard garden, fragrant with roses and herbs, the glassed-in veranda with its flourishing plants, and the porches with their rocking chairs are favorite places for guests to relax and enjoy the tranquility of a by-gone era of Texas. The main building of the hotel complex was built of pink limestone in 1912. Included in the interior architecture are rounded walls upstairs and 12-foot ceilings with ornamental pressed tin. The main building houses 31 rooms and suites, including a 1100-square foot master suite–all decorated in late Victorian reproduction furnishings. For guests’ pleasure are porches with rockers, a glassed-in veranda and a parlor with a fireplace. The rest of the week coffee and pastries and a breakfast plates are available at the Hotel’s Blue Mountain Bistro.

Contact info:
101 Memorial Square
Fort Davis, TX 79734 USA
phone: 432-426-3237
web: www.hotellimpia.com/

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Drury Plaza Hotel: San Antonio, Texas, 1 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The hotel's riverside doors offer direct access to the beautiful San Antonio River Walk. Enjoy historical elegance and spectacular views along the famous River Walk. The Drury Plaza Hotel is the restored 1929 Alamo National Bank Building, located on the River Walk, and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Using Art Deco ornamentation and the principles of the Beaux-Arts, the architects designed the twenty-four story skyscraper and incorporated the Texas Stars and southwest patterns. This architectural masterpiece has been a landmark in the San Antonio skyline since its construction. The basement still contains three of the original bank vaults. The outdoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi, on the hotel's 24th floor, features city-wide views.

Contact info:
105 South St. Mary's Street
San Antonio, TX 78205 USA
phone: 210-220-2990 xor2102202993
web: www.druryhotels.com/propertyoverview.aspx?property=0130

Room amenities: All rooms feature a microwave and refrigerator, iron and ironing board, flat panel LCD TVs, hair dryer, coffee maker, Internet access.

Facility amenities: Amenities at the Drury Plaza include a full hot breakfast buffet with scrambled eggs, sausage, pancakes, biscuits and gravy, juice, fruit, yogurt, cereals, coffee, and tea, complimentary Hot Food & Happy Hour 5:30 pm daily, complimentary 24-hour business center, fitness room and Guest Pantry, on-site covered valet parking is available for an additional charge, free fountain soda and fresh popcorn each afternoon in the lobby, beautiful rooftop pool and Jacuzzi with citywide views, and guest laundry.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Contact the hotel directly.
Best seasonal price available. Please telephone hotel representative directly (210) 220-2990 or e-mail donna.swanson@druryhotels.com for rates and availability.

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Additional nights after: Contact the hotel directly.
Best seasonal price available. Please telephone hotel representative directly (210) 220-2990 or e-mail donna.swanson@druryhotels.com for rates and availability.

Check out time: 11:00 AM


The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

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Included
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6 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
10 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips

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