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SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS

San Antonio: Heart of the City, Heart of the Hill Country

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Program #14419ENZ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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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.
Bold colors, brave battles, big fandangos and bigger appetites — San Antonio stands a breed apart from other American cities. As gateway to the borderlands and crossroads of culture, it showcases the best of North and South, old and new. Experience San Antonio as the embodiment of the strike-it-rich spirit of Texas, a city embracing contemporary culture while paying homage to its storied past.


Highlights

• Stroll along the landscaped walkways of the River Walk and surrounding communities with an expert leader for an absorbing overview of historic home design and that of the city’s other architectural treasures.
• In the majestic Hill Country, just a short ride from the heart of the city, explore Fredericksburg to learn of its rich German heritage.
• Recall the era of LBJ as you go behind the scenes at his ranch and Texas White House.

Activity Notes

Walking up to 1.5 miles, some uneven terrain, flights of stairs without railing, getting on and off trolley car, motor coach unassisted.

Date Notes
4/12/2015
Fiesta® is the Party With a Purpose and will take place April 16-26 . The funds raised by official Fiesta® events provide services to San Antonio citizens throughout the year. So you could say that Fiesta® never ends! Fiesta® really is one of America’s truly great festivals. It began as a way to honor the memory of the heroes of the Alamo and the Battle of San Jacinto. That commemoration still takes place. But over the past century and more, Fiesta® has grown into a celebration of San Antonio’s rich and diverse cultures. http://www.fiesta-sa.org/

Coordinated by Barshop Jewish Community Center of San Antonio.


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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
13 meals: 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 5 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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4.8
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