21173
Texas

Great American Get-Together in San Antonio

Join us for our gala event in San Antonio! From Hill Country to the River Walk, you’ll go big in this bold and exciting city.
Rating (5)
Program No. 21173RJ
Length
8 days
Starts at
1,999
Special Offer
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Flights start at
FREE

At a Glance

Celebrate the spirit of San Antonio — and Road Scholar — as you join us for a week of fellowship, learning and fun in the heart of Texas! We’ve planned an amazing array of in-depth lectures, field trips and activities — plus a final night gala with music and cultural dancers. Immerse yourself in the history of San Antonio while exploring with new friends, and then customize your learning with your choice of enriching activities to choose from on two different days. There is something for everyone, as you experience the best of Road Scholar in San Antonio.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Must be able to climb up and down stairs every day to access river walk area of city and restaurants. Must be able to board public transportation and a motor coach with minimal assistance. Walking up to two miles and standing in museum for 1-2 hours a day.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Choose your own special experiences, such as a cooking demonstration or an architecture walk, alongside our best and most loved experts.
  • Join experts for explorations of San Antonio’s greatest landmarks, including the Alamo, the beautiful river walk, the missions and historic La Villita.
  • Venture to Texas Hill Country with explorations of the quaint town of Fredericksburg and LBJ ranch, topped off with an authentic barbecue and live music.

General Notes

Large-group program with max of 140; smaller groups for activities.
Featured Expert
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Allen Hamilton
Allen Lee Hamilton is a professor of Texas and American history at St. Philip's College in San Antonio. The author of four books and over 30 articles in historical and popular journals, Allen has won three NISOD Awards from the University of Texas for Teaching Excellence. He completed his undergraduate and graduate work at the University of Texas at Arlington, and his doctoral work at the University of Oklahoma. Allen is a fourth generation Texan whose family has been in this great state since 1866.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Lynne Christopher
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Tim Draves
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Bill Perryman
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Mary Brennan
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Janie Cadena
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Sue Peace
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Bruce Martin
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Gregg Eckhardt
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Diana Barrios
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Allen Hamilton
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