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.
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Program No. 21173RJ
8 days
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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. 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 bus, trolley and charter bus with minimal assistance. Walking up to two miles and standing in museum for 1-2 hours a day.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Join experts for explorations of San Antonio’s greatest landmarks, including the Alamo, King William Historic District, the missions and historic La Villita.
  • Delight in the masterpieces of the McNay Museum of Art, explore San Antonio’s beautiful River Walk and learn about the German heritage of Fredericksburg.
  • Visit the earliest Spanish settlements in the area, choose a field trip that interests you and enjoy a Mexican feast with a mariachi performance.

General Notes

Max of 170 participants, divided into groups for activities. Take this program back-to-back with the Santa Fe Get-Together (#20684) and save when you enroll in "Great American Get-Togethers: San Antonio and Santa Fe" (#22488).
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Diana Barrios
Diana Barrios’ cooking-class techniques, spiced with warmth and wit, were honed during her years of weekly cooking segments on San Antonio morning television. Her local celebrity status resulted in guest cooking appearances on National TV shows as "Good Morning, America" and the Food Network. Encouraged by her new friend, Emeril Lagasse, Diana collected family recipes for the "Los Barrios Family Cookbook" that is sold nationally and for which Emeril wrote the forward.
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