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Kansas City • Dallas • San Antonio • McAllen • Corpus Christi • Galveston • Houston

Day 1 – Home to Kansas City

Our journey begins as we travel south with an overnight in Kansas City.

Hotel: Drury Inn & Suites


Day 2 – Kansas City to Dallas

Motor along the countryside of Texas and settle into Dallas for a relaxing 2 night stay. Dinner is at your leisure to choose a restaurant in the area.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Hotel: Hampton Inn


Day 3 – Dallas

Sightsee in Dallas with stops at Kennedy Memorial, Dealy Plaza, the Sixth Floor book depository, and City Hall. Visit Southfork Ranch, where the hit series “Dallas” was filmed. Tour the Ewing’s lovely house and grounds before a barbecue lunch. The evening is free for you to pursue your own interests.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Day 4 – Dallas to San Antonio

Enjoy breakfast this morning before we motor through rugged hill country featuring rippling brooks and cowboys working their ranches. Visit the Texas Ranger Museum before we arrive in Johnson City, where we tour the Lyndon B. Johnson Ranch and see the birth place of the late President. Check into the beautiful Drury Inn & Suites at the Riverwalk. Dinner this evening is at a local favorite steakhouse.

Included Meals: Breakfast , Dinner

Hotel: Drury Inn & Suites Plaza


Day 5 – San Antonio

A local guide helps us spend the day exploring fascinating San Antonio. We start with a visit to the IMAX Theater where we will experience the story of the Alamo. After the showing, we will tour the Alamo, the place where Texas liberty was birthed, and 200 heroic defenders lost their lives to General Santa Anna’s army. Later, learn about the many ethnic groups that settled in Texas at the Institute of Texan Cultures. Lunch is served at a local favorite restaurant. This afternoon, visit beautiful Mission San Jose, known as “the Queen of Texas Missions.” Later, browse the colorful Mexican Marketplace at El Mercado.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Day 6 – San Antonio

Sleep late or maybe enjoy a morning stroll along the Riverwalk. Today is free to enjoy the surrounding area of San Antonio. Some may want to take a float ride on the Riverwalk just outside your hotel. Others may want to join the motorcoach for a visit to Fredericksburg, a quaint little German Village. Stop at the Admiral Nimitz Museum Historical Park and Museum of the Pacific War. Return to the hotel for a restful evening. Your tour director can help with any suggestions. This evening enjoy dinner on your own.

Included Meals: Breakfast


Day 7 – San Antonio to McAllen

Motor south into the Rio Grande Valley. We stop in Edinburg, enjoy an included lunch in an authentic Mexican Restaurant, and visit the museum of South Texas History. We arrive in McAllen and check into all new Drury Inn & Suites.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Hotel: Drury Inn & Suites

Day 8 – McAllen

Today you have a couple of options to choose from. Some may want to visit friends that are staying for the winter months here

in McAllen. Others may want to join the coach for a free tour to South Padre Island. A special sight will be the Iwo Jima Memorial on the campus of the Harlingen’s Marine Military Academy. Return to the hotel for a restful evening.

Included Meals: Breakfast


Day 9 – McAllen to Corpus Christi

Wake this morning to the fresh air of the Rio Grande and depart McAllen for King Ranch, the largest ranch in the world. We will visit the museum, enjoy a King Ranch Barbeque and have a historical tour. Motor along to the sparkling shores of Corpus Christi, where your bayfront hotel awaits. Unpack for a relaxing two night stay here with views of beautiful yacht harbors and sparkling ocean vistas.

Included Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Hotel: Omni Marina Tower

Day 10 – Corpus Christi

Board the World War II USS Lexington Aircraft Carrier for a tour. Later visit the Texas State Aquarium for an exciting undersea journey that begins at the shore and continues deep into the waters of the Gulf. Lunch today is served at Landry’s Seafood Restaurant. Later, enjoy sweeping views of the harbor as we take a scenic circle tour of Mustang Island and Port Aransas. Free time is given to browse the charming shops of this area. This evening is at your leisure.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Day 11 – Corpus Christi to Galveston

Today we will leave Corpus Christi and travel to the enchanting

town of Galveston. On the way, a stop at the Lyndon B. Johnson

Space Center in Houston will show you the leaps and bounds by

which NASA is pressing forward in its quest for knowledge of the

unknown.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Hotel: Hilton Galveston


Day 12 – Galveston

Tropical scenery abounds as we tour along the Victorian style homes, Bishop’s Palace, and Aston Villas. Enjoy lunch at Fisherman’s Wharf before we continue our sightseeing of this charming area. We return to the hotel and have a leisure evening.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Day 13 – Galveston to Oklahoma City Area

Leave sunny Galveston today and head north to the Oklahoma City area for a restful overnight.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Hotel: Fairfield Inn


Day 14 – Oklahoma City to Kansas City

Following breakfast, we visit the Oklahoma Bombing Memorial and the National Cowboy Hall of Fame. Later we leave for Kansas City and enjoy a farewell dinner celebration at a local restaurant.

Included Meals:Light Breakfast, Dinner

Hotel: Drury Inn & Suites


Day 15 – Kansas City to Home

After breakfast we journey homeward. Enjoy lunch at the Iowa Machine Shed Restaurant.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Motorcoach Per Person Pricing Information

Double: $2,429
Single: $3,329
Triple: $2,319
Quad: $2,189

Motorcoach Travel Protection Per Person

Double: $149
Single: $212

Travel Bucks

$35 Travel Bucks per person earned with this tour

Deposit Due

$100 deposit per person due at time of reservation. Full payment due 30 days prior to depart.

Passport Needed

No

Price Includes

23 Included Meals, Hotels & Activities as stated, Luxury Motorcoach



The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 64°
Travel with R & J Tours to a warm destination where it is...
50°
Minneapolis, Mn
76°
The Best of Texas
Motorcoach Departure Date:
02/07/2012
Motorcoach Return Date:
02/21/2012

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Tour Highlights

Stay on the San Antonio Riverwalk for 3 nights
2 Nights Galveston
Tour the LBJ Space Center
Visit the Alamo and the Imax Theatre
Visit Fredericksburg German Town
Tour King Ranch with luncheon
& Texas State Aquarium
South Padre Island & Mustang Island Port Aransas
Stay on the sparkling Corpus Christi Waterfront!



Travel with R & J Tours to a warm destination where it is...
50°
Minneapolis, Mn
76°
The Best of Texas
The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 64°
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