San Antonio Getaway

Immerse yourself in the captivating blend of history, culture, and culinary delights that San Antonio, Texas, has to offer. With its rich heritage, Spanish-influenced architecture, and the renowned Riverwalk, the city provides an inviting backdrop for exploration. Delve into the essence of the region through diverse experiences, from visiting iconic landmarks to sampling the local flavors that make Texas unique. As you navigate this dynamic city, you’ll uncover its hidden gems and vibrant atmosphere, creating lasting memories along the way.

Extend your journey to explore the scenic beauty of the Texas Hill Country, where charming settlements await. The adventures in this region will surely enchant you and you’ll return home with a deeper appreciation for the cultural tapestry that San Antonio has to offer.

Per Person Double Occupancy
$1,949

Single Supplement: $799
(Limited Availability)

May 15 – 19, 2025

5 Days / 4 Nights

Itinerary

1
Thursday, May 15, 2025

Arrive, San Antonio, TX
Welcome to San Antonio, known as the “Alamo City,” where the renowned River Walk winds through historical districts. This city, steeped in rich history, boasts charming historical missions, Spanish architecture, and a lively arts and culture scene. Join us this evening for a warm welcome with drinks and snacks at the hotel.

2
Friday, May 16, 2025

San Antonio
History and culture come alive as you tour San Antonio with a local guide. See the Alamo, which played a critical role in the Texas Revolution, and visit the Mission San Jose.
Later, visit the largest Mexican marketplace in the U.S., El Mercado. From vibrant art to homemade crafts, this market offers a treasure trove of products that cannot be found anywhere else in the world. Then, enjoy time at leisure to discover the River Walk area on your own.
Join us this evening for dinner to experience your first taste of the local flavors of Texas. After dinner, we’ll make our way back to the hotel, stopping en route to experience “San Antonio | The Saga,” a stunning display of light, color, and visual narration projected onto the majestic façade of San Fernando Cathedral, the oldest cathedral in the United States. (B, D)

3
Saturday, May 17, 2025

San Antonio
The world-famous River Walk is one of the most famous attractions in Texas. While you can walk along much of it, why not also see it by way of water? Relax on a narrated private boat ride and cruise along the Paseo del Rio to see its significant historical sights.
Then, visit the South Texas Heritage Center at the Witte Museum, where stories of San Antonio’s people and the land that shaped their lives come to life.
Get around the San Antonio River Walk in style with an included GO RIO shuttle ticket and design the remainder of the day your way. Boats circulate throughout the area, picking you up and dropping you off wherever there is a GO RIO Shuttle sign. Go from one attraction to another, then hop on the boat for a relaxing ride to your next destination on the River Walk. (B)

4
Sunday, May 18, 2025

Texas Hill Country
Journey outside of San Antonio to discover the Texas Hill Country. Your first stop will be at the Lyndon B. Johnson Ranch in Johnson City. Here you’ll see the boyhood home where the president lived from the age of five until his high school graduation and explore the visitors center, where a permanent exhibit showcases Lyndon Johnson’s life and accomplishments. Then, travel to the German settlement of Fredericksburg. Main Street is the center of the action in Fredericksburg, where you’ll find shops, art galleries, wine-tasting rooms, a brewpub, and more. Take time to independently explore this German town before traveling to an authentic Texas Hill Country dude ranch in Bandera, TX, known as the Cowboy Capital of the World. Take a lesson to learn how to lasso, enjoy a memorable wagon ride, and indulge in a relaxing BBQ dinner. After dinner, wind down at the campfire listening to cowboy tales and roasting marshmallows for s’mores before returning to San Antonio. (B, D)

5
Monday, May 19, 2025

Tour Ends
Your tour wraps up in San Antonio. An included transfer will take you to the airport for your return flight home, ensuring the end of your journey is hassle-free and comfortable. (B)

Inclusions

Included

  • Economy Class Roundtrip Airfare from XXX*
  • Premium Hotel Accommodations on the Banks of San Antonio's River Walk*
  • All Ground Transportation
  • Expert Guides
  • 6 Meals (4 Breakfasts, 2 Dinners)
  • Gratuities for Drivers, Local Guides, and Tour Director
  • Taxes and Fees as of 5/10/24
  • Complete Services of Cruise & Tour Including Tour Director
 

*Other gateways may be available upon request. Additional charges may apply.
*Transportation costs, including air, are applicable for groups of 12 or more passengers traveling together on the same dates, to/from the same gateway, on the same flights, and the same class of air service. If your group falls short of this minimum, supplemental costs will apply, including but limited to the passenger purchasing airfare/tickets at the prevailing published rate.
*Hotels may be substituted due to unforeseen circumstances.

Extraordinary Experiences

  • Discover the pivotal role of the Alamo in the Texas Revolution.
  • Embark on a scenic boat cruise along the famous River Walk.
  • Immerse yourself in the history of the LBJ Ranch, from his childhood home to his remarkable achievements.
  • Experience the authentic cowboy culture in Bandera, known as the Cowboy Capital, for a real Dude Ranch experience.

 

Not Included

  • Increases in Taxes, Fees, or Surcharges after 5/10/24
  • Travel Insurance
  • Air Upgrades
  • Airline Baggage Fees
  • Items of a Personal Nature

 


 

Activity Level 2

As this tour requires average physical activity, participants should be in overall good health, standing for periods of time, climbing stairs, and able to walk longer distances over level and uneven surfaces.

 

Testimonials

First time touring with Cruise & Tour and what a great experience. They did an exceptional job of making a tour of this type so enjoyable and easy to manage. Well-coordinated and fun to participate in the activities.
- Jerry
This was one of the best trips we’ve taken. Thank you for making it so memorable. We’ll be booking more trips soon with Cruise and Tour.
- Pat & Ann

Accommodations

Drury Plaza Hotel San Antonio Riverwalk - San Antonio, TX
Accommodation Details

Rates

Per Person Double Occupancy
$1,949
Single Supplement (Limited Availability)
$799
Travel Insurance
Quoted at time of Booking

 


Deposit/Payment

      • A $450 per person deposit is required with your reservation.
      • Final payment due 1/15/25.
      • All payments can be made by credit card or check.

Cancellation/Refund

      • Your initial $450 deposit is non-refundable.
      • After 1/15/25 or non-appearance on departure day, 100% of the cost of your travel arrangements is forfeited.

 

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Travel Insurance Information

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  1. Click here to view and print the Travel Insured International brochure which has a brief summary of coverage.
  2. After making your travel reservation and deposit, a Cruise & Tour representative will create an insurance quote for you. You will receive that travel insurance quote from Travel Insured International Customer Care.
  3. From here you will be able to view the quote, add additional coverage options such as Cancel for Any Reason, and purchase your policy all in the Travel Insured International Portal.

Please Note: Pre-Existing Condition Exclusion will be waived if you purchase the protection plan within 21 days of the date of your initial trip payment. Options such as Cancel for Any Reason or Interrupt for Any Reason must also be purchased within 21 days of the date of your initial trip payment.

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Covered events for trip
Cancellation/Interruption
Sickness, Accidental Injury or Death of You, Your Travel Companion, Family Member, or Business Partner Job Loss or Lay Off Traffic Accident en Route to Departure Weather Natural Disaster at Destination Extension of School Year Terrorist Attack Revoked Military Leave Strike Bankruptcy of Travel Supplier Being Hijacked, Quarantined, Subpoenaed, or Asked to Serve on Jury Duty
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