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8-Day San Antonio, Houston, New Orleans and Dallas Tour from Austin

  • Tour code: 055-5395
  • Available: Tue, Sun
  • Depart from: Austin, TX
  • Duration: 8 Days 7 Nights
From USD$938

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Highlights:

Visit Austin, Dallas, San Antonio, Fort Worth, New Orleans, Houston.

Special Remarks:

  • The tour is recommended by Visit Dallas and Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau.
  • Best Value hotels with inclusive breakfasts.
  • Stay in Crowne Plaza Suites, walking distance to French Quarter!
  • Tour is 100% guaranteed; if cancelled 120% of the price will be refunded.

Pricing Details

Single: $1313
Double (/Person): $938
Third Person Adult: $591
Child : $591
Fourth Person Adult: $591
Child : $591

Note: *Price in USD is based on the lowest price per person per room over the next 30 days. Exact prices are displayed when you select a date.

  • Child rates: Child rates apply to those who are 0-12 yrs old. Child above 2 yrs must take the seat. Customers are welcome to use child safety seats on that have lap and/or shoulder belts/harnesses for the infant under 2 yrs.
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Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 Austin - San Antonio(79 miles)
  • Day 2 San Antonio - Houston(197 miles)
  • Day 3 Houston - New Orleans(317 miles)
  • Day 4 New Orleans - Houston(317 miles)
  • Day 5 Houston
  • Day 6 Houston - Dallas(224 miles)
  • Day 7 Dallas - Fort Worth(32 miles)
  • Day 8 Dallas - Austin(182 miles)
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Day 1 Austin - San Antonio(79 miles)

Today, we will arrive in Austin, TX. We will take the chance to visit inside the State Capitol and see the Senate and House chambers, the Governor's public reception room, the state library and more. Next, we will visit the University of Texas. After that, we will pass by the Hope Outdoor Gallery before we head to San Antonio, where we can take a night tour when we arrive.

Nicknamed the "Live Music Capital of the World," Austin is the capital of Texas. Located in the center of the state, it is the fastest growing major city in the U.S. The popular slogan among locals is "Keep Austin Weird."

  • Always Visit
    Situated in downtown Austin, Texas' capitol building was completed in 1888 in an Italian Renaissance Revival style. Covering over 51 acres, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.
    Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 7:00am - 10:00pm, Sat - Sun 9:00am - 8:00pm
  • Always Visit
    The University of Texas at Austin, informally UT Austin, UT, University of Texas, or Texas in sports contexts, is a public research university and the flagship institution of the University of Texas System.
  • A museum about the history of Texas' militia, volunteer forces and Texas Military Forces from 1823 to the present and is located in Austin, Texas.

San Antonio is the 7th most populated city in the U.S. and the 2nd most in Texas. It is one of the fastest growing cities in the country. It is famous for being the home of the Alamo.

  • Always Available
    Take the river walk cruise for night view of San Antonio.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $35; Child (2-11 yrs) $25; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $30
Standard Hotel: Best Western Plus Fiesta San Antonio or equivalent

Day 2 San Antonio - Houston(197 miles)

In the morning, we will visit the Alamo before taking a stroll down the River Walk. After passing the AT&T Center, we will drive to the George Ranch Historic Park in Houston.

San Antonio is the 7th most populated city in the U.S. and the 2nd most in Texas. It is one of the fastest growing cities in the country. It is famous for being the home of the Alamo.

  • Always Visit
    The Alamo, originally a Roman Catholic mission, was the site of a famous historic battle in 1836 in which the Mexican army laid siege to the building that was defended by a small group of Texans.
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    An important part of San Antonio's downtown urban fabric, the River Walk is a pedestrian street stretching 2.5 miles along the San Antonio River. It is lined with bars, restaurants, shops, and more.
    Opening Hours: Sun - Thu 11:00am - 12:00pm, Fri - Sat 11:00am - 2:00am

Houston is a large metropolis in Texas. It has become a major center of industry and development. It is home to some fascinating museums in it Museum District, including Houston Museum of Natural Science.

  • Always Visit
    The George Ranch Historical Park's history follows family lines beginning in 1824 and spans more than 100 years. Visiting the 1830s farm, Cattle Demonstrations which Cowboys herd, sort and rope cattle every day to administer medicines and to prepare them for market.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $10; Child (5-15 yrs) $5; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $9
Standard Hotel: Crowne Plaza Near Sugar Land or equivalent
Breakfast: Included

Day 3 Houston - New Orleans(317 miles)

Today, we will drive from Houston to New Orleans. Once we are outside of the Big Easy, we will visit the Oak Alley Plantation. We will also go on an adventurous swamp tour to explore the unique ecosystem of the bayou and spot animals like alligators, snakes, turtles, herons and more. Next, we will head to our hotel in the French Quarter before taking the rest of the day to explore the city. Bourbon Street offers countless live jazz clubs, and there is no shortage of great restaurants around Jackson Square.

The city known as the "Big Easy" is most famous for its colorful and exciting Mardi Gras celebration. Visitors will marvel at its distinctive Cajun culture and cuisine that is unlike anything else in the world.

  • Always Visit
    This historic plantation on the Mississippi River in southeastern Louisiana is a National Historic Landmark. In addition to its function as a museum, the Oak Alley Plantation has served as a set for films and TV shows.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (6-12 yrs) $7; Child (13-18 yrs) $10; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $22.50|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 9:00am - 5:00pm
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    Get up close and personal with the bayou! These tours take guests into protected swamps to see some of the South's unique indigenous wildlife. Guests may even meet an alligator! These guided tours are fun and informative.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $27; Child (3-12 yrs) $16; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $27
  • Always Visit
    The most famous area of New Orleans is also the oldest. Dating back to the city's founding in 1718, this National Historic Landmark district is known for its nightlife, restaurants, and celebrations. Its most famous locale is Bourbon Street.
  • Always Available
    Take the Carriage Tour to explore French Quarter.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $20; Child (2-12 yrs) $20; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $20
Standard Hotel: Courtyard by Marriott French Quarter or equivalent
Breakfast: Included

Day 4 New Orleans - Houston(317 miles)

In the morning, we will visit the National World War II Memorial. Around noon, we will take a Mississippi Steamboat Jazz Cruise that leaves from the heart of the French Quarter.Later, we will return to Houston.

The city known as the "Big Easy" is most famous for its colorful and exciting Mardi Gras celebration. Visitors will marvel at its distinctive Cajun culture and cuisine that is unlike anything else in the world.

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    The National WWII Museum, formerly known as the D-Day Museum, is a military history museum located in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana, on Andrew Higgins Drive between Camp Street and Magazine Street. The museum focuses on the contribution made by the United States to Allied victory in World War II.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $27; Child (Under 12 yrs) $17.50; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $23.50
  • Always Available
    The two-hour cruise from the heart of the French Quarter shows you why the city was founded on the beautiful crescent of the lower Mississippi River. New Orleans is well-known as the birthplace of jazz. The live Jazz performance on the steamboat will make you an unforgettable trip.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $46; Child (6-12 yrs) $23; Child (2-5 yrs) $9.50; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $46; including lunch
Standard Hotel: Crowne Plaza Near Sugar Land or equivalent
Breakfast: Included

Day 5 Houston

As we explore Houston today, our first stop will be at Battleship Texas. Then, we will visit the San Jacinto Monument, the world's tallest masonry column. The bulk of our day will be spent at the NASA Space Center, where we will learn all about human advancements in space travel.

Houston is a large metropolis in Texas. It has become a major center of industry and development. It is home to some fascinating museums in it Museum District, including Houston Museum of Natural Science.

  • Always Visit
    The San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site includes the location of the Battle of San Jacinto, and the USS Texas. It is located off the Houston Ship Channel in unincorporated Harris County, Texas near the city of Houston. The site was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1960.
  • Always Visit
    This facility in Houston is where NASA conducts human spaceflight training, research, and flight control simulations to prepare astronauts who are preparing to go into the vast expanse of space.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $29.95; Child (4-11 yrs) $24.95; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $27.95
Standard Hotel: Crowne Plaza Near Sugar Land or equivalent
Breakfast: Included

Day 6 Houston - Dallas(224 miles)

After breakfast, we will go to the Houston Museum of Natural Science and visit the campus of Rice University. We will also stop by the Toyota Center before passing by Hermann Park, the Houston Zoo and the Houston Police Officer's Memorial. At the end of the day, we will head to Dallas.

Houston is a large metropolis in Texas. It has become a major center of industry and development. It is home to some fascinating museums in it Museum District, including Houston Museum of Natural Science.

  • Always Visit
    Founded in 1909, the HMNS is one of the top 5 most popular museums in the United States. In addition to its halls and exhibits, it is home to a planetarium, a giant scree theater, and a butterfly garden.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (3-11 yrs) $15; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $15|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 9:00am - 5:00pm, Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas
  • Always Visit
    Rice University is a private research university located on a 295-acre (1.19 km2) campus in Houston, Texas, United States. The university is situated near the Houston Museum District and is adjacent to the Texas Medical Center. Rice is generally considered the top university and the most selective institute of higher education in the state of Texas.
  • Always Visit
    Toyota Center is an indoor arena located in downtown Houston, Texas. It is named after the Japanese automobile manufacturer Toyota. The arena is home to the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association, the principal users of the building, and the former home of the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League.
Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Garland or equivalent
Breakfast: Included

Day 7 Dallas - Fort Worth(32 miles)

Our first stop today as we explore Dallas will be at the George W. Bush Presidential Library. Then, we will head to Fort Worth to visit the historic Sotckyard. After lunch, we will go to the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza and the Dallas World Aquarium. We will also see the Arts District downtown and have the chance to take in a spectacular view of the city from the observation deck of the Reunion Tower. Along the way, we will also see the Giant Eyeball, Pioneer Plaza and the AA Center.

Dallas helps make up the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex. Some of the city's popular attractions include the Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, Pioneer Plaza and the John F. Kennedy Memorial.

  • Always Visit
    Located on the campus of Southern Methodist University, this presidential center opened in 2013. It features the second largest presidential library in the country and contains the offices of the George W. Bush foundation.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $19; Child (5-12 yrs) $13; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $16; Junior (13-17 yrs) $17|Opening Hours: Mon - Sat 9:00am - 5:00pm, Sun 12:00pm - 5:00pm, Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
  • Always Visit
    Named for its location on the sixth floor of the Dallas County Administration Building in downtown Dallas, this museum is dedicated to the life of President John F. Kennedy, whose assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, shot and killed the president.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $16; Child (6-18 yrs) $13; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $14|Opening Hours: Mon 12:00pm - 6:00pm, Tue - Sun 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Always Visit
    A for-profit aquarium and zoo located in the West End Historic District of downtown Dallas. It aids conservation and education by housing many animals that are threatened or endangered as part of a cooperative breeding program with other zoos around the world.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $20.95; Child (2-12 yrs) $14.95; Senior $16.95; Tax excluded
  • Always Visit
    Reaching a height of 470 feet, this tower offers a 360 degree panoramic view of Dallas, an incredible spectacle and a can't-miss spot to visit in the city.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $17; Child (4-12 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $14|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 10:30am - 10:00pm, Closed on Christmas

What was started as a trading outpost for western cowboys in the 19th century has evolved into the fifth largest city in Texas.

Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Garland or equivalent
Breakfast: Included

Day 8 Dallas - Austin(182 miles)

After breakfast, we will leave our hotel in Dallas and drive to Austin, where the tour will come to an end.

*Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.

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