Day 1 Dallas - Fort Worth (31 miles)
After arriving at the DFW (Dallas Fort Worth Intercontinental Airport) or DAL (Dallas Love Field Airport), the tour guide will come and pick you up. The meeting point for domestic flights customers will be by the baggage claim; international flights customers will be in the Passenger Waiting Area. We will check in after 3 pm and you will be able to enjoy Dallas by starting with a relaxing day. For customers who arrive the hotel before 5:30 pm will have the option to enjoy Rodeo Night Tour.
Day 2 Fort Worth - Dallas - Fort Worth (62 miles)
Today we will outside visit Dealey Plaza, Sixth Floor Museum. Then we will move to Dallas Holocaust Museum, John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza. We will also go to visit Pioneer Plaza and see the outside of Dallas City Hall. Last, we will go to the Dallas Museum of Art and George W Bush Library.
Day 3 Fort Worth - Austin - San Antonio (253 miles)
In the morning, we will arrive at Austin. We will have a chance to go inside the State Capitol. Next, we will visit University of Texas and Texas Military Forces Museum(will not be visited on Monday). After that, we will head to San Antonio. At night, we may take Night Tour in San Antonio and enjoy the river walk cruise.
Day 4 San Antonio - Houston (197 miles)
After breakfast, we will first visit the Alamo Mission and learn the history between Mexican troops and Texan defenders. Later on, we will visit the Buckhorn Museum, Historic Market Square and the 750-foot-tall Tower of the Americas before driving to Houston.
Day 5 Houston City Tour
First, we will stop by Toyota Center and then head to Rice University. Later, we will go for the Houston Museum of Natural Science. In the afternoon, you won't want to miss George Ranch Historic Park.
Day 6 Houston In-Depth Tour
We will start our day by making our first stop to Battleship Texas, which is only remaining dreadnought battleship in WWI. Not too far from the Battleship Texas, we will visit our second sightseeing attraction - San Jacinto Monument. After that, we will head to NASA Space Center. You will not only visit the museum but also have a chance to take the little train into Johnson Space Center, where all the Space Station mission operations located and learn more about the new mission and space plan. Before the end of the day, we will visit the last sightseeing location and take the Dolphin Cruise in the Gulf of Mexico.
Day 7 Houston - Baton Rouge - New Orleans (330 miles)
Our first stop of the day will be the Bayou Rum Distillery, the largest privately-owned rum distillery in the United States, where we will learn all about the distillation process from fermentation to bottling. After that, we will tour Baton Rouge, visiting the Louisiana State Capitol, the tallest capitol building in the country, to ascend to the observation deck on the 27th floor. Next, we will head to our hotel for the night in the French Quarter of New Orleans, where guests can choose to rest for the remainder of the day or go out exploring. There are many live jazz bars around Bourbon Street, and the Café du Monde is a great place to enjoy a cup of coffee. Be sure to sample the local cuisine at a restaurant and see Jackson Square.
Day 8 New Orleans
Today, we will take the Mardi Gras World tour and then we will tour Garden District on the bus, passing by Tulane University and Loyola University New Orleans. Afterwards, we will visit Oak Alley Plantation, a U.S. National Historic Landmark located west of New Orleans, and go on a swamp tour boat ride that showcases the unique ecosystem of the Louisiana bayou.
Day 9 New Orleans - Houston (317 miles)
In the morning, we will visit the National World War II Museum. Around noon, we will take a Mississippi River Steamboat Jazz Cruise that leaves from the heart of the French Quarter and explores the beautiful crescent of the lower Mississippi River. Later we will go back to Houston. You can check "Departure and Return" for pickup and drop-off info.