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Texas

The Lone Star State to the French Quarter

The Lone Star State to the French Quarter holiday will take you to amazing places like Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio, Houston and New Orleans.

DAY 1 – Dallas

Welcome to Dallas! Your Tour Director is on hand late this afternoon to answer any questions.

DAY 2 – Dallas

This morning, enjoy a guided tour of North Texas Horse Country, one of the largest concentrations of horse farms in the United States. Visit a real working HORSE RANCH with a knowledgeable local guide for a true authentic experience. See beautiful vistas, relaxing backroads, and the gorgeous countryside. In the afternoon, return to Dallas for an included city sightseeing tour that features Pioneer Plaza, commemorating the trails that brought settlers to Dallas and cattle to market; the Historic West End; and Dealey Plaza.

DAY 3 – Dallas – Fort Worth

This morning, journey to Fort Worth, a Texas city famous for its unmistakable combination of “cowboys and culture.” Visit the Stockyards National Historic District and get a taste of the true American West. Afterwards, meet the drovers/cowboys of the Fort Worth Herd and see a Longhorn cattle drive before visiting the TEXAS COWBOY HALL OF FAME.  This evening, you may choose to enjoy Sundance Square. Overnight in Fort Worth.

DAY 4 – Fort Worth – Waco – Austin

In Waco, visit the TEXAS RANGER HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM. Learn about the mission, history, staff and governance of America’s first law enforcement historical centre founded in 1964. Then visit the BOB BULLOCK STATE HISTORY MUSEUM that tells the “Story of Texas.” Afterwards, enjoy a city sightseeing tour that features Austin’s downtown, including historic Sixth Street, the Texas Capitol complex, Governor’s Mansion, and the University of Texas.

DAY 5 – Austin – San Antonio

A short drive from Austin to the most visited city in Texas: San Antonio, home of the Alamo and the historic River Walk. Upon arrival, sightseeing with a local guide includes visits to the SAN FERNANDO CATHEDRAL, the oldest in the U.S and downtown’s authentic Mexican marketplace, El Mercado. End your day back at the River Walk, where Spanish colonial architecture, fountains, and plazas make it one of the city’s most picturesque areas.

DAY 6 – San Antonio

This morning, a private narrated CRUISE down the San Antonio River through the picturesque River Walk area. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

DAY 7 – San Antonio – Fredericksburg

Texas Hill Country is home to the LYNDON B. JOHNSON NATIONAL HISTORIC PARK. Discover the story of the 36th president, from his ancestors to his final resting place, at the LBJ Ranch. Next, on to Fredericksburg, and time on your own. Spend the afternoon leisurely strolling the shopping district, perusing one-of-a-kind, eclectic shops, art galleries, and museums.

DAY 8 – Fredericksburg – Houston

Houston is a city of firsts. The first word spoken on the moon was heard here, and home to the first successful human heart transplant and America’s first public television station. Appreciate all that Houston has to offer on a sightseeing tour of America’s fourth-largest city.  Last, but not least, is a visit to one of Houston’s most expensive neighbourhoods, River Oaks.

DAY 9 – Houston
A special highlight today is a visit to JOHNSON SPACE CENTER, home of NASA and the U.S. Space Program. Be inspired by the wonders of space exploration and go behind the scenes of America’s exciting space program. With this behind-the-scenes journey, you will also visit the Historic Apollo Mission Control Center, and Saturn V Rocket, the most powerful moon rocket ever built and one of only three moon rockets remaining in the world.

DAY 10 – Houston – Lafayette

A beautiful drive past fertile prairies, delicate marshes, and abundant wildlife takes you to Lafayette, Louisiana. CRUISE through moss-draped cypress trees and winding, waterways of the Atchafalaya Basin swamp lands. Keep an eye out for lurking alligators as you experience one of the most unique wildernesses on earth.

DAY 11 – Lafayette – New Orleans

This morning, journey across Bayou Country into New Orleans, capital of Dixieland and the “City That Care Forgot.” Upon arrival, a guided sightseeing tour focuses on the sights and sounds of New Orleans, featuring French Quarter landmarks, including St. Louis Cathedral, Jackson Square, and a visit to a unique above-ground cemetery. Afternoon and evening are at leisure.

DAY 12 – New Orleans Your vacation ends this morning. You can extend your vacation in New Orleans with extra nights and explore further.

Our low deposit scheme means you can secure your The Lone Star State to the French Quarter holiday with a deposit of just £75 per person, you can then take advantage of our flexible payment scheme.

For full details or to book this fantastic offer call our team on 01772 337448.

Alternatively you can leave an enquiry adjacent to this page or email enquiries@pillingerworldtravel.co.uk a member of our team will contact you in due course.

  • Departs


    October 2021

  • Price


    £2,199 per person– based on 2 Adults for 12 days

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