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

Package Summary

  • Duration For Tour: 7 8
  • Start City: Houston
  • End City: Texas
    Highlights: Visit New Orleans (Oak Alley Plantation, Swamp Boat Tour), Houston (George Ranch Historic Park, NASA Johnson Space Center, Rice University), Austin (University of Texas at Austin), Dallas (Dallas World Aquarium), Fort Worth, Galveston, San Antonio.

$ 938 ( Starting From Per Person )

Overview
As the second largest state in USA, Texas has its distinctive culture and politics, and colorful history.Houston is home of NASA's Mission Control Center.
Houston is a large metropolis in Texas, extending to Galveston Bay. It's closely linked with the Space Center Houston, the coastal visitor center at NASA's astronaut training and flight control complex.

Houston - Galveston (101 miles)

Today we will visit Galveston to see the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum, followed by Bishop's Palace. Then, we will go to the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier.

Galveston, TX This coastal city in Texas was once one of the country's most important ports before it suffered devastation in the wake of the 1900 Galveston Hurricane.

  • Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum A museum dedicated to the offshore oil and gas industry. Located next to the Strand National Historic Landmark District, the museum is housed on a retired jack-up rig set up in the Galveston harbor.
  • Bishop's Palace The Bishop's Palace, also known as Gresham's Castle, is an ornate 19,082 square feet Victorian-style house, located on Broadway and 14th Street in the East End Historic District of Galveston, Texas.
  • Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier A Pleasure pier in Galveston, Texas, opened in Summer 2012. It has 1 roller coaster, 15 rides, carnival games and souvenir shops.

Standard Hotel: Crowne Plaza Near Sugar Land or equivalent

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.

New Orleans, LA 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.

  • Oak Alley Plantation 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.
  • Swamp Boat Tour 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.
  • French Quarter 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.

Breakfast: Included

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.

New Orleans, LA 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.

  • The National WWII Museum 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.
  • Jazz Steamboat Mississippi 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.

Breakfast: Included

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, TX 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.

  • San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site 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.
  • NASA Johnson Space Center 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.

Breakfast: Included

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, TX 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.

  • Houston Museum of Natural Science 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.
  • Rice University 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.
  • Toyota Center 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.

Breakfast: Included

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, TX

  • George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum 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.
  • Sixth Floor Museum 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.
  • Dallas World Aquarium 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.
  • Reunion Tower GeO-Deck 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.

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

Breakfast: Included

Austin - San Antonio (73 miles)

Today, we will arrive in Austin, the capital of Texas, where we will be able to tour inside the State Capitol Building and the campus of the University of Texas. Afterwards, we will pass the Hope Outdoor Gallery before heading to San Antonio. We can take a night tour of the city when we arrive, also take the optional night cruise to get a stunning night view of San Antonio.

Austin, TX

  • Texas State Capitol 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

  • University of Texas at Austin 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.

San Antonio, TX 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.

  • San Antonio Night Tour Including River Walk Take the river walk cruise for night view of San Antonio.
  • San Antonio Cruise You can take the 35-miniute cruise to enjoy prime views of San Antonio.

Breakfast: Included

San Antonio - Houston (197 miles)

In the morning, we will go to the Alamo before taking a stroll down the River Walk. After passing by the AT&T Center, we will arrive at the George Ranch Historic Park in Houston. After that, guests will be dropped off at the airport in Houston for their departure flights. Guests should be sure to book their flights after 8:00pm.

San Antonio, TX 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.

  • The Alamo 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.
  • San Antonio River Walk 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, TX 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.

  • George Ranch Historic Park 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.

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