Texas In Depth
Witness the contrast of modern high-rise cities with Old West desert towns still frequented by cowboys, take in the absorbing history and experience the varied culture and music of America’s sensational south.
Some of the highlights included are:
- Relax by the sea on the soft sandy beaches of Corpus Christi
- Visit the site of the infamous siege of the Alamo in San Antonio
- Explore shiny and modern Dallas’ renowned Arts District
- Explore the rugged trails and open landscapes of Big Bend National Park
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- International Flights
- 15 nights in 4* hotels & hand-picked local gems
- 15 days car hire
Need to know
- Arrives: Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)
- Time difference: GMT-6
- Visa requirements: British passport holders require an electronic travel authorisation (ESTA), available online
- Language: English
- Currency: US dollar (USD)
- Flying time from UK: around 10 hours direct
- Plug type: 2 flat pins
- Voltage: 120V
- A one-way fee applies for the car hire in this Journey; please ask us for details
Fly from UK to Dallas
Welcome to Texas! Enjoy your first evening exploring Dallas’ outstanding Arts District, where a collection of performing arts centres, theatres and museums come together to create the largest contiguous urban arts district in the USA.
4* Omni Dallas at Park West
13 days car hire
Soak up Fort Worth’s Old West charm, learn about its cowboy roots, and, for a real taste of the south, check out the rollicking rodeo at the Fort Worth Stockyards on Friday and Saturday nights.
4* Omni Fort Worth
Learn about the American Civil War in Fredericksburg, home to four major battle sites. Get outdoors and breathe the fresh air as you canoe, hike or bike down the Rappahannock River.
3* Hampton Inn
Discover the rugged wilderness of Big Bend National Park, encompassing the Chihuauan Desert as well as a sprinkling of mountains. The famous Rio Grande river forms the southern boundary of the park.
2.5* Chisos Mountain Lodge
Live the rodeo lifestyle in Bandera, the self-proclaimed ‘Cowboy Capital of the World’. Stay on a ranch, watch a rodeo and dine in a saloon-style steakhouse.
3* Dixie Dude Ranch
Head north to laid-back Austin, where the air is filled with live country music beats. Admire the pink granite facade of the Texas State Capitol and the prestigious University of Texas.
4* Omni Austin Hotel Downtown
Continue on to San Antonio, site of the notorious siege of the Alamo. Explore the sights of the city on the San Antonio River Walk, a network of pretty footpaths connecting the major attractions.
4* Omni San Antonio Downtown
Set off for the stunning beaches of the Gulf Coast at Corpus Christi, sometimes known as the Texas Riviera. Feast on seafood and chill by the sea, or take a boat to the offshore islands.
4* Omni Corpus Christi
Arrive in Houston, a laid-back city renowned for oil and gas exploration, rodeos, boot scootin’ and southern hospitality. Visit NASA's Space Center Houston for an intergalactic adventure .
4* The Westin Galleria
Depart Houston and return to the UK
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