San Antonio Christmas

San Antonio Christmas

See the Riverwalk All Lit Up for the Holidays, Plus Mission San Jose, San Fernanco Cathedral, LBJ Ranch, Fredricksburg, TX and So Much More!

Celebrate the Season, Texas Style!

  • San Antonio and Fredricksburg, TX

  • November 29-December 3

  • 5 Days

  • 8 Meals


Jet away to San Antonio for a Texas-sized kick-off to Christmas. The city is famous for its holiday traditions including millions of sparkling lights, flavors for the most discerning palate, and a hospitality that welcomes all.

Day 1

SAN ANTONIO RIVERWALK: Settle into The Drury Inn, located right on the San Antonio Riverwalk, close to a variety of restaurants and shops. Don’t forget to enjoy the "5:30 Kickback" in the evenings, indulging in snacks and drinks.

RIO SAN ANTONIO RIVER CRUISE: This narrated float down the famed canal sets the mood for your whole stay -- a truly magical voyage.


Day 2

CITY TOUR: Spend the day with a local step-on guide who entertains while introducing you to this historic city. You will see:

The Alamo: History comes alive in an IMAX version of the famous 13-day battle of the Texas Revolution. After the movie, tour this historical site.

Mission San Jose: Founded in 1720, the mission is the largest in Texas and features ruins, a church and granary. One of the finest examples of baroque architecture in North America is the Rose Window, sculpted in 1775 in the church sacristy.

San Fernando Cathedral: Docentled tour through the oldest cathedral sanctuary in the United States.

RIVER WALK: In the evening, you’ll have free time to explore "The American Venice." Stroll along the river walk enjoying the millions of decorative lights and breathtaking displays, mixed in with a variety of shops and restaurants.

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Day 3

LYNDON B. JOHNSON NATIONAL HISTORIC PARK: Driving tour of the ranch where LBJ was born and where he called home. You will also stop at the "Texas Whitehouse" for a guided tour.

FREDRICKSBURG, TX: The afternoon is yours to explore art galleries, wineries, boutiques and local eateries in this historic German-settled area -- all decked out for the holidays.

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Day 4

SAN ANTONIO YOUR WAY HOP ON/HOP OFF: Spend the day touring the city like a local with hop on/hop off tickets that allow you to explore 18 stops throughout the city.

TAMALES HOLIDAY FESTIVAL AT PEARL: San Antonio tradition fills the air at the local festival bringing culture, music, food and fun that helps to usher in the holiday spirit.

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Day 5

Wave goodbye to San Antonio’s Christmas traditions and get ready to begin your own traditions at home.


B=Breakfast, D=Dinner, S=Snack

DEPOSIT: $100 per person at time of reservation; final payment due Aug. 28, 2017. Once payments have been received, stringent cancellations penalties apply


ACCOMMODATIONS: Drury Inn & Suites San Antonio Riverwalk, San Antonio, TX Tour



  • Professional tour director

  • Motorcoach transportation including roundtrip airport/hotel/airport transfers

  • Airfare

  • Accommodations

  • Hotel luggage handling

  • Admissions

  • Attractions

  • 8 meals including 4 breakfasts, 1 dinner, 3 Drury Inn Kickback offerings


TRAVEL INSURANCE: Highly recommended


ADDITIONAL FEES: Airline luggage fees and fuel surcharges (if applicable)


ACTIVITY LEVEL 3 / HEAVY WALKING: Physical stamina required. Stair climbing, longer periods of walking and/or standing may be involved, along with higher elevations and longer days. Participants must be able to keep up with group.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Janesville, WI Van Galder Terminal
3120 N. Pontiac Dr., Janesville WI
Madison, WI Shopko South Towne Mall
2101 W. Broadway, Lot "G", Madison WI
Rockford, IL Van Galder Terminal
7559 Walton St., Rockford IL
South Beloit, IL Fas Mart/McDonald's ($3 per day)
Hwy 75 and I90, South Beloit IL
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Van Galder Bus Company

A Division of Coach USA

715 S. Pearl St.

Janesville WI 53548

Daily Service to Chicago O'Hare • Midway • Downtown •

Charter Service • 1-800-747-0994

Tour & Travel • 1-800-747-7407