Talkin' Texan Self Drive Holiday

  • Dallas
  • Austin
  • Fredericksburg
  • Bandera
  • San Antonio
  • Corpus Christi
  • Houston
  • 12 nights from
  • £2,485 per person
  • Trip Code: SD-1003

Holiday Overview

Talkin' Texan, USA Self Drive Holiday


Saddle up on a lone star state Texan adventure. See Dallas, Austin with its legendary music scene, Teutonic Fredericksburg, San Antonio, famous for the Alamo and Houston. Experience the Dixie Dude Ranch for an authentic Cowboy Experience and the extensive beaches at Corpus Christie.

13 days / 12 nights

Start: Dallas/Fort Worth

Finish: Houston

US states you will visit: Texas

Highlights of the holiday are:

- Austin with its live music scene

- Dude Ranch Cowboy Experience

- The Alamo

- Gulf of Mexico Beaches

Talkin' Texan Self Drive Holiday includes:

  • Return flights from the UK
  • Compact Car with Gold Cover - Unlimited mileage, Full tank of fuel, 3 additional drivers, Collision Damage Waiver (CDW), $1 million liability coverage, Zero excess in the USA
  • Information Packet at your hotel upon arrival
  • 2 nights accommodation in Fort Worth
  • 2 nights accommodation in Austin
  • 1 nights accommodation in Fredericksburg
  • 2 nights at the Dixie Dude Ranch
  • 2 nights accommodation in San Antonio
  • 2 nights accommodation in Corpus Christi
  • 1 night accommodation in Houston
  • Houston City pass

Day 1 - Arrive in Dallas

Dallas/Ft. Worth. Check-in to hotel

Featured accommodation

Hyatt Place Fort Worth Historic Stockyards


Day 2 - Dallas

Take the JFK trolley tour, visit the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. Tour South Fork, made famous in the TV series “Dallas”, attend a rodeo in the Stockyards National Historic District

Featured accommodation

Hyatt Place Fort Worth Historic Stockyards


Day 3 - Dallas - Austin 190 miles

Tour Austin’s historic district by foot or carriage. Watch the nightly ritual of bats emerging from Bat Bridge at sunset

Featured accommodation

Hotel Indigo Austin


Day 4 - Austin

Visit the State Capital, University of Texas surrounding hill country, eat at one of the notable food trucks, enjoy a live music venue

Featured accommodation

Hotel Indigo Austin


Day 5 - Austin - Fredericksburg 78 miles

Discover the hill country’s winery tours and tastings. Explore quaint shops and local German fare.

Featured accommodation

Fredericksburg Inn & Suites


Day 6 - Fredericksburg - Bandera 49 miles

Travel to the Cowboy Capital. Ranch stay includes all meals

Featured accommodation

Dixie Dude Ranch


Day 7 - Bandera

Activities include two horseback rides, per day, fishing, hiking, large pool, and many more recreational offerings.

Featured accommodation

Dixie Dude Ranch


Day 8 - Bandera - San Antonio 54 miles

Stroll along the River Walk’s urban sanctuary aligned with shops and restaurants.

Featured accommodation

Menger Hotel


Day 9 - San Antonio

Visit The Alamo and other 18thc Spanish missions, tour an opulent historic residential area, explore the Institute of Texan Culture

Featured accommodation

Menger Hotel


Day 10 - San Antonio - Corpus Christi 143 miles

Tour the retired aircraft carrier USS Lexington, take a sunset cocktail cruise

Featured accommodation

Emerald Beach Hotel


Day 11 - Corpus Christi

Enjoy a horseback ride on the beach, board a Dolphin Watch, relax on broad beaches leading to warm gulf waters

Featured accommodation

Emerald Beach Hotel


Day 12 - Corpus Christi -Houston

With your City Pass visit Space Center Houston and/or Houston Museum of Natural Science (included)

Featured accommodation

Hotel Derek


Day 13 - Depart from Houston


Take a morning tour of downtown Houston including historic Texas Avenue and Buffalo Bayou

USA Holiday Stopovers

Why not add in the 'Land of the Midnight Sun' - Iceland -on your way to your holiday in the USA. We have put together a great stopover in Iceland for 2 or 3 nights which includes accommodation and the Golden Circle Trip which includes visits to the Gullfoss Waterfall, the geo thermal area of Geysir and Thingvellir National Park.

If you are travelling to the west coast of America, why not add a couple of nights stay in New York which includes accommodation and tickets for the 'Top of the Rock' observation platform for an iconic view of the city skyline. This can be done either on your way out or on the way back.

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