This amazing offer consists of 2 night in Houston, 2 nights in San Antonio, , 7 nights at the Dixie Dude Ranch on full board with FREE daily horse rides and 2 nights in Austin
We are offering you a FREE compact car with fully inclusive insurance and a FREE Sat Nav aswell as £200 per person discount!
We are delighted to let you know about a number of excursions that we can offer on this multi-centre, which will not only save you up to 50% off the local ticket prices, but save you valuable time during your stay.
You can call us free of charge on 01737 646416 to book any of these trips & tours.
Heart of the Tunnel Walk - £25 per person Delve deep into Houston’s impressive underground tunnel system for the ultimate lowdown on Space City with this fascinating tour. Situated 6 metres (20ft) under the heaving streets, the network of walkways links 95 Downtown blocks over a combined distance of 11km (7 miles) and boasts a series of eye-catching architectural gems. Other highlights include the views from the highest sky lobby in Texas, a Houston history lesson, a Dutch-style lunch and time for shopping and during this impressive tunnel vision.
Start your subterranean adventure above ground at the Chase Bank Building, which features eight frescoes depicting Texas history. Head down and then up to the Chase Tower, the tallest building in Texas, to the 60th floor and admire Houston from the sky lobby. Back to ground level and across the street to Pennzoil Place. Take the lift back down to the Tunnel and walk underground to One Shell Square.
Head back up again to street level and take a stroll in Hermann Square Park towards City Hall, where you will watch a short video about Houston, pose for a photo and learn more about the city from where America plotted its conquest of the moon. Then head back down again to the tunnels for a bite to eat from one of the food vendors and then finish this zigzagging tour with a walk through the newest tunnel towards the city’s theatre district, the Downtown Historic District and MetroRail, the futuristic tram system.
Historic downtown pub tour - £25 per person The Historic Downtown Pub Crawl features four bars in the old town of Houston. Locations vary each night but always start at The Cellar in the basement of Georgia’s Market, a restaurant, grocery store and bar inside the former home of an 1895 gambling parlour. With a history like that, you can be sure there are plenty of stories to be told.
Looking at today’s modern metropolis, it’s hard to believe Houston was once a Wild West frontier town where Mexicans, Native Americans, Yankees, Confederates and all sorts of adventurers and ne’er-do-wells mingled in saloons. Listen to tales of murder, gambling, brothels and ghosts from those days in the old town of Houston as you visit unique pubs around Market Square Park. This is a small urban oasis with restaurants, sculptures, memorials, and remains from old buildings and sidewalks. This spot is full of activity and of history of this city. Your local guide will show you all the points of interest and you will not miss a beat.
The park is surrounded by bars and pubs in historic buildings such as a wine bar in the Kennedy Bakery Building, a tailor shop during the day and bar at night, a local joint with a jukebox playing fifties tunes, a charity bar, and many other authentic Houston taverns. See sparkling chandeliers, select songs on old-fashioned jukeboxes, or talk to a tailor as you sip wine, beer, and designer cocktails inside buildings dating from 1861-1934.
City Pass - £40 per person Visit five famous Houston attractions for one amazing low price! Included are tickets to five of the following seven attractions: Space Center Houston, Downtown Aquarium, Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston Zoo or The Health Museum and, finally, Museum of Fine Arts or Children's Museum of Houston. This value-for-money ticket book is valid for nine days from first use; perfect for a weekend getaway or a longer vacation.
The Space Center is the official visitor centre of the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, the NASA centre dedicated to human spaceflight. There is so much to see and learn about: Mission Control, Gene Kranz’s vest and the Lunar Rover Trainer used to train astronauts for the Apollo 15-17 missions.
The Downtown Aquarium aquarium is home to more than 200 species of aquatic animals and is located is a complex that merged the former Fire Station No. 1 and the Central Waterworks Building. The Houston Museum of Natural Science is located on the border of Hermann Park. The museum was established in 1909 and is one of Houston’s most popular attractions. The complex comprises one central building with four floors of natural science exhibits, Burke Baker Planetarium, Cockrell Butterfly Center and the Wortham Giant Screen Theater.
The Houston Zoo is located within Hermann Park and houses more than 6,000 animals from over 900 species. The zoo receives 1.8 million visitors each year and is the tenth most visited wildlife park in the United States.
Seaworld - £49 per person Sea World San Antonio is the world's largest marine life adventure park. Here you'll find a wet and wild line-up with more than 30 sensational shows, white knuckle rides, animal attractions and educational experiences for all ages. It's actually four parks rolled into one over 250 acres: a show park, a rides and slides park, a water park and an amazing animal park!
Spend the day at Sea World San Antonio, and come face-to-face with the ocean's most fascinating marine animals. With over 30 attractions, shows and rides, this family-friendly Sea World San Antonio admission ticket has something for everyone! Experience life far under the sea as you feed dolphins, get up close to penguins and come face to face with a shark!
Then there's the legendary rush of the Journey To Atlantis water coaster and the Steel Eel, the only hyper-coaster in Texas. Kids will love the Sesame Street Bay of Play. The star attraction has to be One Ocean, the show-stopping Shamu show, where majestic killer whales join you on a journey into a world that drenches your senses in the vivid colours, vitality and global rhythms of the ocean.
Other must-see attractions include Dolphin Cove, where you can touch and feed the cute and playful Atlantic bottle-nose dolphins and Penguin Encounter where a 120-foot-long moving walkway will transport you through a winter wonderland. You'll see more than 100 penguins - including rock-hopper, gentoo, chinstrap and king - and three species of flighted birds as they jump, slide and dive both above and below the water.
Day by day
Day 1 London to Houston
Fly from the UK to Houston. Upon arrival pick up your car from the airport and drive to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure.
Day 2 Houston
One of the most iconic attractions in the city is the Space Center Houston, which awards visitors the opportunity to learn about the past, present and future of aeronautics and space through exhibits, presentations, simulations and attractions. What makes this space center particularly unique is it’s the official visitors center of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, meaning you can visit the Mission Control Center as well as watch astronauts train for missions on a NASA Tram Tour.
Day 3 Houston to San Antonio
After your day of exploring Houston you will continue the next part of your trip. The Drive to San Antonio takes no more than 3 hours depending on the traffic. You should get there around Lunch time so drop your car off at the hotel, check-in and take a stroll round this beautiful city.
Day 4 San Antonio
You have a full day to enjoy this amazing place. San Antonio is home to one of the country's most famous sights and the state's most popular attraction: The Alamo, where a few hundred Texan revolutionaries fought for independence against thousands of Mexican soldiers so don’t forget to visit!
Day 5 San Antonio to Dixie Dude Ranch
After your 2 nights in San Antonio you will drive to your ranch where you will spend 7 nights living like a cowboy!
Day 6-11 Dixie Dude Ranch
You have 5 full days here to enjoy this amazing ranch. With some many facilities like fishing, table tennis, volley ball, swimming pool and many more you will be more then entertained. You also receive 2 free daily horseback riding sessions the perfect way to enjoy the stunning scenery. You are only ten minutes away from Bandera which is the cowboy capital of the world where there are seasonal rodeos and the Frontier Times Museum.
Day 12 Dixie Dude Ranch to Austin
After an amazing time at the ranch you will make your way to Austin where you will spend your last 2 nights. When you have arrived at your last hotel you will check-in and enjoy the evening at leisure.
Day 12 Austin
Austin is the state capital and has so much to offer. Spend you day at leisure and experience Austin how you want to experience it.
Day 13 Austin to London
After breakfast drive back to Houston airport and drop your car off before you check-in.
Day 14 London
Arrive back into London after a fantastic holiday.