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Terrific Texas! 2/27-3/8 2015
Terrific Texas! 2/27-3/8 2015

02/27/2015 - 03/08/2015

A Terrific Time in Texas Tour!
This is a 10 day, 9 night trip to Oklahoma City, Dallas, Houston, Corpus Christi, the world famous King Ranch, Austin and San Antonio!  This is your opportunity to visit Texas when it isn’t so darn hot!

It’s never too early to sign up, our last two trips to Texas sold out!  In the event you have a conflict, your deposit on this trip is 100% refundable up to 21 days prior to the trip!

The itinerary:

Friday, February 27

 

7:00am Depart from WNAX Studios in Yankton, SD
9:45am  Break in York, NE
12:30pm Lunch on your own in Salina
2:30pm  Visit Eisenhower Presidential Center in Abilene, KS
5:30pm  Check in at hotel in Salina, KS
Dinner: On your own in Salina, KS

Saturday, February 28

 

8am   Depart Salina
Noon  Lunch at variety of restaurants in Purcell, OK
4pm   South Fork Ranch tour/BBQ
7pm Check in at Courtyard Dallas Airport Bedford

Sunday, March 1

 

9:00am  Depart Hotel
10:00am Tour the 6th Floor Museum & Dealey Plaza Dallas, TX
12:45am Lunch on your own in Cowboys Stadium area
2:00pm Tour Cowboys Stadium
3:30pm Travel to Houston
7:00pm Check in at hotel in Galveston, TX
Dinner  On your own in Galveston


Monday, March 2

 

9:00am Depart Hotel
10:00am Tour Johnson Space Center/includes lunch at Zero-G Diner
3:00pm Dolphin & Pelican watch while riding the Galveston-Port Bolivar Ferry
Evening Visit The Strand Historic District for shopping & Dining in Galveston, TX
2nd night at same hotel

Tuesday, March 3

 

8:00am Travel to Corpus Christi, TX
Noon Lunch on your own at one of several restaurants close to USS Lexington
1:00pm Tour the USS Lexington
5:00pm Check in at hotel Corpus Christi/North Padre Island
6:30pm Dinner/Shopping on your own in Port Aransas area

Wednesday, March 4

8am  Travel to King Ranch in Kingsville, TX
King Ranch Historical Tour, King Ranch Farm Tour, King Ranch Feedlot/Feedmill Tour, King Ranch Museum Tour, King Ranch Cowboy Camphouse Barbeque
4pm Travel to San Antonio
6:30pm Check in at hotel in San Antonio, TX
Dinner on your own at River Walk

Thursday, March 5

 

9:00am Step on Guide arrives/tour San Antonio
12:30pm Lunch on your own Buckhorn
1:30pm Tour Buckhorn Saloon & Museum and the Texas Ranger Museum
6:30pm Dinner/Cruise on your own at the Riverwalk
Second night at hotel

Friday, March 6

 

9:00am  Depart to Austin
11am  Arrive at LBJ Library & Museum Austin, TX
12:45pm Lunch (Several Restaurants in area)
2pm Spend an hour or hour on your own at Lady Bird Lake & Zilker Park for a short hike
4:15pm  Tour Texas State Capitol
5:30pm  Depart to Dallas/Dinner on your own
9:30pm Check in at hotel

Saturday, March 7 

 

Sleep in!
10:00am Fort Worth Stockyards (Shops/Dining)
1pm  Visit George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum
3pm  Depart to Oklahoma City, OK
6pm Check in at Baymont Inn & Suites Oklahoma City, OK
6:30pm Dinner on your own at one of several restaurants close to hotel
8pm  Visit Alfred P. Murrah Memorial

Sunday, March 8

 

8:00am Depart for home!
Noon Lunch in Salina, KS
6:30pm Arrive in Yankton

Price: $1,399 per person double; $1,299 per person triple; $1,199 per person quad. $1,899 per person single.

For more information: Call 605-857-0753 or email scrawford@wnax.com!

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