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Talkin' Texan Self Drive Holiday

  • Dallas
  • Austin
  • Fredericksburg
  • Bandera
  • San Antonio
  • Corpus Christi
  • Houston
  • 12 nights from
  • £3,305 per person
  • Trip Code: SD-1003

Holiday Overview

Talkin' Texan, USA Self Drive Holiday


Take a 13-day self-drive holiday through Texas with our Talkin' Texan package. Begin in Dallas, visiting the Sixth Floor Museum, South Fork, and attending a rodeo at Stockyards National Historic District. Discover Austin's historic district, watch bats at Bat Bridge and visit the State Capitol and the University of Texas. In Fredericksburg, explore hill country wineries and German shops, and experience a cowboy stay at Dixie Dude Ranch in Bandera with horseback rides, fishing, hiking, and swimming.  


See the Alamo and Spanish missions in San Antonio, tour the historic residential area, and explore the Institute of Texan Culture. In Corpus Christi, ride horses on the beach, board a Dolphin Watch, and relax on the beaches. End your trip in Houston with a downtown tour and visits to Space Centre Houston and Houston Museum of Natural Science. 


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
  • 12 nights of hotel accommodation in Dallas, Austin, Fredericksburg, Dixie Dude Ranch, San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Houston
  • Information Packet at your hotel upon arrival
  • 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 Fire and Ice' - 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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