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Dallas San Antonio Houston

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Trip Overview

Howdy, partner! Welcome to Texas! Get to know the Lone Star State on this amazing train journey, highlighting three remarkable Texas cities: Dallas, San Antonio, and Houston. Explore the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, the Dallas Zoo, and The Sixth Floor Museum. Discover the mysterious Alamo on a grand tour of San Antonio, which also includes a scenic riverboat cruise along the lush River Walk. Tour Houston and enjoy all the “Space City” has to offer. There is no shortage of things to see and do in this historic state!

Highlights

  • Dallas CityPASS®*
  • Sightseeing city tour of San Antonio
  • Sightseeing river cruise of San Antonio
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of San Antonio
  • Houston CityPASS**

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • One-way Amtrak® in Coach accommodations from Dallas to San Antonio; and San Antonio to Houston on the Texas Eagle® and Sunset Limited®
  • 7 nights' hotel accommodations

*Dallas CityPASS includes: Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Reunion Tower Geo-Deck, Dallas Zoo or The Sixth Floor Museum, and George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum or the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden.
**Houston CityPASS includes: Space Center of Houston, Downtown Aquarium, Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston Zoo or Museum of Fine Arts, and The Children's Museum of Houston or Kemah Boardwalk.

Trip Map

Disclaimer:

Package prices are per person, double occupancy, tax included. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Please call for pricing. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Amtrak travel is for Coach accommodations unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Roomette or Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Call for pricing. Other restrictions may apply. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports (if applicable): Passports are required when crossing the Canadian border. Amtrak and Amtrak Vacations are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.

DAY 1 YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS IN DALLAS
Welcome to Dallas! Check into your hotel and after you settle in, start getting to know Dallas. Take advantage of your Dallas CityPASS, which provides admission to some of Dallas' most iconic sites and museums, like the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, the Reunion Tower Geo-Deck, the Dallas Zoo or The Sixth Floor Museum, and many more! (Overnight in Dallas)

DAY 2 DALLAS
Today, continue using your Dallas CityPASS and visit any sites you didn't get a chance to see yesterday. Experience downtown Dallas from a one-of-a-kind point-of-view at the Reunion Tower Geo-Deck. Visit the George W. Bush Presidential Library and learn all about the 43rd President of the United States! If you long for the tranquility of nature, head to the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. (Overnight in Dallas)

DAY 3 DALLAS TO SAN ANTONIO
Transfer on your own to the Amtrak® station and board the Texas Eagle®, heading south to San Antonio! Sit back and relax while the train winds through colorful, cosmopolitan Dallas, through Austin (home of the University of Texas), and finally to the festive San Antonio, where the legend of the Alamo and the River Walk attract people from all over the world. Upon your arrival this evening, you will check into your hotel for a good night's rest. (Overnight in San Antonio)

DAY 4 SAN ANTONIO
Get ready for an exciting day of sightseeing! Today, you will take a guided tour and explore the top attractions in San Antonio. Visit the Alamo and learn what makes it so legendary. Take a riverboat ride through the famous River Walk. Visit Mission San Jose. Explore the Buckhorn Saloon and Museum. Spend some time in the fascinating Texas Ranger Museum. There's no telling what you will see and explore as the rich history of Texas comes alive today. (Overnight in San Antonio)

DAY 5 SAN ANTONIO
Enjoy a leisurely day aboard a trolley that takes you around this culturally significant city. Your hop-on/hop-off trolley pass is good all day and offers unlimited boarding, so you can get on and off it as often as you'd like! Did you see something yesterday that you'd like to check out again? No problem! Hoping to scope out a site your tour didn't include yesterday? Go for it! The trolley makes hourly stops so you can take your time and enjoy each stop. Go ahead and explore the fascinating city of San Antonio! (Overnight in San Antonio)

DAY 6 SAN ANTONIO TO HOUSTON
Transfer on your own to the Amtrak station and board the Sunset Limited® to Houston. Kick back and relax while you travel through the prairies and spectacular wide-open spaces of Southern Texas. Upon your arrival in Houston, which will be right around midday, you will have the opportunity to start using your Houston CityPASS. Take advantage of your CityPASS and explore exciting Houston attractions, like the Space Center, Aquarium, or the Houston Museum of Natural Science. (Overnight in Houston)

DAY 7 HOUSTON
Continue using your Houston CityPASS and check out any attractions you didn't get a chance to see yesterday. There is so much to do and discover in the “Space City,” like the Houston Zoo, Museum of Fine Arts, the Children's Museum, or Kemah Boardwalk. Make the most of your day and enjoy all Houston has to offer! (Overnight in Houston)

DAY 8 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN HOUSTON
Legend for meals: B - Breakfast, BR - Brunch, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

Comfort Inn & Suites Market Center

The Comfort Inn & Suites® Love Field—Dallas Market Center hotel in Dallas will get you rested and ready for anything. We're conveniently located off Interstate 35 near the West End Historic District.

The Westin Galleria Houston

The Westin Galleria Houston hotel, conveniently located close to major businesses and many things to do in Houston, including the Houston Zoo, the Museum of Fine Art, and the Galleria Mall, is the ideal hotel to stay at while visiting Houston.

Menger Hotel

Built in 1859, this beautiful structure has become an important part of San Antonio's history. The hotel is located downtown, immediately adjacent to both the Alamo and the Rivercenter Mall. In addition to its significance as a historical landmark, the Menger offers unparalleled amenities including: The famous Colonial Room Restaurant, the Menger Bar, downtown San Antonio's largest outdoor swimming pool and a full service spa.

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Disclaimer:

Package prices are per person, double occupancy, tax included. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Please call for pricing. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Amtrak travel is for Coach accommodations unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Roomette or Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Call for pricing. Other restrictions may apply. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports (if applicable): Passports are required when crossing the Canadian border. Amtrak and Amtrak Vacations are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.

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