Featuring a four-night stay in the Drury Plaza Riverwalk Hotel, the perfect spot to
experience the best of San Antonio, a vastly underrated hot spot of festive holiday
spirit. The Saga, a Texas-sized art display projected on the façade of the San Fernando
Cathedral that you won’t want to miss, is located just steps from the Plaza.
- Dinner and a festive drive through the town’s Garden of Lights display in Muskogee, OK
- Enjoy dinner at the renowned Guenther House
- 4 nights stay at the Drury Plaza Riverwalk Hotel
- Ascend the 750-foot-tall Tower of the Americas for a panoramic eagle-eye view of San Antonio
- Guided tour of the Alamo
- Tour of the 160-year-old Goodman-LeGrand Home
DAY 1: OKLAHOMA
Y’all board our comfortable coach and travel to Muskogee, OK for dinner and a festive drive through the town’s Garden of Lights display with a local enthusiast sharing historical stories. D
DAY 2: HILL COUNTRY
Continue south to Texas and your home for four festive nights, San Antonio. Enjoy dinner at the renowned Guenther House, located in the 1860 home of the Pioneer Flour Mills’ founding family, decorated to the hilt for the holidays. Check into Drury Plaza Riverwalk Hotel, a spectacular renovation of the historic Alamo Bank, located directly on the famed River Walk. A four-night stay ensures a relaxing visit to the Lone Star State! B, D
DAY 3: SAN ANTONIO
A local expert boards the coach for a guided city tour with stops at The Mission San Jose, San Fernando Cathedral, King William District, and a stop for a sweet treat at Sunrise favorite, Mi Tierra Bakery. Enjoy first class dining at lunch at the Chart House Restaurant, located in the Tower of Americas. Ascend the 750-foot-tall Tower of the Americas for a panoramic eagle-eye view of San Antonio. This evening cruise the Paseo del Rio (“walk of the river” in Spanish) on a boat tour featuring historical narration about the famous San Antonio landmark. B, L, hot apps
DAY 4: GRUENE, TX
A short drive brings us to the charming hill country village of Gruene, TX, listed on the National Register of Historic Places and home to the oldest dance hall in Texas. Browse the shopping district and enjoy lunch at the Grist Mill Restaurant, built on the site of an 1878 gin where “Back in the heyday of the horse and buggy, farmers throughout the Guadalupe River Valley brought the bounty of their cotton fields for processing at the new-fangled water-wheel of the Gruene cotton gin.” Running through 2024, The Saga is a special lighted outdoor art exhibit projected onto San Fernando Cathedral just outside the Drury Plaza this evening. B, L, hot apps
DAY 5: THE ALAMO
For over 300 years, The Alamo shrine is a site full of rich history and heritage to inspire all as we explore the historic site where the fateful 13-day battle took place in 1836. Lunch is planned at the historic Buckhorn Saloon followed by a tour of the Texas Ranger and Buckhorn Museum. The afternoon and evening are free to stroll the River Walk, relax by the rooftop pool or do a bit of last-minute Christmas shopping. B, L, hot apps
DAY 6: VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS
Travel to Tyler, TX and take a nostalgic trip back to Christmases of long ago with a tour of the 160-year-old Goodman-LeGrand Home, bedecked in fine Victorian splendor representative of its era. Named Bonnie Castle by original owner Samuel Gallatin Smith, this Greek Revival cottage is known throughout the region for outstanding Christmas decorations. Overnight in eastern Oklahoma. B, D
DAY 7: RETURN HOME
Travel home reflecting on a collection of sweet memories and good ole fashioned Christmas cheer! B
- Departure Date: December 11, 2021
- Return Date: December 17, 2021
- Double: $1699
- Triple/Quad: $1489
- Single: $2229
*Per person rates +travel protection TBD
Orange luggage tags are provided and are to be placed on your “checked luggage” (large bag). You do not need a tag for your carry-on bag, for which you will be responsible for taking on and off the coach. There is limited space in the cabin of the coach, so unless you require your carry-on bag while traveling, we will stow it in the luggage compartment.
On the first and last nights of this tour, you are welcome to pack your carry-on bag with essentials that would enable us to leave your “checked bag” on the coach. This will facilitate faster check-in and luggage delivery. This is not a requirement, merely a suggestion; we will deliver your “checked bag” to your room on the first and last night if you desire, just like every other night of the tour.
New reservations will require a $250 per person deposit unless otherwise noted. As always, your deposit is still fully refundable for any reason until final payment. We are happy to accept cash, check (preferred) or credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover) for your deposit.
Throughout 2021 we limited capacity on all our tours. This policy was so overwhelmingly popular by Sunrise travelers, we have made it permanent. In 2022 and beyond, we will limit the capacity on our motorcoaches to 80%. Most Sunrise Tours travel on 50-seat coaches with extra legroom, which means guests will enjoy extra legroom AND at least 6-8 empty seats. In the rare cases when we charter a 55-seat coach, there will be at least 10 open seats on the bus.
Our popular on-board refreshment service on travel days will feature a variety of soda, beer, wine spritzers, juices and sparkling water choices served in recyclable aluminum cans. This is a safe and eco-conscious way for us to deliver the ever-popular Sunrise Tours “happy hour” on tour. We do not typically serve bottled water and ask that while on tour you be responsible for your own hydration and consider the Sunrise Tours drink service a welcome refreshment.
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