Texas

RIVER WALK

SAN ANTONIO – Considered the number one thing out of 265 to do in San Antonio, experience the River Walk with a sightseeing “Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour and river cruise. Combine two great tours for a comprehensive look at the city with a relaxing, 35-minute River Walk boat cruise along the San Antonio River. The River Walk boat cruise is a leisurely way to learn about the rich history of the San Antonio River. Cruises cover 1.5 miles of the San Antonio River Walk. Then explore the most popular sites in San Antonio on a scenic hop-on hop-off, double-decker bus tour. Visit popular sites like the Alamo, Pearl Brewery, the San Antonio Museum of Art, Market Square and many more. Select a pass, then board at any of the 18 stops to get to know the city in custom fashion, with live, onboard narration.  You may get off at any of the stops to explore attractions independently; then just go back to where you were dropped off and wait for the next bus, which arrives every 20 minutes. Stops include the Empire Theater, San Fernando Cathedral, and King William Historic District.

Smell the Flowers

DALLAS – With nearly 68 acres devoted to trees, bushes and flowers with thousands of different species represented, you can imagine what goes into maintaining this vast property. Just minutes from downtown on the shore of White Rock Lake, there are 11 display gardens that offer seasonal color all year long. Home of Dallas Blooms Spring, the Southwest’s largest outdoor floral festival, we provide a tranquil oasis where visitors are surrounded by the beauty of all four seasons. Amenities include the Hoffman Family Gift Shop, a dining terrace and several facilities available for rental. Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden offers early evening concerts that are family friendly and fun! Our new 5,000 square feet Rosine Hall, the historic DeGolyer Home and the elegant Camp House offer a variety of options to make each event unique. >MORE

Hike, Bike or Segway

AUSTIN – Any choice is good along the Lady-Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail. Experience the urban and the outdoors in Austin during a 2-hour bike tour including Lady Bird Lake and some of the city’s best parks. Cycle along the shady, traffic-free trail that circles the lake, soaking up the fresh air and great views. Or explore the historic city on an informative and fun 2-hour Segway tour. See many of Austin’s historic landmarks including the Texas State Capitol building, the Driskill Hotel, and the Austin Convention Center, and roll along the 6th Street music district, the Texas Walk of Fame, and Congress Avenue, and more. There is good parking available for the hiking/jogging trail that follows around the lake.