Texas Ranger

There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2014 to Dec 31, 2014. View later Texas Ranger.

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  • 2012-01-01 - 2013-12-31

Hit the road and travel to Texas on an overland tour of the US

Saddle up and prepare for a rip-roaring ride through one of the biggest, boldest and most surprising states in the USA. Get a taste of Southern hospitality on a ranch stay, sample fiery Tex-Mex cuisine or rock out to live music in Austin – Texas really does have it all. Become a Texas ranger and learn about cowboy culture as you take in the dynamic landscapes of America’s southwest on an overland adventure. See the iconic walls of the Alamo, take a stroll through dynamic Dallas, appreciate the natural beauty of Corpus Christi and discover why everything bigger, and better, in the unrivalled state of Texas.

  • Enjoy home cooked Tex-Mex cowboy cuisine
  • Experience rural Texas on a relaxing ranch stay
  • Look out to sea in Corpus Christi
  • Ponder the storied history of the Alamo
  • See why Austin is ‘the live music capital of the world’
  • Stroll San Antonio’s wooded downtown area
  • Unwind in the Texas Riviera
  • Visit the infamous ‘grassy knoll’ in Dallas

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Days 1-2 Houston/Dallas

Begin the adventure in Dallas, a classic Texan city full of muscle-cars and millionaires. See the historical side of this swarming metropolis by visiting the site of the Kennedy assassination or head out to one of Dallas’s many fine dining establishments.

Days 3-4 Austin

Get ready for a toe-tapping, ear-pleasing extravaganza in the ‘weird’ city of Austin. A mecca for all things musical, Texas’s riverside capital is renowned for its relaxed lifestyle, laidback locals and diverse nightspots.

Days 5-6 Western Ranch

Escape modern Texas and experience the simple life on a traditional Western ranch. Learn about the cowboys of the West, enjoy home-cooked meals and explore the ruggedly beautiful landscapes of rural Texas.

Day 7 San Antonio

Soak up San Antonio’s rich cultural history and storied past. Brave the tourist throngs and ‘Remember the Alamo’, take a stroll along the Riverwalk or hunt for some tasty Mexican cuisine in this Latin-infused town.

Days 8-9 Corpus Christi

Journey through coastal lowlands to the hustle and bustle of Houston, where the curtain is drawn on the Texas ranger adventure. Perhaps stay on after the tour to visit the home of NASA, search for arts and antiques or explore Houston’s eclectic mix of multicultural eateries.

Day 10 Houston

Journey through coastal lowlands to the hustle and bustle of Houston, where the curtain is drawn on the Texas ranger adventure. Perhaps stay on after the tour to visit the home of NASA, search for arts and antiques or explore Houston’s eclectic mix of multicultural eateries.