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Texas Hill Country and LBJ Tour From San Antonio

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  • Full-day tour of Texas Hill Country from San Antonio
  • Visit the former home of President Lyndon B Johnson
  • Explore a historic German town
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Texas Hill Country and LBJ Tour From San Antonio
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Texas Hill Country and LBJ Tour From San Antonio
From US$109.00
Overview
Discover the rolling orchards and historic towns of Texas Hill Country with a full-day tour from San Antonio that includes the essential Lyndon B. Johnson sites. See the former President’s boyhood home at the bucolic LBJ Ranch, and enjoy a tour of his 'Texas White House.' Learn how cowboys and German migrants shaped the Texas landscape, and explore Fredericksburg at your own pace with time to shop and eat. Explore the heritage of country music in Luckenbach, then sample wine (additional fee) at a local vineyard as you return to San Antonio.
What to Expect
Travel along the beautiful, scenic backroads of the Texas Hill Country, with a brief stop at the Johnson City Visitor Center and boyhood home of LBJ. Only a short distance away is the town of Stonewall, the peach capital of Texas and home to the Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site. Enjoy a tour of the LBJ Ranch, located along the picturesque Pedernales River.
During your tour, you will discover how the German migration of the 1840s and 1850s influenced the development of this picturesque area. You will hear about the role of the Texas cowboy and the great cattle drives from South Texas to mid-western markets, and you'll learn about the legacies of both LBJ—America’s 36th President—and Lady Bird, his beloved wife.
We will stop for a break in Johnson City at the National Park Services’ Visitor Center and Boyhood Home of President LBJ.
After our brief stop in Johnson City, we will head west to tour the beautiful LBJ Ranch and Texas White House on the Pedernales River.
After the LBJ Ranch, we will head further west and discuss the development of the Texas wine industry as we drive through Texas vineyards on our way to the old German town of Fredericksburg, where you will have 1 to 2 hours of time on your own. If you prefer, you can shop and eat lunch at an authentic German biergarten or visit one of the many wine tasting roooms. You can visit the Nimitz Museum & National Museum of the Pacific War. This Fredericksburg part of the tour is flexible, so you can do whatever pleases you!
From Fredericksburg we will drive past more vineyards on our way to legendary Luckenbach, Texas—where "everybody’s somebody." We will stop and take in the storied musical history of the colorful town of Luckenbach, made world-famous by Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Jerry Jeff Walker, Gary P Nunn, Hondo Crouch, and many more artists and colorful characters.
After Luckenbach, we will take a scenic route through the Texas Hill Country, through Sisterdale and its Sister Creek Winery, through another quaint German town of Boerne, and then on back to San Antonio.
**Important Note: Starting August 3, 2018 and until further notice, guided tours of the interior of the “Texas Whitehouse” are cancelled per the National Park Service due to needed repairs. However, guests can still explore the LBJ Ranch grounds, view exhibition pieces and artifacts in the  JetStar Hangar, watch an award-winning 14-minute film, and get a picture with LBJ’s infamous JetStar aka “Air Force One-Half”.
Reviews (59)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Entertaining, informative tour

Our tour guide Ray was very knowledgeable and shared his knowledge in an entertaining way. He gave us a courtesy call in the morning to let us know when he would pick us up and customized the tour to ensure everyone got what they wanted...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Steve W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Fun history tour!

The tour covered so much of US & Texas history and a ton of the Hill Country. Would do it again because there was so much that could be seen again & not repeated.

1  Thank JanaP1007
Reviewed March 15, 2019
Wow! Amazing Day in Hill Country!

Our tour guide, Jose Y., was amazing!!! Very pleasant, efficient and professional. He seamlessly kept us entertained with area history, fun facts, trivia, and sights en route to our stopping points. He extended our tour late to allow us to stop for a vineyard wine...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank suzannegb542
Reviewed March 14, 2019
RAY was magnificent!

Ray, our CEO (Chief Experience Officer), was so much fun and a joy to spend the day with. He made us laugh, he provided entertainment, and taught us a lot on this tour. The van was a bit loud at high speed and could be...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DrAnnaNJ
Reviewed March 10, 2019
Ray is one heck of a funny guy!

We had Ray as our driver for this tour and we had 10 people on the van. Ray keeps you informed of all things to see on this drive and tells many stories. He also tells jokes and gets everyone on the bus involved. The...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Wisc_girls
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Philip T
April 9, 2019|
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Response from V6623DLcarole | Reviewed this property |
They picked us up at the hotel. Other locations for pick up would be a question for the tour company to answer.
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DanielG13158
March 29, 2019|
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Response from USALouise | Reviewed this property |
Ours was a mini-bus which held about 15 people. We sat on the right side and I felt we had the better views of most of the scenery that we passed by. There is no washroom on the bus but we had adequate rest stops. I would... More
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October 16, 2018|
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Response from Mary V | Reviewed this property |
If you stop at the wineries, you will have to pay to taste their wines; all other admissions on our tour with Ray were taken care of.
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