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Austin: 2024 Total Solar Eclipse & Southern Sunshine
Experience the 2024 Full Solar Eclipse in Texas Hill Country! The tour continues on seeing the sites of the south - enjoying food, music, culture and sites of true southern hospitality.
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- Experience the 2024 Solar Eclipse from a private farm in Fredericksburg Texas
- Visit The Alamo
- See San Antonio
- Explore New Orleans
- Take a famous swamp tour in Louisiana
DescriptionDay 1: Austin, Texas Make your own way to the hotel for check-in at your leisure. Meet your guide and fellow travelers in the main lobby at 4:30pm for a welcome meeting and an included dinner. This evening, your expert guide will discuss the exciting tour ahead. Tomorrow is going to be a VERY full day - action packed! Day 2: Austin, Texas Today is a very early start and is dedicated to this once in a lifetime event. Set off for the best place from where we can see the eclipse unobstructed. A beautiful experience that you will see together with millions in awe watching. Austin will be buzzing with energy! Day 3: Austin, Texas Visit to Barton Springs, a natural spring where you can take a refreshing dip in the crystal clear waters. Throughout the year, this is a popular place for swimming due to the pleasant temperature of the water. Time to relax and enjoy the surroundings. Explore the shops and musical hotspots south of Austin. This afternoon, enjoy the famous 6th Street area in the heart of downtown. 6th street is known for its lively bars and live music performances. Marvel at the many music locations and enjoy the various musical styles that are a staple of this neighborhood. Day 4: San Antonio, Texas This morning, drive approx. 1.5 hours to San Antonio for a visit to the historic Alamo. You can also choose to take a boat trip on the river to experience the promenade from the water. Day 5: San Antonio, Texas Today is a free day in San Antonio - your guide will help you plan. This vibrant city has many options. Enjoy the La Vallita market, the shops of downtown, live music, the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, the Spanish Governor's Palace and the San Antonio Museum of Art. Day 6: Galveston, Texas This morning, leave the interior of Texas and head toward the coast, with a stop along the way for a BBQ lunch. Galveston is a charming coastal town with beaches stretching along the Gulf of Mexico. In the evening, this city comes alive with a lively nightlife. Sample some local seafood in cozy restaurants, enjoy live music in atmospheric bars, or gaze out over the sea with a cocktail in hand at sunset. Day 7: Lafayette, Louisiana The Creole State, Louisiana. This city is known for its authentic Cajun cuisine and Zydeco music. Day 8: New Orleans, Louisiana New Orleans - 'The Big Easy'! Included swamp tour with lunch through the Bayou. This afternoon, arrive in New Orleans. This city was founded by French traders in 1718 and offer a rich historical past.. Day 9: New Orleans, Louisiana Free day at leisure to explore. Day 10: New Orleans, Louisiana How about a cooking class today? Your guide can organize a fun day if you want to learn how to creole cook! Take horse-drawn carriage ride, take a walking tour of the French Quarter, visit the famous Cafe Du Monde for a beignet, or just relax and soak up the sights of Bourbon Street. Day 11: New Orleans, Louisiana Check out of the hotel at leisure before 11am for your onward travel.
IncludesAll Transportation - from Austin to New Orleans Professional Guide - planning & interpretation 10 nights hotel accommodation in 3 star hotels 11 breakfasts 7 lunches, 4 evening meals included with local food kitty payment Barton Springs - Austin, Texas The Alamo - San Antonio, TX Swamp Tour - Central Louisiana Bayou
- Not included: Guide Gratuities Meals not listed as included with the local food kitty payment of $340 pp Optional activities