Texas Hill Country & LBJ Ranch Experience (departing San Antonio)

Texas Hill Country & LBJ Ranch Experience (departing San Antonio)

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Texas Hill Country & LBJ Ranch Experience (departing San Antonio)

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Experience the beautiful Texas Hill Country with its peach, pecan and olive orchards; vineyards, wildflowers and LBJ's Ranch

See the Texas you've always heard about. Visit the verdant Texas Hill Country, with its many wineries, lavender fields, and peach, pecan & olive orchards. Experience history at the LBJ Ranch.§ See the Admiral Nimitz birthplace and the National Museum of the Pacific War (optional). Stroll Main Street of the old German town of Fredericksburg and shop for western art, antiques and Texas-European fusion furniture (optional). Have lunch at one of the authentic German restaurants and biergartens (optional). Experience the magic and music of Luckenbach,Texas

Free Cancellation Fully refundable when canceled up to 24 hours prior to departure
Approx. 8 Hours; 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Duration of experience
Tour Guide / Driver Type of tour leader

Experience

  • Travel the scenic backroads of the Texas Hill Country and learn about Texas cowboys and the Great Trail Texas cattle drives.
  • Experience LBJ's Ranch in Stonewall, Texas along the Pedernales River §
  • Visit Fredericksburg, a historic & picturesque German town.
  • Shop & have lunch at an authentic German restaurant & biergarten (optional), or explore the home of Admiral Chester Nimitz & the National Museum of the Pacific War (optional).
  • Experience the magic & music of Luckenbach, Texas.

  • Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off at select downtown hotels
  • Admission to the LBJ Ranch

  • Optional Gratuities for Driver Guide and/or Tour Guide
  • Optional Wine Tasting fees - if wine tasting option is chosen in advance
  • Optional admission to the Nimitz Museum & the National Museum of the Pacific War (WWII Veterans: free; Adults: $14; Seniors 65 : $12; Military with ID (active or retired): $10; children 6 and students w/ID: $7; Children 5 & under: free)

§ Important Note Update: Starting June 7, 2021 and until further notice, portions of the LBJ Ranch National Historic Site are closed due to heavy rain and road construction. The impassable conditions on the taxiway, which is part of the driving loop, will prohibit driving on the National Historic Site. Guests will have time to explore the grounds at the LBJ State Park and Historic Site Visitor Center and Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm. § 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”.
  • Bring water
  • Eat breakfast beforehand
  • Tour duration may vary based on traffic, weather, day of week, length of stops at LBJ National Park Visitor Center in Johnson City and/or LBJ Ranch Tour
  • Some Sites may be closed from time to time due to COVID19, if you want to know which sites are closed on a particular date, please email: [email protected] or [email protected]

We’ll be traveling from San Antonio, now the 7th largest city in the US, up North along US Highway 281 into the heart of the great German migration ... See more
Highlights
  • Travel the scenic backroads of the Texas Hill Country and learn about Texas cowboys and the Great Trail Texas cattle drives.
  • Experience LBJ's Ranch in Stonewall, Texas along the Pedernales River §
  • Visit Fredericksburg, a historic & picturesque German town.
  • Shop & have lunch at an authentic German restaurant & biergarten (optional), or explore the home of Admiral Chester Nimitz & the National Museum of the Pacific War (optional).
  • Experience the magic & music of Luckenbach, Texas.
Includes
  • Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off at select downtown hotels
  • Admission to the LBJ Ranch
Excludes
  • Optional Gratuities for Driver Guide and/or Tour Guide
  • Optional Wine Tasting fees - if wine tasting option is chosen in advance
  • Optional admission to the Nimitz Museum & the National Museum of the Pacific War (WWII Veterans: free; Adults: $14; Seniors 65 : $12; Military with ID (active or retired): $10; children 6 and students w/ID: $7; Children 5 & under: free)
Essential Information
§ Important Note Update: Starting June 7, 2021 and until further notice, portions of the LBJ Ranch National Historic Site are closed due to heavy rain and road construction. The impassable conditions on the taxiway, which is part of the driving loop, will prohibit driving on the National Historic Site. Guests will have time to explore the grounds at the LBJ State Park and Historic Site Visitor Center and Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm. § 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”.
  • Bring water
  • Eat breakfast beforehand
  • Tour duration may vary based on traffic, weather, day of week, length of stops at LBJ National Park Visitor Center in Johnson City and/or LBJ Ranch Tour
  • Some Sites may be closed from time to time due to COVID19, if you want to know which sites are closed on a particular date, please email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Itinerary
We’ll be traveling from San Antonio, now the 7th largest city in the US, up North along US Highway 281 into the heart of the great German migration of the 19th century.

We will stop for a break in Johnson City at the LBJ National Historic Park Visitor Center.

After our brief stop in Johnson City, we will head west to the beautiful LBJ Ranch on the Pedernales River.

During your tour, you will discover how the German migration of the 1840s and 1850s ... See more
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Customer Reviews

4.6
based on 178 verified reviews
Feb 20 2024
Wonderful tour of the Texas hill country.
a Gray Line customer
Oct 30 2023
I really don’t know price/value comparison as I don’t often do this type tour
a Gray Line customer
Sep 26 2023
Very interesting and informative tour. Jose was a terrific guide and very knowledgeable regarding Texas Hill Country, LBJ and the small towns that we had a chance to visit. It was a enjoyable day.
a Gray Line customer
Jul 11 2023
Loretta was an amazing guide as well as van driver. She shared more valuable information than the Park Service docents. Most enjoyable!
Christina Smith
Apr 21 2023
We enjoyed all the stops. It was nice getting out of the city.
a Gray Line customer
Apr 15 2023
Good tour for the money. It’s nice to sit back & let the driver tell us interesting things about the hill country & places along the way.
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