2018 Deep in the Heart of Texas Tour
September 6 – 13, 2018
8 Days / 7 Nights
Taking Reservations ~ Sign Up Now!
$50 Per Person Deposit due upon Signing up
Waterloo, Marshalltown, Newton and Altoona
PRICE PER PERSON (COMING SOON):
$ Double Occupancy
$ Single Occupancy
$ Triple Occupancy
$ Quad Occupancy
This incredible price for 2018 Deep in the Heart of Texas Tour includes:
- Motorcoach Transportation – New 2018
- 7 nights lodging: Drury Inn Joplin (1 night), Hampton Inn Dallas (2 nights), Drury Inn Riverwalk (1 night), Moody Gardens Hotel Galveston (2 nights), Tulsa Hotel (1 night)
- 11 meals: 7 breakfasts and 4 dinners
- Dinner & Admission SOUTHFORK RANCH museum
- Guided Tour of DALLAS COWBOYS STADIUM
- Tour SIXTH FLOOR MUSEUM (JFK SITE) AT DEALEY PLAZA
- GUIDED TOUR OF DALLAS
- VISIT MAGNOLIA MARKET (Owned by Chip and Joanna Gaines from HGTV’s Fixer Upper)
- Dinner included on a private canal barge on the SAN ANTONIO RIVERWALK
- GUIDED TOUR OF HOUSTON
- TOUR OF NASA SPACE CENTER HOUSTON
- PASS TO MOODY GARDENS GALVESTON ISLAND (AQUARIUM PYRAMID, RAINFOREST PYRAMID, MG 3D THEATER, 4D SPECIAL FX THEATER, RIIDEFILM THEATER, DISCOVERY MUSEUM, AND COLONEL PADDLEWHEEL BOAT)
- On board Tour Leader
Day 1: Thursday, September 6 – Welcome Aboard! We’ll depart our pick up locations and make our way to Joplin, MO for the start of a fun and exciting time exploring the heart of Texas! Lunch and Dinner on own. We will check into our en route hotel for a good night’s rest.
Day 2: Friday, September 7 – After enjoying a continental breakfast, we will continue towards our first destination of Dallas, TX. Once we arrive to our hotel, we will check in and then depart for Southfork Ranch. Let’s enjoy a wonderful and admission to Southfork Ranch museum. In 1978, a legend was created that would virtually be unmatched by any other series in television history. It would go on to take the world by storm, accumulating millions of fans along the way and propelling an unknown Texas ranch into one recognized around the world. Viewers across the globe would await each twist in the series, knowing the television family as well as their own. The series was “Dallas,” the family the Ewings, and the ranch that was home to it all was Southfork.
Day 3: Saturday, September 8 – Start the day with a Continental breakfast at our hotel before we depart for a Guided Tour of the Dallas Cowboys Stadium with free time to shop the gift shop. After Lunch (on own), we’ll depart for a visit to Sixth Floor Museum (JFK site). Then we tour downtown Dallas, including driving by Thanksgiving Square, First Baptist Church, the Arts District, Fountain Place, American Airlines Center, and the West End Historical District. We’ll also drive by Highland Park to see the homes of some of Dallas’ wealthiest citizens. Dinner this evening is included at Billy Bob’s Texas, the world’s largest honky tonk!
Day 4: Sunday, September 9 – Enjoy a Continental Breakfast before departing Dallas for our next destination of Waco, TX. where we will visit Magnolia Market, a dream of Joanna Gaines. Afterward, we depart for San Antonio, TX for our next stop. Once we have checked into our San Antonio hotel, we will have dinner included on a private canal barge at the Texas Land & Cattle Company.
Day 5: Monday, September 10 – Let’s begin our day with a continental breakfast at the hotel before leaving San Antonio for Houston. When we arrive in Houston, we will enjoy Lunch on own at The Galleria before going on a guided tour of Houston. Then we will tour NASA Space Center Houston. With more than 400 things to see and do, including a variety of ever changing exhibits, films and live shows, Space Center Houston is a must-do destination. Finally, we will depart Houston for Galveston to our hotel. Dinner will be included on the beautiful Viewfinders Terrace.
Day 6: Tuesday, September 11 – Enjoy a continental breakfast before enjoying a free day at Moody Gardens with Moody Gardens attraction pass included (lunch on own). Moody Gardens attraction pass includes admission to: AQUARIUM PYRAMID, RAINFOREST PYRAMID, MG 3D THEATER, 4D SPECIAL FX THEATER, RIIDEFILM THEATER, DISCOVERY MUSEUM, AND COLONEL PADDLEWHEEL BOAT. Free evening with Dinner on Own.
Day 7: Wednesday, September 12 – Enjoy a Full Breakfast included at our hotel before leaving for Tulsa, OK. Lunch and Dinner on Own. Then arrive to our en route hotel.
Day 8: Thursday, September 13– Enjoy our last breakfast together before we arrive home with many pictures, memories and new great friends! Welcome home!
DEPOSIT $50 PER PERSON DUE IMMEDIATELY UPON SIGNING UP– FINAL BALANCE DUE July 15, 2018
Send Deposit to: Janine McCarthy, DJ Country Tours, Inc., PO Box 96, Conrad, Iowa 50621