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The Texas Lone Star Road Trip

12-day tailor-made self-drive from £2,875 pp incl. flights


Short description

Experience the best of Texas as you drive between its world-renowned cities


  • Explore Texas’s cities from historic San Antonio to the sounds of Austin and the cultural delights of Dallas
  • Realise your cowboy fantasies at Fort Worth before hitting the open road
  • Explore Houston's city sights, from pubs and parks to the NASA Space Center
  • Drive sweeping highways and step off the beaten track to take in spectacular hill country views

In Brief

  • 2 Nights Fort Worth
  • 2 Nights Houston
  • 3 Nights San Antonio
  • 3 Nights Austin


Recommended for:
Activity adventure | History & culture | Self-drive | Sports & activities

Champion the Texan love of freedom with a luxury self-drive through its sweeping open plains to explore its fours city greats. With car hire included, you’ll experience the progressive culture of Dallas’s art galleries, realise your cowboy fantasies with the honkytonk bars and cattle drives of Fort Worth and stay amongst San Antonio’s revolutionary history and Austin’s thriving music scene. It's the ideal introduction to the Lone Star State.

Day by day itinerary

Days 1-2
UK/Dallas-Fort Worth

Make the most of your included airport lounge access before flying to Dallas airport and making your way to that gateway to the Wild West – Fort Worth. Watch the cattle drives and call into a rodeo before following your nose to the restaurants of Sundance Square. Alternatively, take in Dallas' urbane culture, best represented by the 68-acre Arts District and world-class restaurants, a considered contrast to the rough and ready Fort Worth.

Stay: The Worthington Renaissance, Fort Worth (Superior)

Days 3-4

On your second day, watch as the Texas plains rush by on your way to Houston and your city-centre hotel. It’s the ideal base for exploring the sights of Texas's largest city. Expect everything from diverse residential neighbourhoods host to locals-favourite restaurants, to downtown's upscale eateries, sprawling parks and superb museums. Don't miss out on a trip to NASA's Space Center Houston, just 30-minutes from downtown.  

Stay: Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston (Superior)

Days 5-7
San Antonio

A focal point of the Texas Revolution, San Antonio is home to several historic sites including The Alamo, the mission where a few hundred revolutionaries died defending against thousands of Mexican troops. There’s also the San Antonio National Historic Park where four Spanish frontier missions sit on an area of over 800 acres. Today, San Antonio is perhaps better known for its evocative river walks and European café culture. 

Stay:  The Emily Morgan San Antonio (Superior)

Days 8-10

Roll into Austin to the thumping beat of the city’s lively music scene, best sampled in one of its quirky honkytonk bars. Be sure to call into the 19th century granite of the Texas State Capitol, the largest of its kind in the country. There are also the leafy sidewalks of the University of Texas campus, home to museums and public art. You’ll also be introduced to the fingerlickin’ world of gourmet food trucks serving everything from brisket to lobster.

Stay: The Driskill Austin (Superior)

Days 11-12
Depart for UK

On your final day, head for the airport and your overnight flight back to the UK, arriving on day 12.



Any element of this itinerary can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.

Accommodation rating: Superior Deluxe

12-day tailor-made self-drive
from £2,875 pp incl. flights


Low Season

from £2,875 pp. incl. flights

High Season

from £3,295 pp. incl. flights

Prices include:

  • Complimentary UK airport lounge access
  • Return flights between London and Dallas Fort Worth
  • 10 nights accommodation in 4* (Superior) hotels on room only basis (1 breakfast included)
  • 7 days Compact hire car with personalised road book

High season: June-September

Terms & Conditions

Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.

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