Sunrise Tours is a family owned and operated company that was started in 1993. The company has grown steadily over the years, and now consists of 20 fantastic employees and offices in St. Louis, Indianapolis and Kansas City. We pride ourselves on delivering extremely high quality tour experiences at a fair price, and we consider repeat Sunrise Tours customers our most important marketing “tool”.
Featuring a 3-night stay in a hotel on the San Antonio Riverwalk, where riverboats with singers lide along the river surrounded by twinkling lights.
Day 1: Oklahoma Y’all board our comfortable coach and travel to Muskogee, OK for dinner and a festive drive through the town’s Garden of Lights display with a local enthusiast sharing historical stories. D
Day 2: Hill Country Head south through TX Hill Country to twinkling Johnson City for the 30th anniversary Lights Spectacular holiday extravaganza. Board a horse-pulled trolley for a ride through the “Lighted Forest” of PEC’s 1 million lights, LB Johnson’s boyhood home, the town square and more. Overnight Blanco, TX, a charming town settled in 1853 by former TX rangers and pioneer stockmen. B, D
Day 3: San Antonio Tour Blanco’s Buggy Barn Museum featuring over 140 unique buggies dating from the 1860’s and a special appearance by Pistol Packin’ Paula demonstrating her best gunslinging moves! Arrive San Antonio in time to savor a memorable lunch at the renowned Guenther House, located in the 1860 home of the Pioneer Flour Mills’ founding family, and a huge hit with past tour goers. Acquaint yourself with the River Walk aboard our private boat tour cruising the San Antonio River. Check into Drury Plaza Hotel, formerly the historic Alamo Bank, located directly on the famed River Walk and our home for the next three nights. B, L, hot apps
Day 4: San Antonio Our local expert boards the coach for a city tour with stops at The Mission San Jose and the San Fernando Cathedral. End the tour at the newly re-engineered Pearl Brewery expansion district and Saturday Farmer’s Market. For over 300 years, The Alamo shrine is a site full of rich history and heritage to inspire all as revealed when we explore the historic site where the fateful 13- day battle took place in 1836. Enjoy a delicious Cortez family tex-mex meal at their Mi Tierra restaurant serving guests since they opened in 1941! B, D
Day 5: San Antonio After a relaxing morning visit the 750-foot tall Tower of the Americas which provides a panoramic eagle eye view of San Antonio and includes a thrilling 4D theater ride; “Skies over Texas”. Lunch is planned at the historic Buckhorn Saloon followed by a tour of the Texas Ranger and Buckhorn museum. The afternoon and evening are free to stroll the River Walk, relax by the pool or do a bit of last-minute Christmas shopping. B, L, hot apps
Day 6: Victorian Christmas Travel to Tyler, TX and take a nostalgic trip back to Christmases of long ago with a tour of the 160-year-old Goodman-LeGrand home, all decked in fine Victorian splendor representative of its era. Feel festive with wassail and caroling from area musicians. Overnight in northeast Texas. B, D
Day 7: Return home Travel home reflecting on a collection of sweet memories and good ole fashioned Christmas cheer! B