Arrive and meet your Tour Director. Transfer to your hotel to check-in for a two-night stay. The afternoon is at your leisure to relax and settle in. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner tonight at a local restaurant.
Overnight: Dallas - FT Worth
April 24: Dallas Sightseeing
After breakfast, we will depart for our “Presidential Day in Dallas”. A local guide will join us for a Dallas City Tour. See the Perot Museum, Pioneer Plaza, American Airlines Center, home of the Dallas Mavericks and the Dallas Stars, the Deep Ellum neighborhood, and Thanks-Giving Square. The tour will also include sights and locations forever tied to the tragic events of November 22, 1963, and the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy. Relive history with a visit to the sixth floor Texas School Book Depository Museum at Dealey Plaza. See the Presidential Motorcade Route and JFK Memorial Plaza. Next, arrive at the George W Bush Presidential Library & Museum for a self-guided tour of the presidential archives, an exhibit dedicated to the remembrance of 9/11, and an exact, scale replica of the Oval Office. Travel to the Hollywood-Famous Southfork Ranch. At one time, there was not a more important question posed to TV viewers than “Who shot J.R.?” Explore the ranch that the Ewing’s called home for thirteen years, on a guided tour. Return to the hotel for your last night in Dallas.
Overnight: Dallas - FT Worth
April 25: Dallas - Fort Worth Stockyard District - Waco
Following breakfast, we will explore Dallas and Fort Worth, “The Cowboy Way.” Experience a Tour of AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys. See the press box, post-game interview room, field access and other stadium areas. Next, head to the Historic Fort Worth Stockyard District, where you will have the afternoon to explore and have lunch on your own. Later this afternoon tour the Fort Worth Stockyard, followed by a viewing of the afternoon Cattle Drive. Depart for Waco with a dinner stop enroute. Check into your hotel for a two-night stay.
April 26: Waco - Magnolia Trail & HGTV Fixer Upper Tour
After breakfast, it's off to explore Waco, a small Texas town, made famous by Chip and Joanna Gaines and their HGTV hit series, “Fixer Upper”. A local step-on guide will take us on a Waco and HGTV Tour around town, pointing out some of the homes that have been featured on “Fixer Upper”, as well as a stop at Harp Design and Jimmy Don’s Place also both featured on “Fixer Upper”. Later head to the Magnolia Market at the Silos where there’s something for everyone. Ample free time this afternoon to explore the shops, visit the garden, the big green lawn or grab lunch on your own at Magnolia Table or from one of the many on-site food trucks. You’ll find more great items and shopping at the “Findery” just across the street. The Silos Baking Company offers an assortment of sweet and savory baked goods, including cupcakes, pastries and cookies. Later enjoy a guided tour of the Dr. Pepper Museum and the historic bottling factory. The museum also holds one of the finest collections of soft drink memorabilia in the world. Tonight enjoy a Texas-Style BBQ Farewell Dinner with newfound friends at a local restaurant.
April 27: Waco - Dallas - Flight Home
Travel back to Dallas for our return flight home filled with memories of your Magnolia Trail & Heart of Texas Tour.
• Roundtrip Airfare - MCO
Tour Activity Level:
Easy 1 2 3 4 Active
2 Nights - Holiday Inn Market Center
2 Nights - Hilton Hotel, Hotel Indigo or
*All pricing subject to change and based on availability.
**On some dates alternate hotels may be used.
***Tour rates are subject to increase until you are paid in full.
****Itinerary and hotels are subject to change.