Gold Checking Travel Club San Antonio 2019

$915 per person, double occupancy. Friday, April 26th, through Sunday, May 5th, 2019

Depart Calhoun, TN 8 am

Day 1: Board your spacious, video and restroom equipped Motorcoach and set off for your destination. Enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way before checking into your en route hotel tonight.

Day 2: After enjoying a continental breakfast, head to the Louisiana Museum of Art & Science in Baton Rouge, LA. Later in the day, enjoy Dinner and head to your en route hotel.

Day 3: Today, you’ll arrive in beautiful San Antonio, TX – Home of the Alamo! Later that day, enjoy a relaxing Dinner and check in to your San Antonio area hotel for a five-night stay.

Day 4: After enjoying a Continental Breakfast, you will take a Guided Tour of San Antonio. The tour includes visits to San Fernando Cathedral, the King William Historic District, & El Mercado, an area patterned after an authentic Mexican market. Later, you will enjoy Dinner and go on San Antonio’s famous Riverwalk Cruise.

Day 5: After enjoying a continental breakfast, you’ll head to the Gulf of Mexico! Your journey will begin with a stop at the stunning Texas State Aquarium in Corpus Christi, Texas. Enjoy this huge aquarium’s IMAX theatre presented in 4K high-definition, as well as an amazing display of sea life. Then, you’ll head to Padre Island National Seashore Park. After watching an eight-minute video at the visitor’s center, you’ll have a chance to stroll the beach, sit on a bench with a view of the Gulf of Mexico, or explore their boardwalk nature trail. After having Dinner at a local restaurant, you’ll head back to your hotel.

Day 6: Enjoy a continental breakfast before departing for Frederiksberg, “Jewel of the Texas Hill Country.” Start with a visit to the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, where you will go on a tour of the LBJ Ranch and see the “Texas White House.” Then, depart for the National Museum of the Pacific War, including the George Bush Gallery. Here, visitors become quickly engaged in the personal stories of Americans from all branches of the military involved in the Pacific theatre of World War II. This evening, enjoy a local Dinner with entertainment.

Day 7: Today, you’ll enjoy a Continental Breakfast. Afterward, depart for a visit to the San Antonio Missions. Experience the “Queen of the Missions” – Mission San Jose, established in 1720. Next, you will visit the Institute of Texan Cultures. The Institute is devoted to the 26 different cultures that settled Texas. Later, go to the IMAX Theatre at San Antonio Rivercenter to see “Alamo…The Prince of Freedom.” The, stand where history took place when you visit the buildings and grounds of the Alamo – “The Shrine of Liberty.” This evening, you will relax and enjoy Dinner.

Day 8: Enjoy a Continental Breakfast at your hotel before leaving for the Magnolia Market at the Silos in Waco, TX. Later that day, after a relaxing Dinner, you’ll check into your en route hotel.

Day 9: Today, you’ll go to Little Rock, AR, former home to former President, Bill Clinton, for a visit to the William J. Clinton Presidential Library. The library contains nearly 2 million photographs and over 75,000 museum artifacts. Tonight, relax in your en route hotel.

Day 10: Today, after enjoying a Continental Breakfast, you will depart for home…a perfect time to chat with your friends about all the fun things you’ve done, the great sights you’ve seen, and where your next group trip will take you!

Add peace of mind to your trip with optional travel insurance. $69 per person, paid at the time of deposit. Ask Helen for more information!

Call or email SEC Travel Planners, Helen Semak to book today! (423) 559-9295 // [email protected]

1st deposit of $75 per person due upon signing.

Final balance is due March 4th, 2019

If you have questions for Bowater Employees Credit Union, call Kim Gunter at (423) 303-5610

You can pay by cash or check.

Already signed up for the trip?  There’s a meeting at Calhoun First Baptist Church at 6pm on Tuesday, April 2.  Call Helen for more info (423) 559-9295




The Gold Checking Travel Club is a special benefit to credit union members who are age 50 or better and have a checking account at Bowater Credit Union.

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Stand Where History Took Place At The Alamo

Stand Where History Took Place At The Alamo

Relax On A Cruise At The Famous River Walk

Enjoy The Sights And Sounds Of San Antonio