Post-Conference Excursions: San Antonio and the Texas Hill Country

The Alamo

We are recommending the following Gray Line Tours for a post-Conference excursion:  Gray Line is offering 15% OFF the Texas Hill Country & LBJ Ranch Tour and the Grand Historic City Tour Full day, AM, and PM Options.

To redeem the special pricing use the following link  Be sure to use the promo code AAM2018 at check out.


Or contact Gray Line Tours by phone at 800-341-6000.  When calling, be sure to reference the promo code:  AAM2018

Please see the descriptions below:

City Tour Full Day - $109/person

Duration: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

The Grand Historic City Tour—Full Day Option includes both parts of a 2-part grand overview of San Antonio, it's 300 year history, confluence of cultures & architecture. Guests will explore downtown San Antonio, the Museum and Mission Reach developments. Stops include: La Villita, Market Square, San Antonio River Lock and Dam System, Japanese Tea Garden, and the UNESCO World Heritage Sites —Mission Concepcion and Mission San Jose. Lunch at El Mercado — the largest Mexican market in the nation - is included.

City Tour Half Day – AM - $65/person

Duration: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

This city tour is Part 1 of an optional 2-part tour. It is the perfect way to get a grand overview of old San Antonio, its rich history & culture. Tour discusses the history of central downtown including: Hemisfair Park, Sunset Station; St. Paul Square; Paris Hatters; Theatre district; Briscoe Western Art Museum, Alamodome; Rivercenter Mall; Alamo Plaza; historic hotels, and much more. Lunch at El Mercado - old Mexican market is included.

City Tour Half Day – PM - $65/person

Duration: 1:00 AM – 5:00 PM

This city tour is Part 2 of an optional 2-part tour. It is the perfect way to get a grand overview of old San Antonio, its rich history & culture. Your experience starts downtown with a stop at the San Antonio River Lock and Dam System. The tour discusses the history of the Museum Reach and Mission Reach Districts.  Highlights include: Pearl Brewery Redevelopment; Butterkrust Bakery; Doseum; Witte Museum; San Antonio Botanical Center; McNay Art Museum; Brackenridge Park, San Antonio Zoo; History of the Great Texas Cattle Trail Drives; Southtown; and the King William Neighborhood. Guests will have time to explore the Lock and Dam System, the Japanese Tea Garden and the UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Mission Concepcion and Mission San Jose.

Texas Hill Country and LBJ Ranch Tour with wine tasting options - $109/person

Duration: 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Travel along the beautiful, scenic backroads of the Texas Hill Country, with a brief stop at the LBJ National Historic Park Visitor Center in Johnson City. After you'll visit the town of Stonewall, the peach capital of Texas and home to the Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site. Enjoy a tour of the LBJ Ranch, located along the picturesque Pedernales River. During your tour, you will discover how the German migration of the 1840s and 1850s influenced the development of this picturesque area. You will hear about the role of the Texas cowboy and the great cattle drives from South Texas. We will visit the old German town of Fredericksburg, where you can visit the Nimitz Museum & National Museum of the Pacific War, shop, drink some wine, or have lunch at an authentic German biergarten. This Fredericksburg part of the tour is flexible, so you can do whatever pleases you! We will stop and take in the storied musical history of the colorful town of Luckenbach, made world-famous by Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Jerry Jeff Walker, Gary P Nunn, Hondo Crouch, and many others. From Luckenbach we will take a scenic route through the Texas Hill Country, through Sisterdale and Sister Creek Winery, on the way back to San Antonio.