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Just 3 days in America

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Just 3 days in America

Will be travelling to America on our way to Australia.

We have been to SF,L Vegas,Nassville...and would like to go somewhere thats not to expensive with direct flight from UK.

Want to get the best out of these 3 days in Sept if we can.

Don't have any special interest...so very flexible.

Thanks for your help

Sandy151

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11. Re: Just 3 days in America

As I'm the main driver at home i don't want to be doing it on holiday.

Could be we have chosen the wrong location ?

We are flexible and would like to see as much of the country as we can in 2 weeks.

Would like our day trips travelling by

train,coach,bus, boats... allowing us to see as much as we possible can.

Your thoughts on Texas ?

Thanks for all your replies

Sandy

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12. Re: Just 3 days in America

They do have bus tours in SA but not for the area in large but they do have Tours companies.

Tours in SA

www.SanAntonioTours.net

www.SanAntonio.com/attractions/tours.html

www.gotexaswine.org for the Hill Country wineries.

There is the Greyhound Bus to get around outside of SA or flights you can take that are reasonable on Southwest www.southwest.com

In the USA we don't have the same system as you do in Europe where you can take the ICE here it is mostly drive yourself or take a tour bus. There are lots of tours out of SA that you can take different ones.

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13. Re: Just 3 days in America

OOoops!!!! The wine tour s/b www.gotexanwine.org

You may want to check this one out as well

http://www.buysanantoniotours.com

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14. Re: Just 3 days in America

Here is the tour one www.texas-wine-tours.com where they take you there.

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15. Re: Just 3 days in America

Sandy,

You will love Texas but frankly what you want to do is just not possible here. You must have an automobile. There are no trains...Amtrak takes almost 3 hours to get from San Antonio to Austin and it is less than 100 miles. It also only runs once a day. You could consider an itinerary where you don't base yourself out of San Antonio but spend 4 or 5 nights in each city driving from one to the other or using local inexpensive airlines like Southwest.

Consider flying into Houston and spending 4 or 5 nights then Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, and finish on the Gulf Coast.

Understand that even getting around in Texas cities will require a car. Public transport is available but not exceptional.

Underground networks and commuter rails are much more prevalent in the Northeast linking cities like New York, Boston, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, etc. Won't find it in Texas.

How about renting a big ol' pickup truck and getting some boots and a cowboy hat for effect?

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