#21 best destination in the world

 

San Antonio River Walk

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  • City park and network of walkways along the banks of the San Antonio River, one story beneath the streets of San Antonio, Texas.
  • Walks along the city’s five Spanish colonial missions, which have been named a World Heritage Site, including the Alamo.

 

The Alamo

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  • Former mission and landmark of battle between the Mexican and Texian armies in 1836

 

The Magicians Agency Theatre

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  • Award winning magic, illusion, and cirque style variety shows.

 

Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West

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  • Ranch featuring herding cattle, riding horses and learning the history of the West

 

National Museum of the Pacific War

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  • Dedicated to remembering the story of the Pacific theater of war during World War II, and presents artifacts and displays
  • Site now covers 6 acres including a nearby replica battlefield with a number of tanks, foxholes, and troop carriers that visitors can experience firsthand
  • Also stages faux military actions at the site

 

Hamilton Pool

Hamilton Pool and Falls

  • Natural pool that was created when the dome of an underground river collapsed due to massive erosion thousands of years ago

 

Museum of Weird

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  • Museum featuring an array of curios & oddities, from Bigfoot to shrunken heads

 

Cathedral of Junk

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  • Whimsical, multilevel shelter is made with 60+ tons of used furniture, home goods and other junk

 

Fort Worth Water Gardens

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  • Urban park frequently billed as a “cooling oasis in the concrete jungle” of downtown
  • Built in 1974

 

Uncommon Objects

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  • Shop featuring an eclectic array of antiques, including jewelry, taxidermy, gadgets & toys

 

Grape Creek Vineyards on Main

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  • Vineyard and winery located in Fredericksburg

 


 

Costs

Number of Days: 15 days

Best Time To Fly: late-March-April

Airline tickets: $248

Seattle -> Austin (round trip) = $248

Food: $45/day x 15 days = $675

Rental car: $888

$59/day x 15 days = $888

Gas: $73

Entertainment: $187

Airbnb: $204 x 13 days = $2,652

TOTAL: $4,723

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