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Get your thirstbuds ready to taste the best of Texas! From Austin’s countless patio bars serving an incredible range of local craft beer, to German-influenced Fredericksburg nestled in the heart of Texas wine country – home to over 100 wineries and the historic community of Luckenbach known for its live country music, we’ll taste it all.
2023 Lone Star Taste
Sept 29 – Oct 2, 2023, $1,690 >Book Now<
*** Includes Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg ***
All prices are in USD and based on twin-share / double occupancy rooms. Single rooms available at extra cost. View www.xe.com for conversion rates to your currency.
The Lone Star Taste Tour will begin in Austin where we’ll kick back for three awesome nights. Often dubbed one of the “coolest cities in America,” Austin is famous for live music, craft beer galore, finger-lickin’ BBQ, and its laid-back vibe.
From there we’ll head west into the heart of Texas Wine Country for the Fredericksburg Oktoberfest one of the best Oktoberfest celebrations in the USA. This area is known for its vast array of wineries and its heavy German influence.
On one of those days we’ll head to the nearby town of Luckenbach, home to live country music, a working saloon, and deep western roots. Giddy up!
Please note our bus will depart from Fredericksburg at noon on Monday, October 3rd. It takes approximately 2 hours to return to Austin, so we recommend booking a late afternoon or evening flight out. Need extra time for two-steppin’ in Texas? Additional nights in Austin are available on request.
Also note: Texas mask protocol may be different from where you live. While the state of Texas is mostly open in this regard, private businesses have the right to their own mask mandates. You may be required to wear a mask at certain times and must adhere to local laws. Head here for the latest information on Texas Covid-19 guidelines.
Austin’s official motto is the “Live Music Capital of the World” and you’ll experience plenty of it at some of the best craft breweries and bars in the USA. Your tour will start with a meet-and-greet where you’ll get to meet your tour guides and your new drinking buddies.
We’ll take you to the famous Rainey Street where you’ll get to experience Bangers Beer Garden and choose from 207 draft beers and another 50 in cans & bottles (not to mention homemade sausage and giant German pretzels) as well as several other iconic watering holes with that unique Austin vibe.
You’ll visit world-renowned breweries to taste some of the best and most unique local beers and indulge in some of Austin’s most delicious barbecue in a rustic, truly Texan BYOB joint.
In Austin you’ll spend three nights at a highly-rated hotel right on Rainey Street near a plethora of fine Texas food trucks and popular watering holes.
With over 50 wineries in the Fredericksburg area alone and 100 more in the wider region, the Texas Wine Country is the second largest in the United States (after Napa Valley). With its distinctly German influence, Fredericksburg, Texas is one of the most unique wine destinations in the world.
In Fredericksburg your tastebuds will be rewarded with a private tour of 3 local wineries (+ 1 beer garden) where you’ll get to taste some of the best beverages Texas has to offer. You’ll also get to experience Fredericksburg’s German roots with dinner at one of the area’s most iconic German eateries.
Here, you’ll spend three nights at Fredericksburg’s most premier inn, on a beautiful Hill Country property within walking distance of the town’s most popular attractions.
With an official population of just 3, Luckenbach is one of the most unique places you will ever visit (and is just a 15-minute drive from Fredericksburg). This quintessentially country Texan town takes you back in time where you can experience its working saloon, lively dance hall, general store, and major ghost town, Old West vibes.
You’ll need your cowboy boots for this one as Luckenbach is famous for its live country music and boot-scootin’ atmosphere. You’ll be raising beers in true Texas fashion.
On this day of the tour we’ll check out of the hotel in Fredericksburg and head back to Austin at noon.
Your Lone Star Taste tour has ended but that doesn’t mean the fun has to end! There are countless more great places to eat, drink, and boogie here–so if you’re looking for a little more time in Texas on your own, additional nights can be arranged.
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