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Texas Excursions

ISSS organizes monthly bus trips to a variety of locations and events around Texas. These trips provide an opportunity for students to experience the different cities and sites of Texas in a group setting with other university students. Upcoming trips are announced in the monthly ISSS Blog.

Spring 2015 Excursions

ISSS Texas Excursions Kemah Boardwalk

NASA Space Center & Kemah Boardwalk
(Houston, TX)

Saturday, January 24, 7:30am - 10pm

Join us on a visit to the NASA Space Center which has over 250 space artifacts, permanent and traveling exhibits, and attractions and theaters showcasing the future and past of the human space-flight program. Then finish the day at Kemah Boardwalk, enjoying several waterfront restaurants, amusements, charming retail stores, festivals, and seaside shows

ISSS Texas Excursions San Antonio Alamo

Downtown & Historic San Antonio
(San Antonio, TX)

Saturday, February 21, 9am-8:30pm

Attend the Institute of Texan Culture’s Asian Festival and enjoy the food, music, and craft sales. Then join us as we visit the Mexican Market, the Alamo, and the River Walk, in historic San Antonio. This is a great opportunity to enjoy art, historical San Antonio, and shopping fun!

ISSS Texas Excursions Dude Ranch

Dude Ranch
(Bandera, TX)

Saturday, March 21, 8am - 11pm

Dude Ranch is 10 miles northwest of Bandera, the historic “Cowboy Capital of the World.” There are many things to do at Dude Ranch, and the full day trip includes meals, horseback riding, storytelling and a hay ride. It's a great way to spend a few hours relaxing during Spring Break.

ISSS Texas Excursions Fredricksburg

Enchanted Rock & Fredericksburg
(Fredericksburg, TX)

Saturday, April 18, 7:30am - 6:30pm

Enchanted Rock is a massive pink granite dome rising above Central Texas almost two hours West of Austin.& The park provides opportunities to hike, backpack, camp, rock climb, picnic, bird watch, study nature and stargaze! After a day at the park, experience a taste of German culture in Fredericksburg where you can shop, dine, visit museums, and find many other outdoor activities!

Sign Up for a Trip!

Please visit the online registration to reserve a spot. Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis. Non-refundable, non-transferable.