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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 ISSS Blog.

Fall 2015 Excursions

Saturday, September 19, 8am - 6pm — Natural Bridge Caverns & Outlets
San Antonio & San Marcos

Natural Bridge Caverns

At Natural Bridge Caverns you will travel 180 feet below the ground, through a half-mile of the largest and most spectacular show cavern in Texas. Afterward, stop by the San Marcos Premium & Tanger Outlets and visit over 200 stores for 'Back to School' shopping.

Sign up now for the Natural Bridge Caverns & Outlets excursion.

Saturday, October 03, 9am - 9pm — Texas State Fair

TX State Fairl

Held in the Fried Food Capital of Texas, the annual state fair in Dallas is not only packed with fried food, but shows, competitions, carnival rides, and the iconic 55-foot Big Tex! Join us for an opportunity to taste a variety of fried foods and a day full of fun!

Sign up now for the Texas State Fair excursion.

Saturday, October 17, 10am - 4:30pm— Sweet Berry Farm
Marble Falls

Sweet Berry Farm

Sweet Berry Farm has activities for all ages, including hayrides, mazes, horse rides, scarecrow stuffing, and much more. Enjoy seasonal treats such as pumpkin ice cream and grilled corn. It's also a great place to pick out your Jack-O-Lantern pumpkin for the season!

Sign up now for the Sweet Berry Farm excursion.

Saturday, November 14, 7am - 10:30pm — Houston Space Center & Museum District

Space Center

Visit the Houston 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 the Houston Museum District where there are over 19 museums showcasing cultures, history, and several art forms.

Sign up now for the Houston Space Center & Museum District excursion.

Sign Up for a Trip!

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