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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.

Spring 2016 Excursions

Explore San Antonio: Asian Culture Festival, River Walk, & The Alamo

Saturday, February 13, 8am - 7pm
San Antonio, Texas
Cost: $55

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

Sign up for the Explore San Antonio: Asian Culture Festival, River Walk, & The Alamo Excursion.


H-Town Bound: Houston Zoo & Museum District
Saturday, March 5, 8am - 10pm
Houston, Texas
Cost: $75

The Houston Zoo provides a unique and inspirational experience fostering appreciation and care for the natual word. Located in the heart of Houston's Herman Park and its famous Museum District, the zoo is essentially a small city encompassing a world of ecosystems. In your spare time, you will be able to visit oter museums within walking distance such as the Museum of Natural Science and the Museum of Fine Arts.

Sign up for the H-Town Bound: Houston Zoo & Museum District Excursion.


Hallo, Hill Country! Visit to Enchanted Rock & Fredericksburg.
Saturday, April 9, 7am - 6:30pm
Fredericksburg, Texas
Cost: $55

Explore Enchanted Rock, an enourmous dome of pink granite that held special importance for the Native Americans of the area! Then spend the afternoon in Fredericksburg, a beautiful small town settled by Germans in the Texas Hill Country.

Sign up for the Hallo, Hill Country: Enchanted Rock & Fredericksburg Excursion.


Cruisin' to Corpus: North Beach & USS Lexington
Saturday, May 7, 7am - 10:30pm
Corpus Christi
Cost: $80

Take time to unwind after the end of the semester and travel with us to Corpus Christi.  Courpus Christi is located about three hours south of Austin, along the Gulf of Mexico coast. We will be visiting the USS Lexington, the oldest Essex Class aircraft carrier ship in the nation. Afterward, relax on North Beach and soak up some sunshine.

Sign up for the Cruisin' to Corpus: North Beach & USS Lexingtown 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.