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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 on the ISSS Blog.

Fall 2016 Excursions

Explore San Antonio: Botanical Gardens, The Alamo, and Riverwalk
Saturday, August 27, 8:00am - 5:30pm
San Antonio, Texas
Cost: $50


Explore more of Texas in San Antonio! We'll start off the day by meandering the San Antonio Botanical Garden featuring Winged Wonders (showcasing Texas butterflies and hummingbirds). The afternoon is yours to check out The Alamo, Texas's most visited landmark, and stroll the famous Riverwalk to check out local cafes, restaurants, and artisian shops. There is additional shopping downtown as well as an IMAX theater if you want to catch a movie!  

Hallo, Hill Country! Visit to Enchanted Rock & Fredericksburg 
Saturday, September 24, 7:00am - 7:00pm
Fredericksburg, Texas
Cost: TBD

Join us on a scenic hike at one of Texas's State Parks: Enchanted Rock. Afterwards, we'll continue through Hill Country to the quaint German-town Fredricksburg.  

An Afternoon on the Farm: Sweet Berry Farm
Saturday, October 8, 10:00am - 4:30pm
Marble Falls, Texas
Cost: TBD

Horse-riding, homemade ice cream, pumpkin picking, hayrides, face-paining, oh my! This family-friendly excursion at Sweet Berry Farm offers the best activities for the fall season.

Six Flags Fiesta Texas: Fright Fest!
Saturday, October 22, 12:00 - 11:45pm
San Antonio, Texas
Cost: TBD

Halloween is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate than getting a little spooked at Fright Fest at Six Flags: Fiesta Texas. Hold on tight as you ride the many rollercoasters the park offers as well as musical entertainment shows. Beware, there will be lots of scary but fun characters roaming the park grounds. Enter if you dare!!  

San Antonio Spurs: International Student Night Out
Date: TBD
San Antonio, Texas
Cost: TBD

The NBA's San Antonio Spurs invited us back for another International Night Out! Experience a professional basketball game and be able to walk on the court afterwards with other Texas-based International students.  

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.