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Texas Panhandle Spirit

Texas Panhandle Spirit

$2920 / per person
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Close your eyes and picture Texas.  What do you see? If you’re thinking of wide open plains under endless blue skies, ranches and rodeos, canyons and cacti, you’re probably thinking of the Texas Panhandle.


June 25-July 3, 2023

9 Days


Double:  $2,920/person

Single:  $3,770/person


15 Meals

Oklahoma City Tour

Bricktown Water Taxi

Amarillo Botanical Gardens

Panhandle Plains Museum

Palo Duro Creek Ranch Jeep Tour

Texas Outdoor Musical

Amarillo City Tour

Texas Air & Space Museum

Bill’s Backyard Classics

Big Texan Steak Ranch

National Ranching Heritage Center

Buddy Holly Museum

Llano Estacado Winery

Cactus Theatre

Frontier Texas

Fort Worth City Tour

Cowtown Coliseum Rodeo

Dallas Highlights tour with Local Guide

Murry’s Dinner Playhouse

Moderate Activity Level

Reservation Info

Departure Info

Departing from: Decatur, Springfield, Litchfield, Pontoon Beach, South County, Marion, Mt. Vernon, Nashville, Fairview Heights, Cape Girardeau, Evansville

Tour Plan


Day 1 | Oklahoma City

Board the coach to drive to Oklahoma City, OK, for the night.

Day 2 | Oklahoma City to Amarillo

A local guide highlights the State Capitol, Myriad Gardens with the Crystal Bridge Boathouse District, Oklahoma City National Memorial and more. We end at Bricktown for a water taxi cruise through the Bricktown Canal. We continue to Amarillo, your home for the next three nights. (B)

Day 3 | Amarillo to Palo Duro Canyon

We start our day at the Amarillo Botanical Gardens. Lunch is at the Creek House Honey Farm, an apiary that sells local raw honey. Visit the Panhandle Plains Museum. Climb into a jeep for a tour of the Palo Duro Canyon and see a spectacular view of Palo Duro Canyon State Park. Experience the outdoor musical TEXAS, which includes a chuckwagon BBQ dinner. (B,L,D)

Day 4 | Amarillo

This morning a local guide will meet us for a tour of Amarillo, including cattle baron homes, historic churches, Route 66, Cadillac Ranch and more. Visit the Texas Air and Space Museum and Bills Backyard Classic’s, which combine two things we love most – cars and families with classic and hot rod cars. Dinner tonight is at the world-famous Big Texan Steak Ranch. (B,D)

Day 5 | Lubbock

Today we head south to Lubbock, where we will meet a local guide for a highlight tour of Lubbock. We board a trolly at the National Ranching Heritage Center and experience the real West at this 27-acre museum and outdoor historical park. The Buddy Holly Museum is next on the agenda. We have a tour and wine tasting at Llano Estacado Winery. Tonight’s dinner will be at Triple J Chophouse. After dinner, we go to the Cactus Theater for an evening of entertainment. We will overnight in Lubbock. (B,D)

Day 6 | Abilene to Fort Worth

Head east to Abilene to visit Frontier Texas, a 14,000-square-foot facility that allows visitors to relive the Old West with the help of state-of-the-art technology. Continuing east to Fort Worth, we meet a local guide for a tour that will include Main Street and the Stockyards. Dinner will be at Joe T Garcias. Get ready for an authentic western rodeo tonight at the Cowboy Coliseum. Fort Worth is our home for the next two nights. (B,D)

Day 7 | Dallas to Fort Worth

This morning, we meet a local guide for a Dallas highlights tour that will include Dealey Plaza, Pioneer Plaza, the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge and the Hall of State Museum at Fair Park. This afternoon, we will go back to the Fort Worth Stockyards for some shopping. Dinner tonight will be at Risky’s BBQ. (B,D)

Day 8 | Little Rock

We continue our journey to Little Rock, Arkansas. This evening, we are served up food, fun and fabulous entertainment at Murry’s Dinner Playhouse. (B,D)

Day 9 | Return Home

As we travel home today, reminisce with your new friends about all the fun things you have seen and learned on your Texas journey. (B)