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Sam Houston: His Life and Times

3 Days
Huntsville, Texas
Huntsville, Brenham, Far View, Gonzales, San Jacinto
Max People : 12
Tour Details

Sam Houston, Governor of two states, President of the Republic twice, military leader and family man, we will give you a chance to truly get to know Sam. We’ll begin at his lovely home in Huntsville and tour the Sam Houston Memorial Museum with their best local tour guides. From there we’ll head for Independence, his wife, Margaret’s last home. We’ll trace Sam’s steps through San Felipe to Washington-on-the-Brazos, then down to Gonzales where he gathered his army and then conclude with a visit to the site of his victory over Santa Anna at San Jacinto. By the time you are through, you will appreciate all that Sam Houston did for the State of Texas.

Departure & Return Location

Huntsville, Texas

Departure Time

Depart at 8am.


Day 1Depart Huntsville for Brenham & Independence

Begin with a tour of the Sam Houston Memorial Museum, the Woodland Home, Bear Bend Cabin, and the Steamboat House.
Lunch at Farmhouse. Depart for Brenham and Independence.
Afternoon touring Independence.
Spend the night at Far View Bed and Breakfast in Brenham.

Day 2Learn about early Texas

Morning tour of new San Felipe Museum
Lunch at Washington-on-the-Brazos.
Enjoy the afternoon touring the Washington-on-the-Brazos museum of Texas History.
Return to Far View for second night for wine and hors d’oeuvres beside the pool.

Day 3Depart for Gonzales and "Come and Take It" museum , 8am.

Follow Sam Houston’s Army to the “Which-way Tree” and on to San Jacinto.
Lunch at Monument Inn then tour the San Jacinto Monument and Battlefield.
Return to Huntsville.