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“Wandering is the way we discover the world.”

Bilbrey Tours is Abilene’s leading resource for tourism opportunities, providing the time to travel, relax, and enjoy the amazing things this country has to offer. Read below to learn about the featured destinations for December 2019.

Grapevine Christmas

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Departing Abilene

$115 per person
$25 due upon booking – Final due October 18, 2019

Highlights Include:

  • Discover the magic in Grapevine, the Christmas Capital of Texas!
  • Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine brings the magic of a winter wonderland indoor with its annual ICE! Exhibit. Featuring more than 2 million pounds of colorful, hand-carved sculptures created by more than 40 ice sculptors into symbols of Christmas and holiday characters. ICE! also boasts one-and-a-half million twinkling lights, 12,000 ornaments, a 52-foot-tall rotating Christmas tree, and a life-sized gingerbread house.
  • Shopping at Grapevine Mills mall with more than 180 discount stores to include Burlington, Ann Taylor, Chico’s Outlet, Marshalls, Disney Outlet, Neiman Marcus Last Call & Saks Fifth Ave Outlet

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Photo courtesy of Grapevine CVB

Christmas in the Big Apple
New York City

December 4* – 9, 2019 (Fly)
(6 days – 5 nights)

Departing Abilene

$2999 per person (2 people per room)
$3815 per person (1 person per room) 

Travel Protection Insurance -$239-316 per person
$100 due upon booking – Final due September 17, 2019

Highlights Include:

  • Round trip transportation to DFW
  • *Overnight in DFW area on December 4
  • Roundtrip airfare from DFW to NYC
    (Call for prices from other airports)
  • 4-nights at Time Square hotel
  • Radio City Christmas Spectacular starring the Rockettes
  • Broadway Theatre production
  • Lunch at Tavern on the Green
  • Rockefeller Center / Top of the Rock / St. Patrick’s Cathedral
  • NBC Studio Tours
  • Christmas window displays tour along 5th Avenue
  • NYC City Tour
  • New York Botanical Gardens Holiday Train Show
  • Free time for shopping, museums or additional theatre show
  • Meals: 1 continental breakfast, 4 breakfasts, 1 lunch

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Photo courtesy of Dreamstime / CanStock / Bilbrey Tours

Dickens on the Strand
Galveston, TX

December 5 – 8, 2019
(4 days – 3 nights)

Departing Abilene and San Angelo

$979 per person (2 people per room)
$1225 per person (1 person per room) 

Travel Protection Insurance -$99-137 per person
$25 due upon booking-Final due August 27, 2019

Highlights Include:

  • 46th Annual Dickens on the Strand Festival
  • The Queen’s Parade
  • Galveston City Tour
  • Moody Gardens Festival of Lights
  • Ice Land (Ice Sculptures)
  • 2 nights at Ocean View Resort
  • George Bush Presidential Library-College Station
  • Santa’s Wonderland, a Texas Christmas Experience
  • Meals: 2 breakfasts, 1 continental breakfast, 3 lunches or dinners

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Photo courtesy of Galveston Island CVB
Texas Tenors

The Texas Tenors

Deep in the Heart of Christmas

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Departing Abilene

$150 per person
Full payment due upon booking

Highlights Include:

  • The Texas Tenors are the most successful music group and third highest selling artist in the history of America’s Got Talent! The classically-trained, versatile tenors have performed more than 1300 concerts around the world. Deep in the Heart of Christmas is a holiday favorite. Join us as The Texas Tenors return to the Lone Star State to spread holiday cheer
  • Matinee performance at the beautifully restored art deco-style Palace Theatre in Grapevine, TX
  • Stroll through Historic Downtown Grapevine and marvel at the holiday lighting while checking off your holiday shopping list with all the charming gifts local stores have to offer./li>
  • Lunch Included

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