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April 6- 17, 2023

Paris in Texas

 With three National Parks and states to visit


Join us for a 2-week road trip to Paris! 

Our Three-state adventure takes us to Texas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma

We will also visit three National Parks  

Big Bend National Park, Texas

Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas

Carlsbad Caverns, New Mexico

Paris, France, the home of historical art, great wine, and lots of sophisticated cultures, opens its pathway for this Fresco travel series as we explore the many faces of Paris during a five-year journey to four of its USA Parisian named cities. This trip to Paris, Texas is the fourth trip in a five-year series for an annual trek traveling from the smallest to the largest of the Paris named towns to enjoy the culture, food, scenery, and learning about what makes the area so special to be named after one of the most famous cities in the world.

What's Included

Here's What's Included:

This is a 12-day road trip to three states and three National Parks and includes the following:

  • Lodging for 11 nights in 3-4-star hotels in central city locations (2 nights in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 2 nights in Amarillo, Texas, 2 nights in Carlsbad, New Mexico, 1 night each in Alpine, Monahan, and Abilene Texas, 2 nights in Dallas, Texas)

  • Daily Breakfast at hotels, and evening dinner meals

  • Local tours and transport in each city (museums, national parks, city tours, horseback-riding, electric bike ride)

  • Roundtrip air transportation from the DC area to Dallas, Texas  


Detailed Schedule to be Provided

Day 1: Depart on a morning flight with arrival in Dallas, morning drive to Paris, TX, and travel 3 hours to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma City for 2 nights

Day 2: Tour the Black Wall Street area in Tulsa Oklahoma

Day 3: Travel to Amarillo, Texas with a stop at the Pala Dora Canyons for hiking, 2 overnights at a ranch in Amarillo

Day 4: Morning Horseback riding at the Cowgirl ranch, afternoon at a beehive farm

Day 5: Depart Amarillo with a stop in Roswell for tours and sites, overnight in Carlsbad, New Mexico for 2 nights

Day 6: All day in Carlsbad National Park

Day 7: All day in Guadalupe National Park, overnight in Alpine, Texas

Day 8: All day in Big Bend National Park, overnight in Monahan, Texas

Day 9: Travel to Abilene, Texas, visit museums, overnight in Abilene, Texas

Day 10: Travel to Dallas, afternoon electric bike ride, overnight in Dallas for 2 nights

Day 11: Free day to explore Dallas, evening food tour

Day 12: Morning brunch and depart by 1PM for home


 Cost per double occupancy is $4,179

 Single supplement is $2,025

 Deposit of $500 required for your reservation. 

 Make a payment online


 Convenient and monthly payment plans are available.

 Final Balance is due February 15, 2023.

Cancellation Policy:

 There is a $500 nonrefundable cancellation fee. The balance of whatever has been paid less the cancellation fee will be refunded if canceled before February 15, 2023 AND a replacement has been found. A replacement refund may be at a lower cost than the original purchase price. No refunds provided if cancelled after February 15, 2023. Travel insurance is available. 

Fresco Adventure Paris Program Background

This Fresco Adventure summer series focuses on visiting locations named Paris in the USA.  We will travel to four states that have a Paris city along with visiting nearby National Parks.   This 5-year journey visiting various cities offers a getaway featuring hiking, kayak/canoe trips, biking, wine tours, and local historic visits. This adventure will incorporate nearby National Parks along the way.


The program is a series of 5-7 day journeys to the following states, visiting many historical sites and enjoying nature, adventure, and learning:
2018: Paris, Arkansas - Completed

2019: Paris, Wisconsin - Completed
2021: Paris, Tennessee - Completed
2023: Paris, Texas

2024: Paris, France

Check out these video links from our adventure in Paris, Wisconsin during the summer of 2019:

Day 1 – Paris, Wisconsin

Day 2 – Milwaukee and Madison

Day 2 - The Gardens

Day 3, 4, 5 – Isle of Royale and Voyageurs National Parks

Day 6 and 7 – Minnesota Parks, Cooking and of Course – Prince!

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