December 6-8, 2024

Dickens on the Strand

Motor Coach,North America,Robson Ranch Road Runners

3 Days

4 Meals

Price Per Person Starting at:

$979.00 Double Occupancy 

$1,369.00 Single Occupancy 

We being our adventure at Woody’s Smokehouse, where we can shop a unique selection of products both tasty and delicious. Hotel accommodations are at Tru by Hilton Galveston, located on Seawall Boulevard overlooking the Gulf of Mexico.  St. Joseph Church  is a simple wooden Gothic Revival structure built in 1859.  We will watch the Choir perform their annual Christmas Hand Bell concert.  Next, we kick off Dickens on the Strand in style at the Bishop’s Soiree at the 1892 Bishop’s Palace.  Then the will begin the highlight of our journey with Dickens on The Strand, based on 19th-century Victorian London, features parades, non-stop entertainment on four stages, Shopkeeper Skills Village, and roaming characters throughout the festival.  Costumed vendors peddle their wares from street stalls and rolling carts laden with holiday food and drink, Victorian-inspired crafts, clothing, jewelry,  holiday decorations, and gift items. Our farewell dinner takes place at the Grand Galvez’s Monarch Restaurant.  Visit the Messina Hof Estate Vineyard and Winery.


4 Meals – 2 Nights at the Tru by Hilton Galveston

Day 1: Friday, Dec 6, 2024

We will being our journey with lunch at Woody’s Smokehouse, later that evening we will check into hotel, listen to the St. Joseph’s Choir perform their annual Hand Bell Concert and go to the Soiree with Dickens.

Day 2: Saturday, Dec 7, 2024

Our day begins with a continental breakfast at the hotel, followed by Dickens on the Strand and lunch on your own.  The evening is at the Galvez Hotel for cocktails at The Founder’s Bar and a group dinner.

Day 3: Sunday, Dec 8, 2024

We travel home. The motor coach will take us to Messina Hof Estate Winery, here you can buy lunch or do some wine tasting.  We will depart for home with a break at Collin Street Bakery.  Returning later that evening.


Terms and Conditions

This tour requires a $250.00 deposit per person. The deposit is nonrefundable. Reservations will not be confirmed without payment or deposit. Final Payment is due October 30, 2024.

The parties agree to indemnify each other and hold each other harmless from and against any and all claims, demands, liabilities, damages, losses or expenses, including attorney’s fees and costs, which either part, its agents or employees, shall at any time sustain or incur by reason of the acts, omissions or negligence on the part of the other party, its officers, agents or employees.

In any legal proceedings of any nature involving the interpretation, construction, application, or enforcement of any of the terms of this contract, the prevailing party shall be entitled to an award for reasonable attorney’s fees incurred in connection with the proceeding and any such proceeding must be conducted in Hot Springs, AR. This agreement and attachments shall be construed according to the laws of the State of Arkansas and Federal Laws of the United States.

The performance of this agreement is subject to termination by either party without liability upon the occurrence of any circumstance beyond the control of either party – such as but not limited to acts of God, war, government regulations, disaster, strikes, civil disorders, or other emergencies making it illegal or impossible for either party to substantially meet its performance obligations under this Agreement.

The Simply Travel Team makes every attempt to identify ingredients that may cause allergic reactions for those with food allergies. Every effort is made to instruct our food suppliers on the severity of food allergies. In addition, there is always a risk of contamination. Some Items may contain allergen ingredients without prior notice due to manufacturer or unit substitutions. Those concerned with food allergies must be aware of this risk. Simply Travel, LLC is unable to assume any liability for adverse reactions to foods consumed, or items one may come into contact with while travelling with us. If there are any questions regarding specific menu item ingredient(s), one must consult the onsite manager to ensure that the particular menu item is free of said allergens before consuming.

Itinerary Changes

The operator reserves the right to vary itineraries should circumstances dictate, as well as cancel or reschedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements, or circumstances beyond its control. Hotels listed are to be used as a guide only unless specified as confirmed. Confirmed hotels are subject to change beyond our control. In this situation we will arrange an alternative property as similar as possible. The advertised tours require minimum numbers to depart. Should these not be met the operator reserves the right to cancel arrangements.

Cancellation Policy

Tour Cancellation: Simply Travel LLC reserves the right to cancel any tour due to lack of interest or participation. In the event of cancellation your tour will be refunded.

Customer Cancellation: Once booked, non-refundable. We can assist in transferring your booking (name change) at no additional charge excluding cruises.


*Itinerary is subject to change



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