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Day Trips and Excursions

Charisma Event Management & Marketing

Charisma Event Management & Marketing is the official tour bus operator for the Nacogdoches Convention and Visitors Bureau. Charisma offers essential passenger buses for tourists interested in experiencing Nacogdoches attractions as well as many additional charming East Texas towns.

Charisma also offers shuttle services for hotels, VIP groups and transportation from hotels to training and convention sites. Vans, mini buses or full coach buses are available for private groups - reservations are required.

Ready to plan transportation specifics for your event or schedule a day trip or excursion? Call Mable Cannings, Charisma agency representative, at (936) 652-7801, or email

Please include the following with your inquiry: 1.) Requested date of service 2.) Destination 3.) Comments and special needs.

Featured Tours

Memphis, Tennessee

MemphisJoin Charisma Events for a sentimental journey to Memphis, the birth place of blues and rock 'n' roll. The three-day two-night trip will occur May 22-24, 2018, and will include highlights of Beale Street, Elvis, BB King, Peabody Hotel Ducks, STAX Museum, the slave haven and Underground Railroad, a Memphis city tour and the National Civil Rights Museum. Click here to view the full trip itinerary and registration form.

Day trips offered by Charisma

Shreveport, Louisiana

Shreveport CasinoJoin us for a trip to Shreveport, Louisiana, and experience wonderful shopping and dining experience at the Boardwalk. The trip also includes riverfront entertainment and stops at select casinos. Finally, enjoy a meal at a select casino buffet. (This trip requires no advance planning and can be provided to any group.) Read More

Center/San Augustine, Texas

Center/San AugustinePlan a trip to "The Cradle of Texas" and tour historic sites in Center and San Augustine such as the Mission Dolores State Historic Site and the James Pinckney Henderson Statue (the first governor the state of Texas and a San Augustine resident.) While you're there, stop for sweet treats at the historic soda fountain at the San Augustine Drug Store (circa 1904.) Read More

Crockett, Texas

Crockett Day TripTravel to Crockett and participate in historic home tours, capture photos at the historic statue of Lightnin' Hopkins, enjoy pit stops at the Caddo Mounds, the David Crocket Natural Forest, Mission Tejas State Park and more. Read More

Fort Jesup, Louisiana, and Hodges Gardens

Fort Jesup Day TripFort Jesup was established in 1822 by Zachary Taylor to secure the western border of the U.S. frontier. It features the original field kitchen, a replica of officers' quarters which serves as a museum and visitors center, and interpretive programs. The tour offers guests an opportunity to step back in time through living history exhibits, battle reenactments and interpretive programs. Read More

Henderson, Texas, Monte Verdi Plantation

Henderson Mount Verdi Day TripThis day trip includes a tour of Monte Verdi (green mountain) Plantation, which is an architectural showplace located high on a hill in Rusk County that once overlooked four different counties. The day trip also includes a tour of the Howard-Dickinson House, a tour of the Cenotaph and London Museum, as well as a meal at the New London Museum Tea Room. Read More

Historic Jefferson, Texas

Jefferson Day TripOnce a bustling river port, today's Jefferson is reminiscent of its heyday with specialty shops and restaurants lining the original brick streets. With more than 100 state and nationally recognized structures, Jefferson offers history buffs an authentic southern experience, including an opportunity to walk among well-preserved buildings, tour beautiful Greek Revival homes and relive the city's colorful history. Read More

Kilgore, Texas

Kilgore Day TripTake a day trip to Kilgore, also known as the City of Stars, and see the 80-plus oil derricks that dot the Kilgore skyline today, all topped with stars as a reminder that our country's stars and stripes wave free. Learn about the city's famous oil boom by touring the East Texas Oil Museum. Also, high-step through time with the world-famous Kilgore College Rangerettes at the Rangerette Showcase Museum. Read More

Marshall, Texas

Marshall Day TripJoin us for a driving tour that provides an overview of Marshall's history and includes important African American sites, such as historic Wiley College, New Town and the Old Powder Mill Cemetery, which includes the graves of two famous Tuskegee Airmen who served in World War II. Additional, tour the Starr Family Home State Historic Site and the Texas & Pacific Railway Museum. Includes lunch at Central Perks Coffee @ Weisman on the square. Read More

Natchitoches, Louisiana

Natchitoches Day TripNatchitoches is consistently rated as one of Charisma's top tour destinations. It is centrally located in Northwest Louisiana, approximately one hour from the Louisiana-Texas border. The oldest settlement in the Louisiana Purchase, it has a 33-block Historic Landmark District featuring Creole architecture, bed and breakfasts, restaurants, shops and historic homes. Read More

Henderson Oil Field Tour

Henderson Day TripTravel with us from Henderson to New London, Texas, and enjoy a tour of the Gaston Museum, a visit to the Joe Roughneck Park as well as a drive-by of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Additionally, discover the detailed history in New London, Texas, with a tour of the New London Museum and the New London Cenotaph. Read More

Tyler, Texas

Tyler Day TripDay tours to Tyler will be customized according to group interests. The day trip package includes a city tour, shopping, passes to the Caldwell Zoo, tickets to Discover Science Place Museum and dinner at The Movie Grill. Read More

Beaumont, Texas

Beaumont Day TripEnjoy a garden and home tour in Beaumont, Texas. The trip includes a guided tour of the Shagri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center, a tour of the McFadden-Ward Historic Home as well as a box lunch meal in the campus eatery. Read More

Testimonial from recent Charisma customer:

"Thank you for all your help transporting our wedding party on July 2017 from Nacogdoches to “The Barn” in Garrison 17 miles away. You and your staff showed professionalism, and were more than prepared. Our wedding party felt safe and sound in your hands, especially when a downpour occurred, prior to the transporting of the guests for the 17-mile journey. Any time we are in the area, we look forward to using your service for any tours we might take. Thank you again for all your help!" - Linda & Nick Monaco

Charisma Event Management

320 North Street, Suite 311

Nacogdoches, TX 75961


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