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    Harley Davidson or BUST!

    by Cherie_J Written Apr 27, 2003

    Many of the Harley dealerships will allow to rent a Harley if you have a motorcycle license. Rates vary and each June Austin hold a big ole rally where in they shut down all of 6th street! Expect to see 30,000 plus HOGS!

    Don't Mess With TEXAS!
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    Getting there and around

    by darthmilmo Updated Dec 30, 2002

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    ***Air: SAT Airport
    ***Bus: Greyhound from US (www.greyhound.com), Autobuses Americanos from Mexico (see tip)
    ***Car: I-35, I-10, H-281, and I-37, any of these highways or interstates will land you in San Antonio
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    Definitlye by car. The bus system sucks and we don't have a metro/subway.

    Sample times to cities in Texas:

    Houston - 4 hrs by bus, 3 hrs by car
    Austin - 1 hour by car
    Dallas- 4-5 hours by car
    Laredo - 4 hours
    El Paso - 7-8 hours

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    Going to Mexico??? Try Autobuses Americanos

    by darthmilmo Updated Dec 30, 2002

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    If you are coming from or going to Mexico by bus, then I suggest you use Autobuses Americanos, which offer reliable bused to Monterrey, Mexico and beyond. They're located downtown on 301 Broadway, between 3rd and 4th St.

    Sample prices in USD and times as of December 30, 2002:

    San Antonio to Monterrey Mexico - 8 hrs - $36
    San Antonio to Mexico City - 20 hrs - $92

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    I was staying in El Paso ........

    by Ben-UK Updated Aug 26, 2002

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    I was staying in El Paso ..... I'd always wanted to see San Antonio & the Alamo, but I only had one day free, so I took an overnight Greyhound bus from El Paso to San Antonio .. stayed there for one day then travelled back ovenight to El Paso .... crazy, I know ... but it was worth it.

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    San Antonio is accessible by...

    by tarush Written Aug 25, 2002

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    San Antonio is accessible by air, rail and road... It is connected to all major cities.
    Like most cities in Texas, San Antonio doesn't have a well developed public transport system since everyone owns a car. However, you don't need to drive around downtown since everything is pretty much walkable and there is a Downtown Trolley-bus and you can even arrange a horse carriage tour. Sea World however is a good 20-30 minute drive and you will need a car or need to make arrangements with a shuttle or a cab.

    Note : This picture wasn't taken by me.

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    San Antonio has an airport, so...

    by marciaca Updated Aug 25, 2002

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    San Antonio has an airport, so you can fly in or drive. It's about 3.5 hours from Houston.
    Public Transportation does not exist in Texas so you are level with walking or getting car. You can walk to a lot of places if you stay in town, though.

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    Fly into San Antonio...

    by Kay_C Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Fly into San Antonio International Airport, it is 13 miles from the downtown River Walk and is directly linked via expressway. INFORMATION 210-207-3411

    There are shuttles (SATRANS) from the Airport to the Riverwalk area - it cost approx $15 roundtrip with tip.
    The boats on the River Walk are a good way to see everything, otherwise I just walked. Taxi-Cabs are easy to find as well.

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    Trolley Tours

    by Basaic Written Jul 19, 2013

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    If you wish, you can take a trolley around parts of town and leave the driving to them. Me, I'd rather save my money for a nice dinner and look around on my own.

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    Downtown Parking

    by Basaic Written Jul 19, 2013

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    Like most big cities, parking in downtown San Antonio can be a pain in the XXX. Here is a link to a website that may help ease the pain.

    Parking Prices
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    Hit the Highway

    by Sweetberry1 Updated Apr 13, 2004

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    We travelled to San Antonio by car.. via Austin. A lovely couple of hours on the road, and you see so much along the way.

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