San Antonio Warnings and Dangers

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  • 1. Traffic/Driving

    Avoid San Antonio on Spring Break. Not only was the traffic terrible, the parking is more expensive and the hours for entertainment are the same. I would like to think that businesses would extend...

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  • 2. Areas to Avoid

    No brainer here, but be careful walking along the Riverwalk since there are no railings except where the restaurants are. Our tour guide mentioned the at least 500 people a year fall in and that it...

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  • 3. General Considerations

    You must go away from your party (the restaurant) to the upper area where the riverwalk is located, to smoke a cigarette. I was merely 18 years old when I went with a group of older friends from our...

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  • 4. Weather Conditions

    Even at the very end of September, the temperatures were still hovering in the mid 90s the entire time we were there. The Riverwalk is fairly well shaded and while touring Mission San Jose, the guide...

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  • 5. GET OFF SAN ANTIONIO

    I WENT THERE AND THE ONLY TROUBLE I HAD WAS MAKING THE MISTAKE OF ASKING THE BIKE COPS FOR DIRECTIONS. HE TOLD ME THE WRONG TROLLEY AND I ENDED UP TOURING...

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  • 6. Prickly Pear Cacti

    For those of you that are unfamiliar with the sting of a cactus prick, I would highly recommend that you watch your step when walking around in the natural...

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  • 7. Mind your Head!

    The early times in Spanish colonization were clearly for a smaller group of people than exist today. As we were walking around the missions here in San Antonio,...

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  • 8. Lock Up your Valuables!

    Again, this tip is likely a moot point as most savvy travelers know not to leave valuables readily visible in a car, but in particular watch out in San Antonio....

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  • 9. Fire Ants!

    Although this is likely common knowledge to most people, it is particularly crucial in parts of San Antonio to watch where you are stepping. When we were...

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  • 10. Watch your Step!

    When you are walking on the Riverwalk in San Antonio, you will need to keep an eye out for the differing terrain in the area. Most people are busy gawking...

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  • 11. Bad Boys

    The Cops are out if full force. You'll see them in ones and twos along the heart of the Riverwalk, but on the street above the ditch, you might see 10-15...

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  • 12. The victor's viewpoint

    The Daughters of the Republic of Texas did a fine job of rescuing the Alamo from years of neglect and restoring it. The lovely old building with its tranquil...

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  • 13. Just about everywhere in the city

    One thing I have noticed since Ive been back home is that San Antonio does have ALOT of crime! However, there are police everywhere downtown if you are staying...

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  • 14. San Antonio!!

    San Antonio is a great place for singles, couples and families alike. So much to do and see. The mexican culture adds so much to the city. Whether it's...

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  • 15. San Antonio.Schools

    If U R staying here in San Antonio and your kids are in middle school,DON'T SEND THEM TO WHITTIER!!!!!!They have drug problems and fights,drug overdoses plus...

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  • 16. Cliche

    This is popular cliche you will see all over Texas.......huge Texas flags with gas stations,or even better car rental places....It kind of represents what i...

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  • 17. Take Care'

    There is a real danger that you won't ever want to leave this place. :))As for dangers, I couldn't imagine there being too much danger here, but as anywhere in...

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  • 18. Somone ate too many chili...

    Somone ate too many chili peppers!Where is the doctor?This is the performance at Sea World in San Antonio. I just LOVE to see the whales. I am amazed at what...

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  • 19. Street people and other unsavory characters

    The area surrounding the Riverwalk and the Alamo is not a good area. We were trying not to run over the passed out people with the stroller. Our six year old...

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  • 20. Slow down! Speed Traps (cops)...

    Slow down! Speed Traps (cops) on your radar. State Troopers and cops are known statewide for their imfamous speed traps so keep your eyes on the radar. Oh, and...

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  • 21. One Way Streets

    Be aware that the centre of town has a lot of one way streets, both permanent and temporary. Some of the tourist maps are not completely accurate but you can...

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  • 22. Death of a homeless person

    While riding back to the hotel on the trolley..the driver pointed out a homeless man who was stabbed on the steps of the church. How sad, there was a cameral tv...

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  • 23. Someone allerted the Mall...

    Someone allerted the Mall Cops....and the REAL cops got called out too!! CRAZY!!! What a 'KODAK MOMENT!!'

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  • 24. Watch out for the CRAZY people...

    Watch out for the CRAZY people that work in Dairy Queen at River Center Mall. The girl tried to attack my friend when she asked if they could re-make her...

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