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San Antonio 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley and Double-Decker Bus Pass
"Make the most of your time in San Antonio with this 2-day pass to both an old-fashioned trolley and double-decker bus with an open-air upper deck. For two days enjoy unlimited access to both the bus and trolley hopping on and off at any of their stops (see Itinerary for a full list of stops on each tour) to visit attractions at your leisure. Trolleys depart every hour from 9am to 3:30pm and double-decker buses run every 30 minutes to an hour from 9:30am to 4:30pm. Enjoy live narration about San Antonio's rich history and top sights on both the bus and trolley tours. Visit the Alamo San Antonio's most famous landmark where Texas colonists fought valiantly against Santa Anna's Mexican troops. See where some of the heroes of that historic battle are laid to rest at San Fernando Cathedral. Explore the interactive exhibits at the Institute of Texan Cultures which tells the story of various ethnic and cultural groups that call Texas home. Stop into missions including Mission San José and Mission Concepcion
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San Antonio: The Grand Historic City Tour
"This grand city tour is both parts of a two Part tour. It is the perfect way to get a grand overview of old San Antonio its rich history & culture. Play Texas Trivia along the way. Your experience starts downtown: see Hemisfair Park original La Villita; downtown architecture Briscoe western art museum Sunset Station; St. Paul Square; Paris Hatters; theatre district; Buckhorn Saloon and Hall of Horns Briscoe Western Art Museum Alamodome; Rivercenter Mall; Alamo Plaza & historic hotels; Paris Hatters; theatre district; Buckhorn Saloon & Hall of Horns; Geekdom; JFK Parade Route on the day before his assassination; Gunter Hotel - and the history of bluesman Robert Johnson
From $109.00
 
Executive Downtown San Antonio Segway Tour
"Tour starts off with a brief training session at our store across from the Alamo Plaza area behind the San Antonio Visitor's information center. A guide will demonstrate how to operate a Segway and give safety tips to all riders before having each r home to the San Fernando Cathedral and the Bexar county court house among other municipal buildings.    From here the route goes into La Villita a historic arts village. La Villita is home to a unique outdoor theater the Arneson which overlooks the riverwalk. Many unique shops and structures are located in La Villita which is the site of various festivals throughout the year. Across the street is Hemisfair Park
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A walk on the river

My favorite thing about San Antonio is the river walk. My fondest memory was walking along the river in the evening. A lot of people tend to visit areas where there's a lot of hustle and bustle but I...
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The San Antonio River Walk

The San Antonio River Walk is really one of the most iconic places and reasons to come to the area. It really is a MUST SEE attraction. It's usually the center of all celebrations. So, in Christmas...
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check out the Visit San Antonio tourist website

Aside from checking out tips on VT (of course!) I so so strongly urge everyone to also check out the official tourist website of San Antonio, www.visitsanantonio.com. The website is complete and...
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Christmas at The Alamo

Even though we are locals we still act like tourists during certain times of the year. During the winter holidays the entire Riverwalk area is decorated. One of the most beautiful sights you will ever...
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Mission Gun Turrets

One of the things that is interesting to me about the San Antonio Missions, is that these locations were more than just missions. These were communities that were built in hostile lands at the time,...
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National Park Rangers

During your trip to San Antonio, you will likely stop in and see one or more of the missions. The missions carry on a unique combination of church and state, as the grounds are primarily owned and...
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Spanish Cross of Burgundy

As mentioned before there have been six flags that have flown over Texas for the history of its existence, and one of the first was the Spanish Cross of Burgundy. This flag represented Spain’s...
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Riverwalk Murals

One of the beautiful things about San Antonio’s Riverwalk area are the various murals that can be found on a lot of the trails. A lot of time and effort has clearly gone into these beautiful artistic...
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The Alamo Statue

“In Memory of the Heroes who sacrificed their lives at the Alamo. March 6, 1836, in the defense of Texas. They chose never to surrender nor retreat, these brave hearts with flag still proudly waving,...
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La Villita Amphitheatre

The Shops at La Villita are a major attraction for the shoppers in the group, however if you are like me and can take it or leave it going through tens of little shops selling similar souvenirs, then...
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Riverwalk Entrance

The Riverwalk is an integral part of downtown San Antonio, with many entry and access points. Although it is actually a large square pattern for the most part, you will likely find yourself crossing...
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San Antonio's City Hall

I think San Antonio's City Hall is an impressive structure! I guess it should be since the city is the 7th largest in the United States as of 2005. It's population has doubled in 35 years and has a...
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The Bexar County Courthouse

It was a clear, sunny day as we walked along Main Plaza. The Bexar County Courthouse stood as a silent sentinel framed against the cool, blue sky. San Antonio has seen four courthouses throughout the...
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Vistors Center

I always recommend you visit these centers. You never know what you may miss if you don't go inside. Always filled with lots of information and the people are always so helpful and friendly. So please...
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Top Things to Do in San Antonio

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El Mercado - Market Square

Market Square is a huge indoor and outdoor traditional and historic shopping district in San Antonio, Texas. The district is the largest Mexican shopping center in the city. It is called El Mercado by...
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Riverwalk & Riverwalk Mall

AKA the Paseo del Rio, the San Antonio River Walk was the brainchild of Robert Hugman, widely regarded as "The Father of the River Walk," who developed a way to turn the annual flooding of the San...
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Alamo

Whatever you do while in San Antonio, do not forget the Alamo. On the 6th of March of 1836, after a 13-day holdout, 184 Texan defenders of the Alamo were overwhelmed by more than 1,000 Mexican troops...
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King William Historic District

San Antonio's elite lived in this historic district, just south of downtown. The district dates from the 19th century when immigrant German merchants settled here. Today you can admire the...
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Tower of the Americas

It's a tower. It offers a great view of San Antonio. It's not going to blow you away, but it's definitely worth seeing once. For me, the great and surprising draw was the Hemisfair Park that...
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La Villita

La Villita (Little Village) is one of the original settlements in San Antonio. The restored village area hosts narrow streets, plazas, fountains, and authentic adobe buildings with souvenir shops,...
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"San Antonio--La Ciudad...A Walk Thru History"
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