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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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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
From $62.00
 
San Antonio River Walk Cruise Hop-On Hop-Off Tour and The Battle For Texas Show
"Step aboard a River Walk boat cruise for an exciting and entertaining narrative of the rich history of the San Antonio River! Cruises are about 35 minutes long and cover one and a half miles of the beautiful San Antonio River Walk. In addition you'll love the unique hop-on hop-off tour included in this package. Starting out in Alamo Plaza you'll enjoy a double decker view of the beautiful Alamo. From there you'll head north towards the San Antonio Museum of Art the Pearl Brewery Complex and much more.You are free to get off and explore at any of the 18 stops. If you do just go back to where you were dropped off and wait for the next bus which arrives every 20 minutes. Battle for Texas: The Experience guests will journey back in time as they experience the daily lives of early Texas settlers
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More Local Customs in San Antonio

Torch of Friendship

Of you're going to spend time around the downtown/Riverwalk area you're probably going to come across this tall, bright red sculpture named the Torch of Friendship.A bit of information from the...
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msbrandysue
Feb 17, 2011

Fiesta Badges

Last year I experinced Fiesta for the first time. It is a week long party basically, and it can be rather expensive. You can go to a variety of themed parties, which do charge admission as they are...
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ChartIt
Feb 20, 2010

Guide to Tex-Mex - Migas

Breakfast Tex-Mex is one of my personal favorites, so I would like to introduce you to one of the famous egg dishes in the repertoire. Migas is a dish of egg, corn tortillas, cheese, and salsa mixed...
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ATXtraveler
Oct 13, 2008

Guide to Tex-Mex - The Chimichanga

After consulting with a couple of people outside of Texas, there was a concern that some of the loyal VT readers were unaware of the terminology of Texas foods. I want to make sure and ease your...
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ATXtraveler
Oct 13, 2008

Jarritos

San Antonio is definitely the home to many Mexican Americans. You will likely see this evidenced by the number of locations around San Antonio that sell Jarritos beverages at their restaurants....
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ATXtraveler
Oct 13, 2008

BAT TOURS

If you cannot get out to Carlsbad Caverns, then the Old Tunnel near Fredericksburg is a nice option. With over five millions bats in residence during August, the outpouring swarms at sunset are quite...
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mtncorg
Jun 05, 2008
 
 
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MILITARY PARADES

With so many military units in and around San Antonio, parades are a common sight. The vast Parade Ground at Fort Sam Houston - jog around the whole thing and you have done five miles! - is the...
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mtncorg
Jun 05, 2008

San Antonio Mission Docents

When you are travelling around through the Missions in San Antonio, you will likely see someone in a blue or purple shirt with a purple brimmed hat. These volunteers are the San Antonio Mission...
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ATXtraveler
May 18, 2008

Right Not to Bear Arms

As you can imagine, several of the active parishes in San Antonio are not interested in allowing guests to carry firearms on the premises. “Blessed are the Peacemakers” is a common phrase seen around...
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ATXtraveler
May 18, 2008

San Antonio Information Ambassadors

San Antonio has done a wonderful job in making this town a friendly location for tourists. In particular, you will notice that there are several people dressed in light blue or purple outfits, wearing...
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ATXtraveler
May 18, 2008

A Night of Fireworks!

On this recent visit to San Antonio we lodged at the Marriott River Walk. We viewed the magnificent New Year's Eve fireworks display from our balcony, atop the 21st floor. Below us, the entire city...
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VeronicaG
Jan 22, 2008

Can I help?

Alamo City Amigos are volunteers who love their city and are proud to be part of a team working to keep it a great place to visit and to live. You'll see the Amigos in their distinctive turquoise...
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TheWanderingCamel
Dec 20, 2007

Country Dancing/Rodeo

Texans have very strong and proud traditions. They love country music and often go country dancing. I went to a large venue (I think it was midnight rodeo) where I saw real cowboys riding some angry...
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deeper_blue
May 09, 2007

Who are all those people dressed in blue?

The Air Force boot camp is located in San Antonio at Lackland AFB. Every Saturday the newly graduated Airmen are allowed to go off base with thier friends and family. However, they have to be dressed...
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Ericasmurf99
Aug 26, 2006

Top Hotels in San Antonio

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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

Alamo means cottonwood, but we saw no cottonwoods on the grounds. There were cacti and live oaks and other colorful flowers aplenty. Picture-takers: a zoom lens works well since you are asked to stay...
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King William Historic District

My mother sister and I were in San Antonio for the weekend and were looking for something new to do. We had the pleasure of touring the King William District with the guidance of San Antonio Walks....
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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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Top 5 San Antonio Writers

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"San Antonio--La Ciudad...A Walk Thru History"
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Yaqui

"San Antonio"
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doug48

"san antonio texas"
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Basaic

"San Antonio"
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"San Antonio"
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