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San Antonio Scavenger Hunt Adventure
"The adventure begins near the famous Alamo and takes you on a well-designed course among historic monuments down through the River Walk among the cultural streets and the Cathedral of the city. The tour requires approximately 2 miles of walking with numerous stops along the route to complete challenges and decipher clues. The game software tracks team points and posts the final score to a city leaderboard for those with a competitive edge. Using a smart phone as “the guide” allows parti leaving time to stop for some Texas BBQ or simply enjoy the River Walk and the scenery. Great for families friends and those ready to have fun while seeing the city! Please note that pricing is per Group. One voucher is valid for your team of 2-5 people."""
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City Sightseeing San Antonio Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour
"Head to San Antonio’s visitor center to pick up a map of the route and list of sites. Then hop on the open-top double-decker City Sightseeing bus at any of the 11 stops around the city with your 24-hour or 48-hour ticket letting you see the best of the city at your own pace. Hop off at Alamo Plaza home to the Alamo a site founded by the Spanish in the late 1700s as Mission San Antonio de Valero. This is where Davey Crockett Jim Bowie
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San Antonio Haunted Legends Segway Tour
"You will meet your guide in downtown San Antonio and begin with a safety orientation on operating the segway. You'll glide glide on down to Travis Park for some free-ride time to get acclimated to the segway. You'll make your way to St. Anthony a historic but recently renovated hotel that was linked to a famous unsolved grisly murder many years ago. You'll then cruise over to historic Houston St. home to the beautiful Majestic Theater. Here you'll see the Gunther Hotel which has close ties with the St. Anthony's past and is where Jazz musician Robert Johnson first recorded his seemingly otherwordly sounds.Afterward you'll make your way to Alamo Plaza and the Alamo itself the site of the bloody battle in 1836 and sacred landmark in Texas. From here you'll spot the Emily Morgan hotel; formerly a hospital
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King William Historic District Tips (14)

King William 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 historic...
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Jim_Eliason
Jul 03, 2016

Stroll King William Neighborhood

The area called the King William Neighborhood of today was subdivided into lots in the 1860s and laid out with the present streets. It was about this time that a great many Germans who had immigrated...
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TexasDave
Jul 07, 2014

San Antonio Walks

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....
LisaCochran
Oct 03, 2011

San Antonio Walks

We "locals" found an exceptional tour company here that opened just over a year ago called San Antonio Walks. The Public Walking tour is phenomenal but they offer the best King William Tour as well....
sanantoniotravel
Oct 05, 2009

King William historic district

We spent part of an afternoon walking around the King William historic district, an area filled with gorgeous old mansions in many different architectural styles-Greek Revival, Victorian, and...
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Dabs
Jan 11, 2009

king william historic district

the king william historic district is located about 1/2 mile south of the river walk area. the historic district is bordered by durango street to the north, alamo to the east, guenther to the south,...
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doug48
Mar 09, 2008

The King William Historic District

The King William district was quite an elegant neighborhood where the movers and shakers of the period lived. Successful businessmen who became wealthy from investing and retailing, built lavish homes...
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VeronicaG
Jan 09, 2008

King William

This old neighborhood of stately, Victorian homes is comparable to many others around the U.S. It was originally settled by German-American newcomers. Local residents don't like tour buses to come...
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Tom_Fields
Oct 01, 2006

King William Historic District

We began our quick walking tour at the San Antonio Conservation Society HQ at the intersection of King William, Durango, and South St Mary's. After picking up a map and brochure of the area, we...
Ewingjr98
Jun 29, 2006

Anton Wulff House

The Anton Wulff House which was built of local limestone in about 1870. Anton Wulff came to Texas from Germany in 1848 and became a prosperous San Antonio merchant. The house was built to accommodate...
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keeweechic
Mar 22, 2006

King William Historic District

The King William Area provides another nice place to take a stroll. A helpful walking tour guide is available for the 25 block area located not too far from downtown. In the 1880s, this area was the...
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basstbn
Jan 23, 2006

King Williams Residential Area

If you enjoy walking around a residential district of historic homes take a trolley to the historic King William Area. Early German immigrants settled this area, and there are many beautiful homes...
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KimberlyAnn
Dec 31, 2005
 
 
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Things to Do Near King William Historic District

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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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Guenther House

As we admired the mansions on King William Street, we came across the Guenther House. Carl Hilmar Guenther built his home in 1859, which sits quietly off the main street beneath a shady bower. As we...
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Hemisfair Park

Mayer Halff immigrated to Texas from Lauterborg, France in 1850 and came to San Antonio in 1864. He and his younger brother, Solomon, partnered in a dry goods company and operated a huge cattle...
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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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Tower Life Building

The unique 30-story Tower Life Building was completed in 1929 and originally called the Smith Young Tower. Built as the great depression was beginning, it is said the architect included Medieval...
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205 E. Guenther

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