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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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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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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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Mission San Juan Capistrano

This is the most unique of the Missions but also one of the least preserved, the overall grounds are intact but only the church and a few buildings have been restored. It was founded in 1731 and is...
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Jim_Eliason
Feb 21, 2015

Mission #3 on the Trail

Mission San Juan was definitely the eeriest of the missions. I'm sure it was the lack or people, seeing as this mission is not one of the top sights. And perhaps it's because it's a few miles from the...
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msbrandysue
Apr 04, 2011

San Antonio Mission NHP - Mission San Juan

Founded in 1731 it became a regional supplier of produce for the missions and nearby settlements. It's located on an area of rich farm and pasturelands where they grew fruits and vegetables and raised...
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annk
Apr 04, 2011

Mission San Juan Capistrano

Mission San José de los Nazonis was established in 1716 in the woods of East Texas to serve the Nazonis Indians. This mission did not succeed, and on March 5, 1731, the mission and anything...
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KiKitC
Jan 22, 2010

Mission San Juan

Originally established as San Jose de los Nazonis in east Texas, Mission San Juan Capistrano was moved to its permanent home on the east bank of the San Antonio River in 1731. San Juan was a regional...
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807Wheaton
Jan 21, 2009

San Antonio Mission NHP - Mission San Juan

Mission San Juan is the 4th Mission on the Mission Trail.Missions Concepcion, San Jose, San Juan and Espada continue to be active parishes of the Catholic Church. All are open to the public.
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Feb 18, 2005
 
 
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Mission Espada

I liked Mission Espada alot because it's a smaller mission that doesn't take too much time, other people were also here so I didn't feel quite as worried, and the Ranger Station/Visitors Center had...
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Mission San Jose

The Texas Mission's story can be told in various ways. Here is one. Mexico had achieved independence and was concerned that the French would claim Texas, so they needed to populate the region. Only...
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Mission Trail

In addition to the Alamo, which was originally established as a mission, there are four other missions just south of downtown San Antonio that you can visit. Driving down Alamo Street from downtown...
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Mission Concepcion

The Mission Concepcion dates to 1731. The church, restored by the WPA, is about 80% original and looks much as it did in the mid-eighteenth century. One unusual feature is the original artwork...
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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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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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