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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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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
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Tower of the Americas Tips (19)

Tower of Americas

Of course through the years this attraction has revolved into adding improvements, but a special memory for me while on my one day pass as a treat during basic training was me and a fellow trooper...
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Yaqui
Oct 27, 2006

Towering Over San Antonio

Tower of the Americas takes you 750 feet above San Antonio for a birds eye view of the city. As you streak to the top, a glass sided elevator provides a panoramic view. The tower was constructed for...
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VeronicaG
Jan 22, 2008

tower of the americas

the tower of the americas is located in hemisfair park next to the convention center. the 750 foot tower offers an impressive view of san antonio. the tower also has the chart house restaurant and a...
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doug48
Mar 09, 2008

Tower of the Americas

Located in Hemisfair Park, the 750 ft Tower stands as a reminder of the 1968 World's Fair and it is a great place to go during the evening to enjoy a beautiful view of San Antonio. You have to pay to...
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Jefie
Aug 16, 2005

Tower of the Americas

The 750-foot Tower of the Americas was a central "theme structure" of the 1968 HemisFair. Today you can ascend to the top where there is a restaurant and an observation deck offering a spectacular...
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Basaic
Jul 16, 2013

Tower of the Americas

For more than 35 years, the 750-foot-tall Tower of the Americas has offered residents and tourists of San Antonio, Texas, the most breathtaking view of the Alamo City. Visitors dine at the Tower’s...
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Maria250
Aug 18, 2011

PARKING AND PRICE TO ENTRANCE

THE PARKING PRICE FOR VISIT THE TOWER DE LAS AMERICAS..ISSELF PARKING $6.00VALET $7.00SPECIAL EVENT$11 .OOTHE TOWER TKT INCLUDES UNLIMITED ACCESS TO THE OBSERVATORY WITH 360 GRADE VIEW.. PLUS DESK...
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viajeras2
Apr 23, 2007

Standing Tall

As for now I have not gone up to the top of the Tower of the Americas, nor eaten here but I just love the pictures that you can take from MILES away. It's really a neat structure and has a lot of fun...
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msbrandysue
Feb 17, 2011

Views from the Tower

We went up the tower late afternoon with the intention of staying until dark to see the transformation. However there were no seats up there, it was still pretty hot and windy on the outside deck and...
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keeweechic
Aug 14, 2003

nothing great

I've been to a lot of cities all over the world who have their own version of the tower of the americas (i.e. CN tower of toronto, etc.) and what changes with each city is basically the view which is...
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uysijessa
Jun 23, 2010

Tower of the Americas

This is a 750 foot tower which gives panoramic views from its observation deck. Telescopes are provided on the inside viewing but there is an outdoor view area right around as well, just hang on to...
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keeweechic
Jun 27, 2004

The Tower of the Americas

This huge tower, built for the 1968 World's Fair, is a symbol of San Antonio that ranks second only to the Alamo. It stands 750 feet tall. From the top, it offers an awesome view of the entire city. I...
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Tom_Fields
Oct 04, 2006
 
 
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Things to Do Near Tower of the Americas

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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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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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Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

If you are in San Antonio for a convention, it will most likely be at the 1.3 million square foot Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. This is not really a must see destination unless you are here for...
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IMAX Theatre

If you want to get into the atmosphere of the Alamo battle, to better visualize the events that took place there, or if you are in San Antonio with kids and you want them to have some...
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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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Hard Rock Cafe

I would probably normally put this tip under food; but since it is already here under "thing to do" I guess I will mention it here. Hard Rock cafe, like Hooters, is a place you go for the atmosphere...
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Getting to Tower of the Americas

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739 East Cesar E. Chavez Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78205

Hours

  • Sunday 11:00 to 22:00
  • Monday 11:00 to 22:00
  • Tuesday 11:00 to 22:00
  • Wednesday 11:00 to 22:00
  • Thursday 11:00 to 22:00
  • Friday 11:00 to 23:00
  • Saturday 11:00 to 23:00

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