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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
From $48.00

San Antonio Streetcar Tips (10)

The Trolley

We wanted to visit Merchant's Square where El Mercado was located, so we asked at the visitor's center for the best way to get there. It was suggested we take the trolley, which stopped across the...
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VeronicaG
Apr 04, 2011

Alamo Trolley

These trolleys depart from the Alamo Visitor Center, which is right across from the Alamo (Plaza) and at the Menger Hotel. You can use this all day by getting off and on at the designated stops or...
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Yaqui
Oct 30, 2006

Via San Antonio

In the downtown area, you will have the option of taking the VIA San Antonio's famous street cars. This is part of the overall transit bus system in San Antonio, but in particular the downtown area is...
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ATXtraveler
Apr 04, 2011

This getting around stinks

We booked tickets for the full day grand tour of San Antonio, which runs a whole day from 9a.m.-5p.m. There were four different company tour buses in front of the visitor center and so we were a bit...
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amadeeville
Apr 04, 2011

Revised Fare Price

Was in San An for a few days in the end of June 2007. Fare price for return trip is a dollar for an adult. Commuted by trolleys and didn't drive ourselves at all. The service isn't that frequent and...
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virtualling
Apr 04, 2011

Getting There and Around

By Air : The international airport at San Antonio is around 20 kms from the downtown River Walk area and is directly linked via expressway. The airport has connections to over 50 cities. There is a...
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keeweechic
Apr 04, 2011

City Trolley Service

Although the downtown tourist ares isn't too big, the city provides a 'trolley' service which can be used to travel form one end of the city to the other. Useful information can be found ont he...
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TexasDave
Jan 23, 2011

Alamo Trolley

We chose to take a trolley tour so that we wouldn't have to fight the traffic in an unfamiliar city. I struggled with which tour to take and was offered a free pass for this particular company. I...
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curtswife
Apr 04, 2011

Best way to go from one tourist spot to another

San Antonio is a super tourist friendly city with everything at a walking distance. If you are driving to the city you can just park your car at one of the many parking garages and start walking. And...
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uysijessa
Apr 04, 2011

More Like Bus Than Street Car

On my last trip to San Antonio I stayed at the Red Roof Inn across the highway from the Convention Center. Instead of walking across busy streets or driving half a mile and parking we decided to take...
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msbrandysue
Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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"San Antonio--La Ciudad...A Walk Thru History"
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Things to Do Near San Antonio

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Bexar County Courthouse

Okay, now this is an impressive courthouse. This is what a courthouse should look like, strong, steadfast, sure. The building was designed by architect J. Riely Gordon using the Romanesque Revival...
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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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Spanish Governor's Palace

This impressive building is the 10-room Spanish Governor's Palace. In 1772, San Antonio was made the seat of the Spanish Government in Texas and the government was run out of this building. This is...
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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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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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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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