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San Antonio Explorer Pass
"This is flexible and affordable sightseeing at its finest! Valid for 30 days from the first day of first use the San Antonio Explorer Pass lets you customize your itinerary and discover key San Antonio sights at your own pace. Your San Antonio Explorer Pass comes with an included guidebook to choose the three or five activities that interest you most! The pass and many featured attractions include skip-the-line entry. The guidebook you'll receive details attraction descriptions hours of operation directions and maps. Once you've chosen your three or five attractions access to them is easy — simply swipe your pass at designated ticketing areas and enjoy!  See below Itinerary for a full list of included attractions and tours including additional savings."
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Heart of Austin Bicycle Tour
"The two hour tour starts at 9:00am and it is recommended that guests arrive 15 minutes early for an orientation before hitting the road. Make sure to wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes for biking and it is suggested to bring a bottle of wate stopping to talk about it's long storied history and it's connection to the formation of Texas. On the way to the University you'll stop at one of the last remaining moon towers that lit up the night in the late 1800's and that was made famous in Richard Linklater's Dazed and Confused. Upon arrival on campus you will visit the Tower made famous by the Charles Whitman mass shooting before heading to see the Santa Rita oil well and talk about how oil played a roll in the university's history. The tour will then head to Sholtz's beer garden where you will learn you will coast through the State Capital grounds stopping to talk about Texas' inception and Austin's role in it.You'll have the best seat in the house to experience Austin from a perspective that you just can't get any other way. Your informative local guide will not only teach you about the h
From $49.00
 
"Austin's Lakes
Hey Austin: Lake and Springs Tour"You'll have the best seat in the house to experience Austin from a perspective that you just can't get any other way. Your informative local guide will not only teach you about the history of the city but make great suggestions about what else to see do eat and hear on your visit. You'll end your tour back at the shop where we'll be glad to spend some time helping you decide what to do next.Our Austin's Lakes Springs and Bridges Tour gives you a chance to ride the shaded Butler Trail around Lady Bird Lake
From $54.00

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Skip Aquarena Springs and just enjoy the river...

The old Aquarena Springs on Spring Lake that boasted beautifully manicured & landscaped grounds with a well managed program that controlled non-native plant growth in the lake is history. The...
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May 07, 2012

Aquarena springs

This is the park that everyone hangs around at when the weather is nice. It is a spring-fed river, very fast-moving and full of interesting colors. There are grassy hills all around and you can go in...
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yelli
Mar 01, 2005

Visit Aquarena Center for a...

Visit Aquarena Center for a glass bottom boat ride. They also offer environmental educational tours, exhibits, a tour of General Burleson's log cabin (the first home in San Marcos) and a gift...
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Aug 26, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near San Marcos

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San Marcos River

The town got its name from the San Marcos River which got its name because it was discovered on the day of the Catholic Feast of St Mark. The river starts at large natural spring and flows through...
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Guadalupe River

River Sports Tube Rentals - I will NEVER use this tubing service again. A recent trip cost us $75 for 4 of us, and 2 in the group had their own personal tubes. We were charged a "personal equipment...
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Schlitterbahn Waterpark

December is NOT the best month to visit SCHLITTERBAHN WATERPARK, but we were curious about this popular summer destination. Even in the rain, the park looks like something from a child's fantasy as...
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Faust Street Bridge

The bridge is now part of a pedestrian / bike path leaving the older part of town towards the east. However calm and serene it may be now, it was once a busy thoroughfare. It was built in 1887, as...
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Landa Park

This is a wonderful area for recreation in the town. We were visiting and looking for something to do while our son was at work. They have swimming pools, mini golf, miniature train that takes you on...
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Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Lady Bird Johnson and Actress Helen Hayes founded an organization in 1982 to protect and preserve North America's native plants and natural landscapes. First as the National Wildflower Research Center...
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921 Aquarena Springs Dr. San Marcos, TX

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