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San Antonio River, San Antonio

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A river walk along San Antonio River begins in downtown San Antonio and features shops and restaurants with outdoor seating. The Alamo is located along the river, as are four other 18th-century Spanish missions. Consider taking a boat tour of the river through the heart of downtown. The river was first documented in 1535 and its banks hosted many battles during the Texas Revolution, when both sides attempted to use the waterway as a blockade. See San Antonio River and all San Antonio has to offer by arranging your trip with our San Antonio trip itinerary website .
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  • Great on a clear warm day but definitely not if dreary, raining or cold. The river is clean and the area is fun to just stroll and walk around.  more »
  • Great place to take a walk and hang out, lots of things to do and see, plenty of spots to grab a "beverage"!  more »
  • You can literally walk for miles! But there are many places to stop and sit, or shop, eat or drink. We love to walk...the first day we walked 12 miles it was so beautiful - even in February The landsc...  more »

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To be at the heart of San Antonio's buzzing atmosphere and attractions, stay along the city's River Walk. Lined with hotels of all levels, the area is known for excellent dining and nightlife, and is close to all of the city's main sights. While this area tends to be pricier than other neighborhoods, it is the best option for those traveling without a car who want to take full advantage of their vacation time in San Antonio. For a more rustic experience, venture outside of the city limits to stay at one of the old-world guest ranches that dot the beautiful countryside.
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