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300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
You haven’t truly experienced Texas until you’ve visited the hallowed grounds of the Alamo. Established in 1718 as the Mission San Antonio de Valero, the building is best known as the site of the 1836 Battle of the Alamo, a 13-day...
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303 Pearl Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78215, USA
Pearl was founded in 1881 as a traditional brewery. These days, however, the bustling complex is less about beer than its 15 restaurants, dozen-plus retailers, and numerous family-friendly events, including a twice-weekly farmers’ market....
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200-414 Alpine, San Antonio, TX 78212, USA
Transport yourself to a different place and time with a simple stroll through San Antonio’s Japanese Tea Garden, a lush expanse full of shaded walkways, stone bridges, blooming flowers, and spectacular koi ponds. The garden was originally...
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26495 Natural Bridge Caverns Rd, San Antonio, TX 78266, USA
Just north of—and a little below—San Antonio are the Natural Bridge Caverns, whose miles of underground passages can be explored in a variety of tours. Lantern tours offer eerie illuminations of the stones, while "Adventure Tours" require...
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434 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
The site of the 1968 World’s Fair, Hemisfair Park is now an iconic tourist attraction that houses the Institute of Texan Cultures, fountains, a playground, and frequent special events. It’s also home to the Tower of the Americas, a...
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739 E César E. Chávez Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
Locals and tourists alike love making their way to the top of of the Tower of the Americas. Most go straight up to the observation deck, but those in the know stay for dinner or drinks. The Tower of the Americas is the 750-foot-tall icon of San...
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849 E Commerce St #133, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
San Antonio's Rivercenter Mall has all the hallmarks of a normal American shopping mall: a food court, a Victoria's Secret, a Gap, a movie theater and a collection of department stores. It also happens to be built around a century old church and...
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849 E. Commerce Street, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
While many cities have rivers, few take advantage of their waterways quite like San Antonio does. One of the city’s most popular tourist attractions, the River Walk runs along the San Antonio River and features both quiet stretches for...
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Downtown, San Antonio, TX, USA
In the early part of this century there has been a push by almost every large city to rejuvenate their urban centers and make them better places to live and work. San Antonio is a city that got this equation right. Downtown San Antonio has...
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205 N Presa St B201, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
A river tour with Rio San Antonio Cruises is a great, affordable, and quick (35 minutes) tour of downtown San Antonio. The boat guides are well-versed in the history of the River Walk and the city and are up to speed on current events, including...
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224 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
Built in 1929, the Majestic is San Antonio’s oldest and largest theater. A beloved historic landmark, it’s home to the San Antonio Symphony and hosts concerts, plays, and musicals three to five times a week. The magnificent interior...
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418 Villita St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
The Arneson River Theatre is a beautiful, open-air amphitheater nestled on the banks of the San Antonio River. Live music, dance, and other performances are frequently held here. You'll often find music during the day and dance performances in the...
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112 College St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
There's no question that Las Canarias is one of the best restaurants in San Antonio. It offers a unique, relaxed, and romantic dining experience for breakfast, lunch, and dinner (note that the restaurant is closed from 2-5:30 p.m.). Its location...
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555 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
The San Antonio B-cycle program is one of the first large-scale municipal bike sharing systems in the U.S. There are 35 bike stations downtown, making two wheels a great way to explore a lot of the key historic sites and the many quality...
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200 E Grayson St, San Antonio, TX 78215, USA
There is no shortage of things to do at the Pearl Brewery Complex in San Antonio. One of the best things about the complex is that it is accessible from the River Walk trail system making it a great place to visit on the bicycle. The 22-acre site...
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918 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212, USA
We like to search for unique experiences when we travel, so when I heard about the five-pound cinnamon roll at Lulu's, I had to check it out. I should say that we prefer to travel on the healthy side and usually seek out the new health food or...
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1414 S Alamo St #105, San Antonio, TX 78210, USA
Two of my favorite things are beer and bikes, so it was no surprise that I fell in love with the Blue Star Brewing Company in San Antonio. The beer is top-notch and all organic. It also has a stellar food menu and offers great ambiance, both...
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400 E Josephine St, San Antonio, TX 78215, USA
Every city has those places that have always been there—they're authentic, full of character, and always unique—well Josephine Street Cafe is one of them. Since its opening in 1979, the restaurant has been busy cooking excellent dishes. The...
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10003 NW Military Hwy #2115, San Antonio, TX 78231, USA
We saw signs that this trend is changing, but healthy food is hard to come by in San Antonio. It's a city where Mexican food, Tex-Mex, and soul food prevail. Queso and fried food tend to dominate the menus in this fine city where good, tasty food...
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919 W Hildebrand Ave, San Antonio, TX 78201, USA
I did some research before our trip to San Antonio and reached out to some friends that are San Antonio natives. One friend who grew up in San Antonio said that Rolando's Super Taco is the "most authentic place in San Antonio" and we had to agree!...
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100 E Grayson St, San Antonio, TX 78215, USA
You don't have to cross the border to sample some of the best street foods that Mexico has to offer. Just head over to chef Johnny Hernandez's La Gloria Ice House. La Gloria, one of several San Antonio restaurants from the former Top Chef judge,...
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15900 La Cantera Parkway, Spc 1430, San Antonio, TX 78256, USA
You don't have to leave the Texas sunshine behind to get a little shopping done at The Shops at La Cantera. The outdoor shopping mall is home to some of the most elite names in retail including Neiman Marcus, Burberry, bebe and Tiffany & Co., but...
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Boerne Stage Rd, San Antonio, TX 78257, USA
The legendary Leon Springs Dance Hall is a true Texas tradition. Attending a weekend concert is a great way to connect with locals & gain a better appreciation for country music, as well as dust off your dancing shoes—after all, that's what it's...
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Hill Country, San Antonio, TX 78247, USA
Texas Wine Tours offers a number of different tour packages to get out and experience the best Hill Country wineries, including Becker Vineyards, Fredericksburg Winery, Santa Maria Cellars, and many more just outside San Antonio. There are...
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26515 Natural Bridge Caverns Rd, San Antonio, TX 78266, USA
Natural Bridge Caverns are truly some of the of spectacular caves in North America, and one of the largest in the state of Texas (which is, as we all know, known for big things). There are a number of different tour options, from their most basic...
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6989 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78216, USA
Dough Pizzeria makes use of fresh ingredients to produce a pizza for which people are willing to wait. And, while there's no shortage of barbecue in Texas, Dough offers a large number of vegetarian options (salads, pizzas). Also available are...
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6740 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, TX 78216, USA
While heading out to raucous clubs can be a good time every now and then, sometimes you just want to listen to some good music and chill out for the evening. Luna offers a host of live music shows (check their website for upcoming artists), boasts...
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2559 Jackson Keller Rd, San Antonio, TX 78230, USA
Ernesto's, tucked away in a strip mall in San Antonio, is a little gem of a family-run restaurant that is known for personable, friendly service and great food. (Having been in business for some 32 years, they must be doing something right.) The...
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5223 McCullough Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212, USA
It's hard not to immediately think of the coffeehouse in the television show, "Friends," when you hear the name Olmos Perk for the first time. But maybe that's a good thing. This coffeehouse prides itself on good coffee and good company, and has a...
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555 W Bitters Rd, Hill Country Village, TX 78232, USA
The Alley on Bitters is a great place to wander. It occupies the land where a 19th century dairy farm once stood, and there's still a great deal of character and old school charm. Meander past arts & crafts shops, antique dealers, and boutiques,...
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555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209, USA
San Antonio's Botanical Gardens offer much more than diverse and beautiful flora—they also provide you with a greater sense for the city and state's history. The photo shows one of several buildings in the gardens; this one an authentic Pineywoods...
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430 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
Watching the river flow by with a margarita in hand is one of the best ways to while away an afternoon in San Antonio, and at Casa Rio, you can do just that. The restaurant’s colorful umbrellas have lined the River Walk since 1946, providing...
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205 E Guenther St, San Antonio, TX 78204, USA
In the mid-1800s, the Pioneer Mills family helped found San Antonio's active flour milling industry. It's fitting that their private residence, the Guenther House, is now home to a local history museum and a delicious restaurant that serves some...
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146 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
From the moment you walk into Acenar, the cavernous, modern space tells you this isn't your average South Texan-Mexican restaurant. Here, dishes are a little spicier, drinks are a little more alluring, and the atmosphere is definitely more...
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424 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
In San Antonio, you could easily have tacos for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. But if you need a break from Tex-Mex, Schilo's Delicatessen is the place for you. Schilo's has been serving bratwurst, potato pancakes, and Wienerschnitzel in downtown...
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318 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
In the stagecoach days of Texas, one enterprising saloon owner decided to accept antlers, horns, rattlesnake rattles, and other animal artifacts as currency. The Buckhorn Hall of Horns soon grew into the largest collection of such specimens in the...
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On The Riverwalk Level, 421 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
The dinner menu at Boudro's Texas Bistro is a perfect blend of bistro cuisine and Texan sensibilities. Journey to the riverside for a platter of Gulf shellfish, crab enchiladas, or mesquite-grilled Texas quail. Holiday travelers needn't worry...
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526 River Walk St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
You didn't come to Texas to eat small salads in petite dining rooms, did you? The Republic of Texas restaurant preserves the state's larger-than-life reputation by offering exactly what visitors expect: half-pound burgers, huge fajita plates, and...
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16350 Blanco Rd #103, San Antonio, TX 78232, USA
If you're looking for a casual lunch without wandering too far into San Antonio's bustling downtown, River Tree Bistro's homemade cuisine will impress. Their Spanish paella is locally celebrated, and unlike the salad menu at many restaurants,...