San Antonio River Walk

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  • San Antonio: Haunted Walking Ghost Tour

    1. San Antonio: Haunted Walking Ghost Tour

    Explore a hotbed of paranormal phenomenon in San Antonio and find out about the history you never hear about in books. Listen to countless stories of strange and unpleasant happenings from your professional guide. Your tour guide will take you through historic downtown San Antonio to 8–12 different locations around the Old Town area (depending on whether you choose the standard or extended tour). Get a glimpse of the dark underbelly of San Antonio history as each haunted location ratchets up the tension of the tour. During the tour, see several key historic locations and properties around downtown San Antonio and the Old Town area. If you select the Extended Tour route, enjoy an additional 30 minutes of blood-curdling stories to fuel your imaginations and your nightmares.

    Great way to learn about SA history and just the right amount of spooky. Our guide Megan was excellent.

  • San Antonio: River Boat Cruise and Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Pass

    2. San Antonio: River Boat Cruise and Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Pass

    Start your day with a scenic city boat cruise along the iconic San Antonia River Walk. During this leisurely 40-minute boat tour, learn about the rich history and culture of the city and admire the sights as you sail. When you’re done, head over to the city’s hop-on hop-off bus cruiser and pick up your 2-day pass. Enjoy the freedom to explore San Antonio at your own leisure and get on and off the bus at the sights and attractions that appeal to you most. Onboard, listen to a 1-hour narrated tour which provides lively commentary about the city. Throughout the bus ride, enjoy access to explore 19 of the best sightseeing destinations in San Antonio, including the Alamo, Pearl Brewery, Museum of Art House, Tobin Center, Veterans Memorial Park, Buckhorn Saloon and Texas Ranger Museum, Southtown, King William Historic District, Tower of the Americas, and many more.

  • San Antonio: Tower of Americas, River Walk Cruise & Bus Tour

    3. San Antonio: Tower of Americas, River Walk Cruise & Bus Tour

    Start your day on a hop-on hop-off city tour where you can enjoy a 1-hour narrated tour on the top deck of the double-decker bus.  Along the way, you'll have access to explore 19 top sightseeing destinations in San Antonio, including the Alamo, the Pearl Brewery, the San Antonio River Walk. On your hop-on hop-off city tour, you will have access to 19 stops in Downtown San Antonio: 1. The Alamo 2. Pearl Entertainment Complex 3. San Antonio Museum of Art House 4. VFW Post 76 5. Augie’s BBQ Restaurant 6. Riverwalk Museum Reach 7. Tobin Center 8. Veterans Memorial Park 9. Travis Park and St. Anthony Hotel 10. Buckhorn Saloon and Texas Ranger Museum 11. Riverwalk/ River Cruise 12. San Fernando Cathedral/Spanish Governor’s Palace 13. Market Square/El Mercardo 14. Hotels on Cesar E. Chavez Boulevard 15. King William Historic District 16. Southtown 17. Yanaguana Garden 18. Tower of the Americas...

    4 of us bought the bus pass, river cruise and tower of America ticket. We really enjoyed all of it. It was well worth the price! I would do it again.

  • San Antonio: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour

    4. San Antonio: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour

    Explore San Antonio on a hop-on, hop-off bus tour. Discover the city's culture, history, art, and architecture and view the River Walk, the HemisFair Park, and all the most important monuments. Conveniently step off and hop back on the bus wherever you want amidst the city's major sights and attractions. Passes by San Antonio's most important monuments, so you won't miss a thing. Admire the River Walk surrounded by restaurants, patios, galleries, and shops and see the HemisFair Park, overflowing with fun activities and exhilarating adventures. Tailor your tour just the way you like it and get a great overview of the city. Visit popular tourist sites, check out the best shopping areas, or locate one of San Antonio's top-class restaurants. The tour stops along the route:  1. The Alamo 2. Pearl Entertainment Complex 3. San Antonio Museum of Art House 4. VFW Post 76 5. Augie’s BBQ Restau...

    Guide was terrific & funny. Just needed to have the a/c working on the bus but went early enough it wasn’t drastic.

  • San Antonio: 2.5-Hour Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure

    5. San Antonio: 2.5-Hour Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure

    Turn downtown San Antonio into your own personal giant game board. Urban Adventure Quest created an interactive Amazing Race-style scavenger hunt that lets you do just that. On this 2.5-hour San Antonio adventure, you’ll see the city’s sights as you’re guided by your smartphone. Race to be the first to finish the game, or take as much time as you need, solving clues, completing challenges, and learning about local history along the way. The adventure begins deep in the heart of Texas, where there’s a history of courage and sacrifice for freedom. Your Quest starts in the center of San Antonio and takes you back in time to explore the grounds of the Alamo. You’ll then be guided down to the River Walk and through the streets to enjoy the sights and sounds of the modern city. So gather up your troops and defend your right to have fun! Play the game, see the sights, and experienc...

    The experience itself was interesting and fun. The site used for directing the quest was embarrassingly out of date. Note that the Get Your Guide app is used only for selling access, not for directing the tour. I'd consider using the GYG app in the future, but only if it connects to an actual modern app.

  • San Antonio: Texas Ranger Museum and Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Pass

    6. San Antonio: Texas Ranger Museum and Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Pass

    Make the most of your trip to San Antonio with this combined sightseeing ticket, which includes admission to the Buckhorn Saloon and Texas Ranger Museum, and a ride of the city’s hop-on hop-off bus. Start your day at the fascinating Buckhorn Saloon and Texas Ranger Museum where you can learn everything there is to know about life in Texas. Explore the museum’s one-of-a-kind animal exhibits and historical saloon, then practice your shooting skills at the Toepperwein Shooting Gallery. You can also marvel at the museum’s extraordinary taxidermy collection, which features hundreds of unique animal species from around the world. Then learn about Texas’ impressive military history as you admire an array of ranger artifacts including revolvers, automatic handguns, shotguns, badges, photographs, and more. After your trip to the museum, spend the rest of the day on the city’s hop-on hop-off sig...

  • San Antonio: Museum of Art Ticket with 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off

    7. San Antonio: Museum of Art Ticket with 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off

    Book this 2-day hop-on hop-off city tour where you can enjoy a 1-hour narrated tour on the top deck of the double-decker bus.  Along the way, you'll have access to explore 19 top sightseeing destinations in San Antonio, including the Alamo, the Pearl Brewery, the San Antonio River Walk. Afterwards, enjoy the San Antonio Museum of Art as you peruse some of Texas' most well-known artwork. On your hop-on hop-off city tour, you will have access to 19 stops in Downtown San Antonio: 1. The Alamo 2. Pearl Entertainment Complex 3. San Antonio Museum of Art  4. VFW Post 76 5. Augie’s BBQ Restaurant 6. Riverwalk Museum Reach 7. Tobin Center 8. Veterans Memorial Park 9. Travis Park and St. Anthony Hotel 10. Buckhorn Saloon and Texas Ranger Museum 11. Riverwalk/ River Cruise 12. San Fernando Cathedral/Spanish Governor’s Palace 13. Market Square/El Mercardo 14. Hotels on Cesar E. Chavez Boulevard 15...

    Museum was great, but GYG failed on getting me to the meeting point. So I give 0 stars to them!

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What people are saying about San Antonio River Walk

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 52 reviews

I enjoyed my River Walk Cruise and Bus Tour. The tour guides were very informative. Unfortunately, I didn't get to take the Tower of Americans tour due to my time constraints.

It was a quiet tour which meant it was just me and my wife. We had a great time hearing all the stories and getting spooked out!! Thanks so much!!

Great way to learn about SA history and just the right amount of spooky. Our guide Megan was excellent.

Museum was great, but GYG failed on getting me to the meeting point. So I give 0 stars to them!

A lot of walking obviously, but very fun and interesting!