Things to Do, Travel Tips — By laurajeanmoore on May 12, 2010 at 8:25 pm
This Company offers tours on riverboats down the San Antonio river, straight through town. Relax on the water during this 40 minutes tour of the Riverwalk. A great option if your legs are tired and you are looking to learn more about the area.
Alamo Sightseeing Tours offer several options to see San Antonio, but their most popular Grand Tour ensures you see the highlights, including a riverboat ride, visit to the Alamo, Mission Conception, Mission San Jose, Japanese Sunken Gardens, Buckhorn Saloon & Museum, and a final stop at El Mercado. While this option is a little pricey for families, individuals might find it well within their budget.
A hop on / hop off trolley tour is a way to see the city at your own pace, while making sure you don’t miss anything. Get a discounted ticket by booking through their website, and spend the extra on some flan at one of the city’s fantastic Mexican restaurants.
For an unusual look at San Antonio, go on a ghost hunt tour. This evening tour includes stories about the many legends that passed through this city, and a spine -tingling possibility of seeing some of the residents who never left.
When your feet ache, but the rest of you is alert, a segway tour can be the perfect way to see the city. The longest tour is 2.5 hours, while the shortest is 1 hour, making this a great option for seeing San Antonio on a tight schedule.
We think walking a city is one of the best ways to get a feel for where you are visiting. The San Antonio walking tour provides you with this kind of intimacy, while also making sure you don’t miss anything on your touring list. This tour is a must-do for history buffs. Be sure and reserve a spot in advance.
Up, up, and away! For a bird’s eye view of San Antonio and the surrounding landscape, take a helicoptor tour of the city. This is a great option for taking in the sheer scope of Texas, and the beautiful landscape of the San Antonio River.
Looking for a more romantic option? Yellow Rose Carriage Tours do not require a reservation, and can be seen right next to the Alamo. Priced by the couple, these tours can last between 20 minutes to an hour, depending on how much of the city you want to see.
This tour company offers several themed tours unavailable at elsewhere. If you are foodie looking for the best culinary adventure in the city, or if you’re looking to explore the surrounding wine country, Historic Texas Tours has you covered.
Offering several walking tours, this company’s most popular tour takes you to the five Spanish Missions south of the city. Bring water and sunscreen, and you’ll be right at home learning about the religious and cultural history of the area.