Because many of the historic and tourist sites in the city of San Antonio are spread out in the four corners of this great metropolis, many visitors opt to take a professional tour. Guided tours provide the added service of a knowledgeable, local guide who can tell you about the history of the area, as well as make recommendations for places to eat and things to do during your stay. A guided tour is also a great option if you are looking to leisurely see the city under the guidance of someone else. We've compiled a list of the top ten tour companies in San Antonio, and we're sure you'll find a tour that suites your needs and tastes. Many visitors choose to take a short tour in between their own, self-guided explorations of the city. The Rio San Antonio Cruises, Segway Tour of San Antonio, and Yellow Rose Carriage Tours are excellent options for a quick tour in the middle of a busy day of sightseeing. Longer tours include the guided Alamo Sightseeing Tours, and San Antonio Walking Tour. While these tours last all day, they ensure that you see the best destinations that the city has to offer, with the added benefit of historical commentary. If a themed tour is more to your taste, Historic Texas Tours offers several options for foodies, wine lovers, and history buffs, while the Mission Trails Tour will give you a thorough grounding in the cultural and religious history of the area, while taking you to the five missions south of town. Lastly, the Ghost Hunt of San Antonio is a popular choice for young people, families, and the morbidly curious who are looking to learn more about the many legends who have passed through San Antonio, while on the hunt for more spine-tingling sightings of those who never left.
205 N. Presa Building B. Suite 201
Ticket offices: Rivercenter Mall and River Walk, under Market St Bridge and Alamo St