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San Antonio Walks, Texas

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Distance from city center: 7.6mi
cipristb's pictureby cipristb Outdoors Activities travel tip
added on the 14th of October, 2010
For a better understanding of the city's history, taking part at one of the San Antonio Walks is the way to do it. They not just give you the facts, they tell you the story behind the facts.

I haven't been to San Antonio before and to be honest, I didn't even know much about its background either, so for me this tour was not just fun but interesting and enlightening too. I enjoyed myself very much and liked all the sights we were shown. It was a memorable day!

300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA

Depends on the chosen tour.

Opening Hours:
Every day. Visit their site for more details.

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The AlamoSan Antonio Missions National Park
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