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San Antonio River

San Antonio, TX (Downtown)
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Ranked #10 of 135 Attractions in San Antonio
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Owner description: Scenic river winds through the town of San Antonio.
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Owner description: Scenic river winds through the town of San Antonio.

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The Woodlands, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

no trip to San Antonio would be compete without a visit to the river walk. Well worth doing the river boat tours which give you the history of the river walk. Have dinner at one of the restaurants offering outdoor seating and watch all the people walk by. December is a greT time to visit to see the Christmas lights.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

The Riverwalk is so much fun, great restaurants, mariachi bands, wonderful history. San Antonio is a beautiful city, I highly recommend it if your looking for a fun, family vacation.

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Houston, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

What a great place to be during the Christmas season. The Christmas lights are incredible. There is music, dining and shopping all in one. Don't miss the boat tour to learn about the history. There was even a christmas play at the amphitheater.

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North Charleston, South Carolina
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57 reviews 57 reviews
21 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

This is why you go to San Antonio! December is the best time to see the River Walk. The lights sparkle all over. It's really breathtaking.

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South Padre Island, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

One of my favorite times of the year to see the Riverwalk. Lots of pretty lights, love the street (I guess it is really river) vendors that were hear. Great people watching & late at night when families are back at their hotels, it's a very romantic place to walk holding hands, with several places to stop for a kissing... More 

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Orland Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

We walked to the locks and I can't say enough about how beautiful it is. I wish more rivers could be like the San Antonio Riverwalk.

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michigander
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The very economical boat tours are a MUST! The knowledgeable and very friendly guides will make this something you will not forget. Be sure to check the Senior rates (only $6.00/per person) Walking the river walk is a must too, so many quaint shops and restaurants right on the river.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Great place for an evening stroll during this time of the year with all of the multi-color Christmas lights

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Miami, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I had always wanted to visit the San Antonio River and took a dinner cruise with a group. It was from Boudros and the food was awesome. The ride, which was at night, was just magical with all the twinkling lights. It was quite enjoyable.

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Irving, Texas
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64 reviews 64 reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The San Antonio Riverwalk is awesome at any time of year, but for the couple of weekends before Christmas, luminarias (paper bags with candles in them) supplement the Christmas lights hanging from the trees to turn the Paseo Del Rio into something unlike anywhere else in America. We make this an annual "pilgramage" and it's totally worth it, every time.... More 

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