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San Antonio River

San Antonio, TX (Downtown)
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Ranked #11 of 197 attractions in San Antonio
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Type: Bodies of Water
Description: Scenic river winds through the town of San Antonio.
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Athens, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Great place very nice to visit. Enjoyed walking the river banks. Very peaceful and quant granddaughters really enjoyed the river. Would highly recommend the river to everyone to visit.

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North Vernon, Indiana
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Nice to stroll along the river and enjoy the sites. Lots of people though. We took the boat trip at dusk. The trip was OK. A good way to figure out where things are located.

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Cat Spring, Texas
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136 reviews 136 reviews
20 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Always good to get back down to the River Walk as it depends on the time of year you can enjoy the sites and sounds. Just so happens our last visit was in July so it's HOT. But once you get down by the water and in the shade you can relax along the river. We enjoy this area of... More

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stamford, ct
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57 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

The boat ride provides a sense of history and the guide points out architectural details you would otherwise not see. Excellent

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Toronto, Canada
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107 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

A wonderful place to relax and enjoy nature. You will love the different options to shop and eat along the way. Make sure you enjoy the river walk while there.

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League City, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

I have been to the River Walk in San Antonio several times and it always surprises me that it's still as pretty and fun as it always is!

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Orange, California
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127 reviews 127 reviews
18 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I enjoyed the historical lecture given by the boat captain, learned a lot about the obscure history of the place. 45 minutes of travel through the history of the Worlds Fair and adult park.

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Arizona
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40 reviews 40 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The boat ride was nice, $8.50 per person, but there are so many restaurants and not many shops and nowhere to sit down. To me it was a disappointment. But there is a gelato store that we went to and it was refreshing.

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Bryan, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

After a number of trips to the riverwalk, I finally took the river cruise around the San Antonio river and was pleasantly surprised at all that I learned! There is more to the area than the Alamo and other missions in the area - take the river cruise and start there... After living in Texas all my life - I... More

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Dallas, Texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

And you will see what is special about the Riverwalk. It's simply too crowded with little walking space these days and too many uncourteous people during tourist season. I went in early spring and was able to enjoy it during the day time. Unfortunately, there are only a couple of good restaurants now so walk the river but don't eat... More

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