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San Antonio River

San Antonio, TX (Downtown)
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Ranked #13 of 204 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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San Antonio, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

Driver was very congenial, remembered where everyone was from, called us by name, seemed to love her job.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
63 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

Like all rivers, the San Antonio River shows very different characters according to where you are along it. There's the River Walk in the centre of the city, lined on both banks with bars and shops with the many water taxis like large wide flat motorised Venetian gondolas making their way along the river at frequent intervals. There is an... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

Nice river you can walk along the long river. Lots of restaurants, hotels and shops along this river.

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Alameda, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

I was here for a business conference and we were at the Hilton Palacios right on the riverwalk. It was really lovely and unique. It was great to walk out the door and be able to take a 5 or 20 minute walk along this meandering waterway and refresh.

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

This is the best way to see the Riverwalk. The tour guides are very knowledgeable and have a vast array of both common and little known facts for you during the 30 minute boat ride. This is truly $6.00 well spent. We have taken all of our guests on this cruise before setting out to walk the Riverwalk. We've had... More

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Redding, CA
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11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We walked everywhere on the River Walk! There were lots of restaurants to choose from, the boats floating down the river were fun to watch also. The walk is clean and feels very safe.

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

I love running and walking the riverwalk. The city has done a bang up job with all the landscaping and greenery!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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108 reviews 108 reviews
54 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

This is a definite must, this is a nice way to spend half an hour, relaxing and informative, the guide was great and learning of the history of the riverwalk is interesting.

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Durham, North Carolina, United States
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3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

My wife was presenting at a conference in downtown San Antonio and I was "tagging along". After spending enough time downtown around other people there for various conferences, I was looking for a place to run away from the tourist spots. I started running south away from downtown and crossed through a quiet residential area with gardens and a great... More

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Coralville
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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We enjoyed walking along the river, the beautiful architecture, the shops and classy restaurants. We had a gentleman along in a wheel chair, and when we got stranded on one side of the river and needed to get to the other, a waiter from Rita's on the River restaurant helped us negotiate the crossing by letting us come through their... More

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