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San Antonio River

San Antonio, TX (Downtown)
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Ranked #10 of 190 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

It would've been a lot nicer if there wasn't a gazillion people down by the river front, once with bicycles baby carriages it was extremely hard to maneuver. Also be wary of your thinking about taking the riverboat ride because they say it's 25 minutes and it winds up being an hour. And they absolutely will not give you any... More

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Oxford, Connecticut
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

We loved walking thru the sides of the San Antonio riverwalk, Looking at the local restaurants, the river with the birds and finally stopping for a very nice meal at an Italian Restaurant, being originally from Northern Italy, we know what good food is and we loved it. Definitely we will be back.

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Tacoma, WA
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108 reviews 108 reviews
27 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

The Alamo, of course, is the most famous attraction in San Antonio, but the River Walk may be the best of all of the great things to see in the area. It is a beautiful and restful place, yet can be very busy and exciting at the same time. There are many great restaurants from which to choose, great margaritas... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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57 reviews 57 reviews
8 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

I have been to the River Walk many times and I always find it fun and refreshing. A good hike is to take it from the main channel up to the plaza in front of San Fernando Cathedral, then the horse shoe to the channel that takes you to River Center Mall and from there to the entry to the... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Started a stroll in a rainstorm-no crowds! But as the weather cleared the colors and crowds appeared. Food and libations aplenty, colorful casual and comfortable. Wonder how much I this I could get brought back to Indy's canal area? Not sure the splashes of Mexican tiles would fit Indy, but it does make the walk nice. Frequent signs keep you... More

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Sanford, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

There is never a lack of food strolling along the Riverwalk. We try to hit it when we want to eat since you can sit, watch the constant activity of birds and people. There is something for everyone and crossing from side to side is easy. Parking on the streets in San Antonio is free on Sunday, but there are... More

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Denton, Texas
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99 reviews 99 reviews
31 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

This place continues to be a wonderful place for a stroll, especially in the evening when it takes on a romantic air. The restaurants are getting to be very dominated by chains, a loss.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Took a river boat ride in April 2014. Was shorter than expected but still a good value for the cost. Took us around the river and showed us some areas that we had not found while walking around. Good guide that was very good at trying to be funny (jokes didn't always hit the mark)

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Tucson, Arizona
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Had a lovely afternoon river cruise with family. Lots to see. Plenty to do and shopping too. Listen to captain here some unknown facts

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El Paso, Texas, USA
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71 reviews 71 reviews
19 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

On a perfect day like today with partly cloudy skies and a cool breeze is the right time to hang out down by the river. Run or bike the trail, fish, feed the ducks, check out the wild life, and relax there with friends, family, or reading a book.

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