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San Antonio River

Address: San Antonio, TX (Downtown)
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Ranked #10 of 143 Attractions in San Antonio
Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Scenic river winds through the town of San Antonio.
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Scenic river winds through the town of San Antonio.

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Conroe, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Been to San Antonio three times and each time we walk the riverwalk. It never changes but the people, the food, and the shops never get old! I love the Riverwalk!

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

The river/river walk is a nice place to stroll. I love that it's for all ages. So much to do and very many restaurants. You can also get awesome trinkets to take home if you spot a tent. They sell toys for kids, home décor, cultural items. It's really nice.

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Austin, Texas, USA
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62 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

The beauty of the San Antonio River is to be enjoyed. A serene body of water is available for many to view and relish in the sight. The walkways and bridges are fun to navigate as one goes along it and it is fun to grab a bite or enjoy a drink for a break.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Clean and peaceful. Many eclectic little shops and eateries along the Riverwalk. There are a lot of homeless hanging out, but no more than you would see at any other public attraction in any other city. Safe area. Felt safe being a woman exploring solo.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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256 reviews 256 reviews
25 attraction reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Even nicer when you get out of the city loop and head north or south too. Easy walking and gives a very European feel to the downtown area. Nice during day and night.

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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Nice area. Has an Old Mexico feel to the area. Numerous restaurants along the river - enough to have a different place to eat for a few weeks worth of dinners. Plenty of tourist shopping within walking distance. Recommend riding the river tour boats - the guide makes all the difference but its nice to get the history of the... More 

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Such a beautiful area. Take a stroll down the river and you will find many restaurants were you can enjoy a meal or just people watch. If you dont want to walk - take the Rio Taxi.

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San Antonio, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The much copied "free" River Walk" is a fun and interesting attraction. Remember..."FREE". With interesting restaurants and other establishments, the River Walk offers fun to all. Great for people watching and just strolling. The River Walk continues to expand its reach and extends from the interesting missions to the exciting Pearl area. Perfect for a walk and explore. Boat rides... More 

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Dumas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

went on a thr night so not a lot of people....but the weather during the day had been rainy, windy and cold so no water taxi....sad because was looking forward to riding....i ride everytime i am there...it was cold and windy and still wet from the rain but there plenty of people in the bars and restaurants...but there was a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

There is a nice mix of restaurants, shops and hotels. This is rather unique for a city and we really enjoyed it. A short walk from the Alamo.

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