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Ranked #1 of 200 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Sports Complexes
Owner description: By appointment only! We strongly recommend booking at least 30 days in advance! Seriously!! San Antonio Western Shooting... more » Owner description: By appointment only! We strongly recommend booking at least 30 days in advance! Seriously!! San Antonio Western Shooting provides a safe, supervised fun Western Shooting Experience using real guns and real bullets. We provide instruction in the safe handling shooting of all guns. No experience necessary! You will have the opportunity to shoot reproductions of guns such as the Colt 1873 Peacemaker pistol in a western setting. When you get used to those guns we will have you shoot the double barreled shotgun. Shooters will shoot about 75 rounds and it will take about 3 hours, the cost is $130 per person. All of our shooting sessions are by appointment only! Sorry, no "fast draw" or "twirling" of guns is permitted. Absolutely no alcoholic beverages are permitted onsite. Guests may bring observers at no extra cost. See our website and Facebook page for more information. Unruly children will be sold to the Comanche. « less
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Ranked #2 of 200 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Missions; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; National Parks; Trails; Historic Sites
Historical area that stretches nine miles and contains four important 18th-century missions.
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Ranked #3 of 200 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Theaters
Built in 1929, this movie theater is beautifully ornate, featuring a domed ceiling painted with stars and clouds.
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Ranked #4 of 200 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Missions; Historic Sites
Owner description: Founded in 1720, this Spanish frontier mission, the largest of the five San Antonio missions, is best known for its rose... more » Owner description: Founded in 1720, this Spanish frontier mission, the largest of the five San Antonio missions, is best known for its rose window. On Sundays, this Texas and U.S. National historic site offers a mariachi mass. « less
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Ranked #5 of 200 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #6 of 200 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Golf Courses
Owner description: Designed by Arnold Palmer, this public 18-hole championship course, at Par-71 and 6,926 yards, is set dramatically over 250... more » Owner description: Designed by Arnold Palmer, this public 18-hole championship course, at Par-71 and 6,926 yards, is set dramatically over 250 acres in the Texas Hill Country. « less
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Ranked #7 of 200 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Trails

The Riverwalk is a MUST DO in San Antonio! Although the main downtown area is only a 1 mile circuit, the developed section of the river extends much further north and south, all... more »

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Ranked #8 of 200 attractions in San Antonio
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Ranked #9 of 200 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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Ranked #10 of 200 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Religious Sites

The original San Fernando Church was constructed between 1738 and 1749.  The walls of the church now form the Cathedral’s sanctuary.  Therefore, San Fernando Cathedral is the... more »

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Ranked #11 of 200 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Bodies of Water
Scenic river winds through the town of San Antonio.
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Ranked #12 of 200 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: A pedestrian route that starts at the Alamo and winds nine miles along the San Antonio River passing four other historical... more » Owner description: A pedestrian route that starts at the Alamo and winds nine miles along the San Antonio River passing four other historical missions. « less
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Ranked #13 of 200 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Missions
Owner description: This 200-year-old Franciscan mission at the very heart of the Mission Trail was originally built against claims of French... more » Owner description: This 200-year-old Franciscan mission at the very heart of the Mission Trail was originally built against claims of French colonization. « less
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Ranked #14 of 200 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Gardens
A wide range of plants from Texas and around the world spread out over 33 acres.
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Ranked #15 of 200 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Art Museums
A huge Mediterranean-style mansion that houses over 10,000 paintings, sculptures and prints.
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Ranked #16 of 200 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Caverns/ Caves; Geologic Formations
Owner description: Come on down (way down) at the largest underground attraction in Texas! Daily guided tours allow guests to explore large... more » Owner description: Come on down (way down) at the largest underground attraction in Texas! Daily guided tours allow guests to explore large underground chambers and see huge formations. The largest room is bigger than a football field. Above ground, discover rocks, minerals, and rough-cut gems at the Natural Bridge Mining Company Sluice. The Canopy Challenge will test your agility on over 40 different obstacles while you are on our 4 story, 60 foot high Adventure Course. Then you can fly across the scenic Texas Hill Country on our zip-lines! (Canopy Challenge is open daily but weather dependent.) « less
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Ranked #17 of 200 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: The San Antonio Museum of Art is housed in a historic brewery along the banks of the Museum Reach of the Riverwalk. SAMA... more » Owner description: The San Antonio Museum of Art is housed in a historic brewery along the banks of the Museum Reach of the Riverwalk. SAMA offers important permanent collections of Egyptian, Greek and Roman antiquities, Asian art, Latin American art, contemporary art and American paintings. The museum offers a variety of programs and a cafe. Our admission prices are: Members - free. Adults - $10 Seniors 65+ - $7 Students and Military (with ID) - $5 Children 12 and under - free. Our free hours every week are: Tuesdays from 4 - 9 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m.- noon « less
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Ranked #18 of 200 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Monuments/ Statues
Owner description: The 18th-century mission church where Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie and 188 others waged their last stand against the Mexican army... more » Owner description: The 18th-century mission church where Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie and 188 others waged their last stand against the Mexican army for Texas independence has become a state symbol. The most famous historical site in Texas, the mission has been restored to its original condition and offers tours, relics of the past, and a gift shop with memorabilia for history enthusiasts. « less
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Ranked #19 of 200 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Gardens; Theaters
Owner description: Originally a rock quarry, part of the tea garden came from a donation by George W. Brackenridge and another section from Emma... more » Owner description: Originally a rock quarry, part of the tea garden came from a donation by George W. Brackenridge and another section from Emma Koehler. In 1915 Ray Lambert, city parks commissioner, thought it would make a nice location for a lily pond. Ultimately, it grew to become a tea garden. The latest renovations began in 2007 and cost about $1.6 million, compared with the $7,000 Lambert originally spent to open the park. It is a Registered Texas Historic Landmark and on the National Register of Historic Places. « less
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Ranked #20 of 200 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Golf Courses
A very challenging golf course and school. The highest spot within the San Antonio city limits is the tee box at hole eleven.
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Ranked #21 of 200 attractions in San Antonio
Category: History Museums; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
This museum is dedicated to the contributions of different ethnic groups in Texas.
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Ranked #22 of 200 attractions in San Antonio
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Ranked #23 of 200 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Missions
A Franciscan Mission seen along the Mission Trail.
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Ranked #24 of 200 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Parks
Owner description: There are two things just about every child in San Antonio has done — visited Brackenridge Park and taken a ride on the... more » Owner description: There are two things just about every child in San Antonio has done — visited Brackenridge Park and taken a ride on the Brackenridge Eagle Miniature Train. It'll take you on a scenic tour of the park, so you can rest your feet and enjoy the ride. It is also one of the longest miniature train rides in the world, covering 3.2 miles of track and taking guests to many stops around the park such as the zoo, sunken gardens, and the Witte Museum. « less
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Ranked #25 of 200 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Military Bases/ Facilities
Home to a well-known medical research facility and an important source of income for the community.
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Ranked #26 of 200 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Parks
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Ranked #27 of 200 attractions in San Antonio
Category: History Museums
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Ranked #28 of 200 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Neighborhoods; Historic Sites
Owner description: Settled by wealthy German merchants in the late 1800s, San Antonio's first suburb consists of 25 blocks of historic mansions... more » Owner description: Settled by wealthy German merchants in the late 1800s, San Antonio's first suburb consists of 25 blocks of historic mansions set amid lovely landscaping. « less
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Ranked #29 of 200 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Convention Centers
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Ranked #30 of 200 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Missions
Franciscan Mission established in 1731 and an historical attraction along the Mission Trail in San Antonio.
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