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San Antonio River

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Address: San Antonio, TX
Phone Number: +1 210-244-5700
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Scenic river winds through the town of San Antonio.

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Tranquil place!

Lovely for walking during lunch time and for the whole family! Most of the year it has great weather and amenities!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely for walking during lunch time and for the whole family! Most of the year it has great weather and amenities!

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Marilla, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Was attending a conference and this was a great location. Many great places to eat and drink along the river walk. Would definitely visit again for a weekend vacation or more.

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Arlington, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the living pulse of the city, with so many restaurants, sites and shops to temp you. Always a must see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We walked the rivers edge early in the morning outside the River Walk area and found it so calm and peaceful.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

You can tell that lots of planning went into this. Lovely, clean and lots of plants; not a concrete jungle. Too many choices for food and not a lot of shops. Worth a visit, but only for a few hrs, then you're done

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Riverwalk is miles of beautifully landscaped accessible walkway that winds through the center of this busy city. You are one flight below the streets . The paths are lined with flowers, trees, waterfall features, and benches. We stepped on at The Pearl and enjoyed miles of beautiful walking before reaching the busy city center area. Along this section the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went for a long couples weekend with my wife. There are tons of great restaurants and bars - had a lot of great meals and still lost a couple of pounds just from all the walking we did. We stayed at the Westin which was a beautiful hotel on the Quiet part of the river walk. It was only a... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The San Antonio River is beautiful and quite tranquil once one is able to escape the crowds. We took a leisurely walk to the locks and were pleasantly surprised by exhibits along the way. A nice escape.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A nice way to stroll in the nature- in the end of the river walk there are some nice sculpture. a beautiful place in the middle of a big city.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Must do boat tour.. A lot of history on the this. Well worth learning about. Very pretty route that several well know persons have visited, filmed on (hint..Miss Cogentiality) , lived near the River.

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