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San Antonio River

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Address: San Antonio, TX
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Scenic river winds through the town of San Antonio.

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Enjoyed walking along the riverwalk. Plenty of places to shop and eat. Not far from alamo about seven blocks. Visited house of horrors also a few churches.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Enjoyed walking along the riverwalk. Plenty of places to shop and eat. Not far from alamo about seven blocks. Visited house of horrors also a few churches.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are other river walks through the US, but San Antonio, Tx is the top of them all. A MUST See..

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Ramsbottom, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Myself and a colleague were visiting the Alamo recently. The river walk is just across the street. The river walk is nice and clean, it's a great place to relax and maybe get something to eat or drink. There is a great selection of bars and restaurants to choose from. We went in mad dogs English themed bar/restaurant had a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We walked one rainy cold (49*!!! in Texas!!) day from the Hotel Emma in the new Pearl District all the way downtown to the Alamo. I have to say there is some interesting piece of artwork or historical information or point of interest the entire way so not only did we get a nice walk by the river but were... More 

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Edinburg, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In the past a river boat ride in San Antonio was fun but super hot and noisy. We took a Sunday morning boat taxi in March that was delightful and learned there is a LOCK! Who knew?

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Peachtree City, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It surprises me you don't see more folks in the water with as narrow as some of the areas are. There are very few rails and with the vendors against the wall you have to be careful and pay attention of where you and others are going. It was very nice on a spring night.

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of shops, restaurants and people watching. The river walk extends along both sides of the canal and provides a lot of visual stimulation as you meander along the river, sunken a story beneath street level. I have never seen anyone step off into the water, but there is little protection from doing so if one is not watching where... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

North part by Zoo south to Museum of Art wry different then southern part. North part is very soothing to walk. Bit by-yourself but did see SA police barge. Restored buildings (to a new & different purpose) gentrify the area. A block in, blight can be seen but that will change with the renewal. Ex: Old Lone Star Brewery buildings... More 

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The river seems more of a canal than a river, but is loaded on each side with restaurants and shops, and is certainly the heart of San Antonio's night life. Can't go to San Antonio without a trip to River Walk.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, where to start... restaurants with food out of this world... take the boat ride down the river its great. Stay in a hotel on the river walk, the Alamo is not far, got to stop in Dirty Mary's pup, just touched on a few things .... GO!

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