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  • NelsonPuttick
    Quitman, TX4 contributions
    Lots of life in a safe environment where everyone seemed to be there for food and fun. The boat ride and guide were great.
    Written June 23, 2022
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  • bric14
    Texas15 contributions
    Great experience start to finish! Bought tickets online, entire staff coming in was very friendly and helpful. Group was a perfect size, and our tour guide David was awesome! My 11 y/o daughter truly enjoyed leaning about the caverns and we highly recommend this as a family outing!
    Written June 25, 2022
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  • Christi H
    Lake Ridge, VA40 contributions
    The Alamo is free. You do not need tickets to get on the grounds, but you do need to go on the Alamo website before arriving and reserve a free time slot to get into the church (if you are interested in viewing that).
    There is a movie in the outer wall of the Alamo (to the left of the church after going in the gate). It is about 17 mins long that is worth watching.

    There are some large carp in the stream on the grounds (if you happen to bring some bread/food it may be fun to feed them).

    Across from the Alamo there is a decent taco resteraunt.

    Have fun!
    Written June 25, 2022
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  • liu y
    1 contribution
    During the holiday mymother and I went to the japan got there by air and that took about two hours and we stayed there for four days Itwas sunny an hot The first day we went to Disdneyland and saw fireworks these trip is rich and tired The scond day we went to shopping and ate a lot of delicous food It was fantastic trip
    Written June 24, 2022
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  • PurpleAnkh
    Fort Washington, MD213 contributions
    I am fascinated by the historical significance and the architecture of the mission. I did the mission as part of a half day tour and the visit was awesome. I liked being able to visit the exhibits and seeing some of the original plans such as the living quarters for the residents when the mission was active.
    Written June 24, 2022
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  • Phil Clarkston
    Saint Louis, MO209 contributions
    Phil here again, me and the Misses planned a day to visit the San Antonio Missions Historical Park. If you are a history lover you will enjoy seeing the Missions and reading and learning the history of each location. Plan a day and don’t be in a hurry because there is so much to see.

    You start at the trail at Acequias where you see how they developed an irrigation system for their survival. From there you travel to Mission Espada, and yes you park and walk around each mission and there is so much to learn. Third stop is Mission San Juan, and you will learn that each Mission has its unique characteristics and history.

    Fourth stop is Mission San Jose. This is in my opinion the favorite stop on the tour. The architecture here is unbelievable. Fifth stop is Mission Concepcion, check out the painting on the ceiling when you walk around the property. The last stop on the mission trail is Mission San Antonio, otherwise known as The Alamo. I suggest reading up on the Mission Trail before you go and enjoy a little history lesson while you’re in San Antonio.
    Written June 28, 2022
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  • Robert F
    3 contributions
    So much to see. So many different kinds of flowers and trees-all on a very nice trail throughout. You can see rainforests in enclosed glass terrariums, an amazing lake right in the middle this this place-don't miss it as it's on a dirt trail. Old cabins and workshops..Well worth the visit-been there many times.
    Written June 22, 2022
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  • Becca
    Appleton, WI85 contributions
    It's a neat zoo with free parking and a good selection of animals that appeared well-taken care of. Restrooms were pretty gross though and the water fountains weren't great either, so plan on bringing adequate hydration or paying for bottled beverages of some kind. We enjoyed the day and saw lots of neat stuff. Worth a visit, but we thought the Houston Zoo was much nicer. But in fairness to the San Antonio Zoo, the Houston Zoo is absolutely amazing and very difficult to compete with.
    Written June 16, 2022
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  • Elisa P
    Austin TX174 contributions
    This is a medium-sized museum along Breckenridge Park on Broadway close to the downtown. We spent 2 hours. The museum focuses on Texas reptiles and animals. The museum well done with professional displays including written explanations and interactive videos. There are some historic buildings in back as well as a children's area. The latter has a tree house with a nice view of the park. The museum is worth the dinosaur exhibit alone. And, right now, there is a special poison exhibit. It costs extra but is very interesting, exploring poison from different angles. Note that the exhibit is very dark, simulating the Amazon, so we used our phone flashlights to read the text. Be sure to look for the interactive magical poison book at the end of the exhibit. Also visit the gift shop. It has imaginative products at prices better than Amazon.
    Written June 19, 2022
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  • Candice F
    55 contributions
    We were here on June 14,2022. It was pretty awesome. My son rode tons of rides (some multiple times). The lines weren’t long at all. My little one had a ball in the kid’s area. The rides were just her size and very entertaining. I only ran into one problem with the photo key pass. It’s $40 for digital access to all of your photos. The photo area was closed and I was directed to the SeaWorld store. There was only one person manning the station and he didn’t seem very knowledgeable. It took him forever and he made me late getting back to my bus. When I checked my email for access to my photos, not only was I missing several of my family’s pictures, but I actually had photos of another family in my account. I called and called but there was no way to get in touch with them so I had to use the “contact us” form on the website. I’m very disappointed since it was my son’s birthday. Hopefully I’ll hear back from someone. If not, I’ll dispute it with my bank. All in all, I would return.
    Written June 16, 2022
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  • Jan S
    1 contribution
    Beautiful cathedral inside and out! The light show was amazing! We were also able to see the Cathedral from the balcony of our hotel!
    Written June 24, 2022
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  • Robert F
    3 contributions
    We hit 3 of the missions-all very fascinating, easy to get around. No charge for anything except if you want to rent bikes-which I do not advocate. Too much traffic on dangerous winding roads. Plenty of parking
    Written June 22, 2022
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  • CodyDC
    Washington DC, DC5,459 contributions
    I stopped by on a Saturday late afternoon, but the line was long, so I skipped. I came back on a Sunday and there was no line, so was able to go to the top without really any wait except for the elevator coming back down. Same when it was time to back down. The views are nice, but I went in the late afternoon so the brightness of the sun was impacting the views towards the west with sunny haze. The glass surrounding the observation deck are also dirty and scratchy, so it sort of impacted my photos as well as the view finder would sometimes focus on the dirt. It got very windy up with the wind blowing people's hat off, so hold on tight for things that might get blown away.
    Written May 20, 2022
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  • Trgrin
    39 contributions
    We enjoyed our visit. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Great place to go with young children. Feeding and touching the animals bring a new experience that you don’t get at other locations.
    Written May 26, 2022
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  • Stacey C
    Lenexa, KS95 contributions
    This has been on my bucket list for years and finally went there. Such a lovely area of San Antonio and much different atmosphere than the touristy part of riverwalk. Can't wait to return.
    Written May 26, 2022
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