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San Antonio Walks & Drives

279 Alamo Plz, Across from front entrance of the Alamo, San Antonio, TX 78205
+1 888-368-6874
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Great historian

We took the sightseeing tour option. Still lots of history but not just the Alamo. We learned about... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Skillman, New Jersey
via mobile
Superb history tour

My wife and I went on the history tour with guide Gary shortly after arriving in San Antonio for a... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Thomas K
Oxford, North Carolina
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San Antonio - Revealed as never before! 7 Top Rated Tours: Missions, History, Sightseer, Private VIP, King William, Architecture, Teacher's Edition, Food Tours, Cooking Classes. In-depth, unique and fascinating tours of discovery that will alter your perception of San Antonio, Texas History, and the Battle of the Alamo!
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279 Alamo Plz, Across from front entrance of the Alamo, San Antonio, TX 78205
+1 888-368-6874

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We took the sightseeing tour option. Still lots of history but not just the Alamo. We learned about other aspects of San Antonio history as we walked through the center of the city. Especially liked the visit to the interior of the Menger Hotel. Gary...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

My wife and I went on the history tour with guide Gary shortly after arriving in San Antonio for a 6 day stay. An excellent way to get detailed history about the city, from the missions/Alamo to the riverwalk and to the present. I enjoyed...More

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This is the tour if you are a history buff. The website is very clear on this. He builds a great flow of info which if interrupted by questions would lose its continuity. Second visit to San Antonio and finally I got my arms around...More

1  Thank themccullochclan
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Please read the web site and it has the note for people who wants to take the History tour. We requested a easy Sightsee Ver of Gary's tour, but it was for History mania rather than first-time San Antonio visitors. We also took the boat...More

1  Thank MHTropical
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Skip Gary & go to the Alamo. Most of the information was at the Alamo. Gary delivered a lecture. I was quiet when he was talking, but even during transitions, he did not welcome conversation between the lecture. When I asked him a clarifying question,...More

1  Thank sdjsdjacobs
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Gary has incredible knowledge! He shares his knowledge of the events and area in a manner that keeps you wanting to know more. He actually gives a better timeline of the actual events and how it all unfolded.

1  Thank Katleen56
Reviewed 12 April 2017

There are tours and then there's tours. There are tour guides and there's tour guides. Gary and our tour immediately proved to be the latter. Right at the start, with his take on the Alamo, we were bedazzled. You knew what was coming for the...More

Thank fullmeasure2017
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Gary is truly knowledgeable and you learn alot on this tour. He really explains SA history in an interesting way and makes you understand the intricacies of the Alamo battle. This is a must if you love history and want to learn. I would highly...More

Thank Marie-France D
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Our group of four adults and two teenagers took the History tour. Gary was easily able to get and keep everyone's attention for the two hour tour. Everyone (even the teens) agreed that they had learned a lot by the end. Three adults decided to...More

Thank toddmama
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Brought along a visiting cousin from CA, so I thought I could endure a tour of somewhere I've been a hundred times. Wow, was I surprised. Cousin loved it! He felt like he left knowing something about this city he had visited before, said it...More

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17 October 2017|
Response from Thomas K | Reviewed this property |
I received the email in about 24 hours
7 April 2017|
Response from localhistorylovers | Property representative |
Yes, you drive to but disembark and walk the grounds of each Mission.
Barbara R
19 March 2017|
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Response from localhistorylovers | Property representative |
website as listed