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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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We were in San Antonio over Thanksgiving weekend and took three of Gary's tours - history, Missions... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2016
MarriedACanadian96
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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History heavy, light on humour

While the description for this tour emphasized that it was a serious history tour, our group was... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2016
dmwells
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Rothesay, Canada
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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
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+1 888-368-6874

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Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We were in San Antonio over Thanksgiving weekend and took three of Gary's tours - history, Missions and King William. Each tour was very different but they were all very informative and enjoyable. We could not choose a favorite as they each added so much...More

Thank MarriedACanadian96
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

While the description for this tour emphasized that it was a serious history tour, our group was nonetheless taken aback by the intensity. It truly is for those who want an in depth history lesson on this part of Texas. As Canadians we did not...More

Thank dmwells
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The highlight of our visit to San Antonio! Beautiful walk with so many restaurants. Be prepared to get a little turned around sometimes. Apparently after Thanksgiving they turn on festive lighting which I'm sure is amazing.

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Reviewed 23 June 2016

My wife and I took the History, Architecture, and King William walking tours, as well as the Mission driving tour and had a great time. These are not your typical "run of the mill" tourist walking tours. They are "in depth" tours, for folks who...More

2  Thank AJR88
Reviewed 6 March 2016

My wife and I had a very limited amount of time in San Antonio. Gary listened to our needs and customized a condensed and combined tour of the Alamo, the missions and the King William district just for us. Take the VIP tour, it's great!

2  Thank JohnBrash
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

A wonderful stroll with Gary. What a refreshing, different take on the history of the city. Prior to the tour we had breakfast at The Guenther House. It was a great combination.

Thank Marianne H
Reviewed 21 January 2016

This was my third time taking the Historical Tour with Gary. Every time I come to San Antonio, I try to do one of his tours, and every time I bring someone, we do the Historical Tour. For those who are really into history and...More

1  Thank Heather G
Reviewed 21 January 2016

By far, Gary's tour is the BEST tour of San Antonio! My sister and I took the Historic Tour and even though this was my sister's fifth tour with him, we both learned so much from his wealth of knowledge. He clearly knows his stuff...More

Thank Gina S
Reviewed 21 January 2016

We were very fortunate to find the San Antonio Walks missions tour as this company seems to fly under the radar - we have no earthly idea as to why!? Our guide Gary was as good as they get. He was able to portray the...More

Thank April B
Reviewed 30 December 2015

My husband, adult daughter, and I visited San Antonio for the first time in early December. We did not know much about the history of San Antonio or Texas, so we decided to sign up for the History Tour. It is a two hour, information-packed...More

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GrandmaD411210
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Response from Thomas K | Reviewed this property |
I received the email in about 24 hours
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MetsFan51
7 April 2017|
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Response from localhistorylovers | Property representative |
Yes, you drive to but disembark and walk the grounds of each Mission.
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Barbara R
19 March 2017|
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