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Review of San Antonio River

San Antonio River
Ranked #13 of 286 things to do in San Antonio
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Owner description: Scenic river winds through the town of San Antonio.
Reviewed 15 February 2013

The kids really liked the boat ride. The tour guide made it really fun and interesting. It was definitely worth the money. You will learn that some parts of the river canals where created to prevent flooding of the city. There are some locks that up until this day are used. You will also be able to see where some of the battles of the Alamo. There are many restaurants along the the river walk. You can certainly spend the day here.

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Reviewed 11 February 2013

This is a lovely place for people watching and stretching the legs a bit. There are several restaurants - from lively to quietly romantic. Boats cruising by add to the vacation mood. On Saturday night, the crowd was spirited. Security was tight, but I might have felt a bit uneasy if traveling solo.

1  Thank Jan P
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Reviewed 7 February 2013

The trees and flowers are beautiful, the water clean, and there is just enough laughter and chatter in the air to keep it fun without being overwhelming. The ducks and birds add to the serenity, and I love the boats traveling by. Nothing negative to share.

1  Thank LeslieBeld
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Reviewed 7 February 2013

great for an afternoon stroll; take the boat ride to get perspective, learn a little, scope out where you want to dine!

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Reviewed 6 February 2013

It is a lovely secluded area, which was fantastic to discover on the first day, but also just go for long walks at the week end. Plenty of restaurants and very pleasant also.

Have not done the boat which looked a tad too touristic for me.

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