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San Antonio River

San Antonio, TX
+1 210-244-5700
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Scenic river winds through the town of San Antonio.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat ride” (210 reviews)
“the pearl” (84 reviews)
LOCATION
San Antonio, TX
Downtown
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+1 210-244-5700
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"boat ride"
in 210 reviews
"the pearl"
in 84 reviews
"shops and restaurants"
in 68 reviews
"water taxi"
in 49 reviews
"people watching"
in 63 reviews
"both sides"
in 39 reviews
"street level"
in 44 reviews
"downtown area"
in 41 reviews
"nice walk"
in 44 reviews
"christmas lights"
in 40 reviews
"stroll"
in 169 reviews
"boats"
in 158 reviews
"barge"
in 80 reviews
"trees"
in 90 reviews
"ducks"
in 64 reviews
"taxis"
in 52 reviews
"cruise"
in 94 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I'm not sure what distinguishes the river from the Riverwalk since the entire river within the city seems to have paved sidewalks on both sides of it. It's really more of a pond than a river 95% of the time. The only time when the...More

Thank dskid
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Reviewed 4 days ago

San Antonio is one of my families favorite vacation spots. We love the river walk and find it very relaxing. There is all kinds of history, food, and things to do along the river walk. I was slightly disappointed this trip because we had our...More

Thank bettslekisha
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Took a boat ride on the river from Rio Tours. Our guide J.C was funny and informative. A nice way to spend 45 minutes.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Well it is a nice experience and has been extended at the North end of the river behind the Pearl Brewery shopping Center. I would not walk on the dark unlighted parts of the river late at night or park in a dark place without...More

Thank atr2b1218
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Walking along the San Antonio River is a relaxing trip and invites one to slow down and forget the stress. It was very clean along the sidewalk and enjoyable.

Thank Diane B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want a spot just to stroll, take in some nature and no shops along the way this is the spot for you. I took the hop on hop off to the Pearl and then walked back along the San Antonio River. Lots for...More

Thank Gordon S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is beautiful and relaxing with plenty of choice of cafes dining and bars Difficult to describe, it’s a very well done river walk along a basin man made around the original river in the late 1930’s. Beautiful tree lined river walk interspersed with water...More

Thank jeremy l
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Riverwalk is a wonderful area to get some exercise while checking out shops and restaurants. I can get crazy busy when an event is in town, so pick your days and your hours carefully. It is a bit of a maze until you get...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a 35 minute boat tour and it was relatively inexpensive ($9.00 for Seniors), and very enjoyable. San Antonio has has done a great job with this area, and they should be proud. Very clean, well landscaped, good restaurants, and they have kept the...More

1  Thank goodsdad
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The San Antonio Riverwalk roves around through downtown San Antonio. It offers many hotels, restaurants, and bars to peruse and enjoy. I would suggest taking a boatride that travels throughout the river area in order to acquaint yourself with all there is to do in...More

Thank Donna E
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Lynetric R
4 May 2017|
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Response from Poindextergoodfellow | Reviewed this property |
$10.00 and the best money you'll spend there. If you are there during Christmas the ride is awesome!!!!
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Randall W
3 April 2016|
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Response from Truman3 | Reviewed this property |
I remember it taking about 1 hour.
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Angela R
25 June 2015|
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Response from Unni2006 | Reviewed this property |
There are many entry points. The entrance near the Aloma and shopping mall parking could be ideal. Normally on holidays you will find it difficult to get parking space. As long as you can walk to the water taxi start point... More
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