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San Antonio Walks

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Address: 279 Alamo Plaza, Across from front entrance of the Alamo, San Antonio, TX 78205
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San Antonio - Revealed as never before! 8 Top Rated Tours: Missions,...

San Antonio - Revealed as never before! 8 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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Learned lots about San Antonio history

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 January 2017
Washington, DC

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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 take the King William tour a couple of days later. Loved seeing and hearing about... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 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 was the highlight of his visit. (I thought it was my cooking.) It was cool... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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 to our San Antonio experience. If you want to know all there is to know... More 

Thank MarriedACanadian96
Rothesay, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles 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 have knowledge of some of the American history that the guide presumed people would have.... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 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 want to really learn about the subject, not just hear the "usual story" about the... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 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!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 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.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 are interested in more than just the Alamo highlight tours that are common to find,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 because he has done extensive research; therefore, if you have a question, you can bet... More 

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