San Antonio Riverwalk & Torch of Friendship, Gift of Mexico

San Antonio: The Grand Historic City Tour - Part 1 Half-day (A.M.) with Lunch Included

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WHY YOU SHOULD GO

This is Part 1 of a 2 part grand overview of San Antonio, it's 300 year history, confluence of cultures and architecture

Highlights

Tour includes detailed history of the confluence of cultures that make San Antonio unique. Includes exciting narrative w/sound effects about historical sites & and significant events. Play Texas Trivia. See/hear the history of: Hemisfair Park; La Villita; Briscoe Western Art Museum; Sunset Station; St. Paul Square - Blues & Jazz in San Antonio; Paris Hatters; Theatre district; Buckhorn Saloon & Hall of Horns; San Fernando Cathedral; Main Plaza & Plaza de Armas; Spanish Governor's Palace; Lunch at El Mercado - Largest Mexican market in U.S.; Ends at The Alamo or El Mercado (Guest's choice).

Inclusions

Lunch at El Mercado

Exclusions

Gratuities for Lunch server, Tour Guide and/or Driver are not included San Antonio: The Grand Historic City Tour - Part 2 (A.M.)

Please Note

This interesting & exciting tour gives our guests a broad overview of the history, culture and architecture of San Antonio's city center and nearby sites. There are 3 stops. Part 2 is not included - but can be packaged with Part 1 at a discount; See: San Antonio: The Grand Historic Tour - Full Day

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Sep 29 2017
Very interesting, full of history! Anthony really knows everything there is to know. It was raining and everyone else had canceled but still they took me out for the full tour! Great sense of humor!
May 31 2016
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ITINERARY

This city tour is Part 1 of an optional 2 part tour. It is the perfect way to get a grand overview of old San Antonio, its rich history & culture. Your experience starts downtown: see Hemisfair Park, original La Villita; downtown architecture, Briscoe western art museum, Sunset Station; St. Paul Square; Paris Hatters; theatre district; Buckhorn Saloon and Hall of Horns, Briscoe Western Art Museum, Alamodome; Rivercenter Mall; Alamo Plaza & historic hotels; Paris Hatters; theatre district; Buckhorn Saloon & Hall of Horns; Geekdom; JFK Parade Route on the day before his assassination; Gunter Hotel - and the history of bluesman Robert Johnson's rare recordings in San Antonio; San Fernando Catherdral; Main Plaza; Plaza de Armas; City Hall; Tobin Performing Arts Center; Southwest School of Art; Red Enchilada - Central Library; Lunch at El Mercado - old Mexican market. Play Texas Trivia along the way. Tour ends at the Alamo or El Mercado (guest's choice).
Gray Line will pick you up at select downtown hotels. Make arrangements 12 hours in advance.
Tour details history of central city including: Hemisfair Park, original La Villita; downtown architecture, Sunset Station; St. Paul Square; Paris Hatters; theatre district; Briscoe Western Art Museum, Alamodome; Rivercenter Mall; Alamo Plaza & historic hotels; Buckhorn Saloon & Hall of Horns; Geekdom; San Fernando Catherdral; Main Plaza; Plaza de Armas; City Hall; Tobin Performing Arts Center; Southwest School of Art; Red Enchilada - Central Library; San Francesco di Paola - Italian Neighborhood; lunch at El Mercado - old Mexican market. Play Texas Trivia along the way. Tour ends at the Alamo or El Mercado (guest's choice).

Pickup & Starting Points

Please see detailed pickup and starting point information when you complete your booking.