If you're a first time visitor to San Antonio, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but it may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about attractions in San Antonio.
Here are some of the most recommended attractions in San Antonio.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about attractions:
"After you visit the Riverwalk and The Alamo, go to the McNay Art Museum, admission is free on Thursdays afternoon, and on the first Sunday of the month." See More
"While in San Antonio see The San Antonio River Walk, The Alamo, San Antonio Market Square (largest Mexican market outside of Mexico), eat at Mi Tierra Cafe y Panaderia while at the market, but if the lines are huge buy some Mexican candy from the panaderia & head to some street vendors for some elote (corn), frito pie, a raspa (frozen ice) & an agua fresca." See More
"The Alamo, San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, Natural Bridge Caverns, Texas State Capitol, Congress Avenue Bridge, Fredericksburg (Texas) and Lockhart are good places to visit." See More
"The San Antonio River Walk, Alamo Plaza, San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Visitor Center, Japanese Tea Gardens, Botanical Gardens, Pearl Brewery, La Cantera Parkway and you cannot miss eating and drinking at the Market Square Lot, Mi Tierra Cafe y Panaderia!" See More
"Also, across I-10 from La Cantera, is The Rim Shopping Center, a huge shopping center with big movie theater, a Bass Pro, JC Penney, many other stores and probably half a dozen great restaurants (including Maggiano's, BJ's, Red Robin, Mimi's Cafe, TGI Friday's, Stonewerks, just to name a few of the great options)." See More
"check out the McNay Art Museum if you have your student id still, its free." See More
"It is not far (20 min) to excellent shopping at La Cantera & Loop 1604 w Access R which is also next door to Six Flags Fiesta Texas." See More
"There are four other missions in San Antonio that you can visit at the San Antonio Missions National Historic Park." See More
"A couple of other good choices the Tower of the Americas and the Ripley's Believe It or Not (downtown, but I forget the actual name)." See More
"It is close to great restaurants, shopping and you can visit Pearl Farmers Market & take a water to the Riverwalk." See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from San Antonio locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about San Antonio.
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