Discover the origins of San Antonio on a sightseeing tour featuring sights including the Alamo, Mission San Jose and the Japanese Sunken Gardens.
- All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
- Comprehensive tour of the city
- All entrance fees included
- Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
You'll visit the Alamo - the most famous spot in Texas, where David Crockett, Colonel William Barrett Travis, Jim Bowie and 186 others died fighting for independence on March 6, 1836.
You'll pass the Spanish Governor's Palace which has been labeled "the most beautiful building in San Antonio" by the National Geographic Society. The palace is furnished with antique pieces and artifacts from the early 1700's.
Take a relaxing riverboat cruise down the beautiful Paseo Del Rio, shaded by towering cypresses, oaks and willows, and bordered by gardens of ornamental foliage.
A visit to historic Market Square is a fun experience. From the famous 24-hour restaurant and bakery, Mi Tierra, to an outstanding art gallery and century-old pharmacy, this is a great place to shop for gifts or to just relax and enjoy a little people watching.
Founded in 1720, Mission San Jose became the largest and best known of the Texas missions, with up to 300 inhabitants at one time. The mission is now fully restored and boasts several unique features including the famous "Rose Window".
The Japanese Sunken Gardens feature winding pebble walkways, stone bridges, a waterfall and tranquil pools among lush gardens. Also enjoy a drive through beautiful Brackenridge Park and by the world-renowned San Antonio Zoo.
Visit Mission Concepcion and be transported back in time to the era of Spanish conquest. Learn how the Spanish developed the mission system within the San Antonio area and Texas and how they and Native Americans lived and worked in the mission era.
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San Antonio Grand Sightseeing Tour
- Boat cruise
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Local taxes
- Entrance fees
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Reviewed by: Nanette M, January 2017
Perry, our guide was very knowledgeable and we learned a bunch about the area. Leaving the driving and just sat back and enjoyed the scenery. Why not?
Reviewed by: Candace L, January 2017
This was the best as it took us to two Missions we may have not got to see other wise plus the tour guide was very helpful. It is a repeat of the Battle of Texas and the River Cruise you get on the Hop On -Hop Off bus tour but I would recommend this tour for your first day. Great overview of San Antonio. The Japenese Gardens were beautiful.