Travel Blogs from San Antonio, United States

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Day Twenty-Three, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Day Twenty-Three

A travel blog entry by happywayfarer

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... characteristic of most tourist traps is highly overrated. The Riverwalk is well landscaped but is essentially just a sidewalk along the San Antonio River bordered by numerous chain restaurants and a few shops selling T-shirts and shot glasses. You can go ...

We scored Fiesta!, San Antonio, United States travel blog

We scored Fiesta!

A travel blog entry by petkatravels

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... diorama of The Alamo with recorded stories about people there like Davies Crockett were great. There are several missions to visit in San Antonio. The first mission became The Alamo.Jimmy drove us all out to where the other missions are and we decided to ...

Austin ,  Fredricksburg and San Antonio, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Austin , Fredricksburg and San Antonio

A travel blog entry by adeline

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... deer. The roads are quiet twisty and are susceptible to floods (see photo of water guage on side of roads)! San Antonio is 40miles south, on arrival we have considerable difficulty finding reasonably priced accomadation. Eventually settle in a Super 8 ...

Alamo n Riverwalk, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Alamo n Riverwalk

A travel blog entry by cth-road

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If you thought Houston is laid-back then come to San Antonio. Spanish-Mexican tranquility in a 2 million city. San Antonio is the the number one city-travel destination in Texas due to its unique ambiance. According to Will Rogers there are "four unique ...

San Antonio'nun nehirleri akar, biz bakariz., San Antonio, United States travel blog

San Antonio'nun nehirleri akar, biz bakariz.

A travel blog entry by tugbaemregezide

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... degil, buzdolabi. Kadinin uyariyi yapmasinin bir nedeni varmis meger. Neysepek uyuyamadan 4 saatimiz ucup gidiveriyor. Iste San Antonio'dayiz. Otelimize esyalari birakip hemen kanala dogruyola cikiyoruz. Burada insanlar ekstra guleryuzlu ve nazik ...

Remember The Alamo!, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Remember The Alamo!

A travel blog entry by philippajane86

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... also Spanish-speaking and announced our arrival in his native tongue, but failed to use any English afterwards, fortunately I recognised the words San Antonio and got off to collect my bag.  I was soon at the next bus stop talking to a toothless ...

A Day of Rest...Not so Much, San Antonio, United States travel blog

A Day of Rest...Not so Much

A travel blog entry by cliffandellyn

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... we head further west for a night in Fort Stockton, Texas. There were so many other places we might have visited during our stay in San Antonio but we were very satisfied and pleased to see what we had on our to-do list in perfectly spectacular ...

Up to the Big City..., San Antonio, United States travel blog

Up to the Big City...

A travel blog entry by ralphieboyo

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We actually left early today to get a good start on touring San Antonio.  We drove Sooby to the city and parked in an all day lot for $8.00.  Then we used the Droid to find our way to the River Walk.  We had some breakfast at a nice little ...

A Nice Short Drive Today...., San Antonio, United States travel blog

A Nice Short Drive Today....

A travel blog entry by ralphieboyo

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We left Castroville this morning and drove the 25 miles or so to an RV Park just south of the city.  San Antone is over a million people these days, so it was a bit exciting getting here.  The Park is close to the River Walk, so we chose it for ...

A Beautiful Day at the Missions, San Antonio, United States travel blog

A Beautiful Day at the Missions

A travel blog entry by cliffandellyn

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... San Juan when we arrived in San Antonio, our plan for Saturday was to visit the remaining four missions that comprise the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park and the Espada Aqueduct.   We had an absolutely beautiful day for it. Moving from ...

Remember the what?, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Remember the what?

A travel blog entry by ralphieboyo

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... was the spiritual center for the early Canary Islanders who immagrated here early on.  These were Spanish folks who relocated to San Antonio. It's an attractive church and has been active from that time on.  In one of the chapels are buried the ...

The Alamo and Riverwalk, San Antonio, United States travel blog

The Alamo and Riverwalk

A travel blog entry by gstfire

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I left Midland heading to San Antonio around 9 this morning and found out that Texas is not as flat as I thought it was. Between Midland and San Angelo along route 158 are small mountains made up of mainly rock, sand and brush. Then I got into the hill ...

I'll think of an appropriate title later, San Antonio, United States travel blog

I'll think of an appropriate title later

A travel blog entry by glawler

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... now I have to get back onto the train for another over-24-hour train ride. --- So, what do I think of these LA and San Antonio? I'm going to reserve judgement on both of them as I clearly didn't spend enough time in either to get any sense of what ...

Lone Star State..., San Antonio, United States travel blog

Lone Star State...

A travel blog entry by fatkidfrogs

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... I lived in Texas as a child but I didn't appreciate the history of it all back then. "Remember the Alamo!" Another highlight of San Antonio is the Riverwalk. For years, I remember my parents raving about a shop selling the best sherbert ever and it was my ...

Puebla - Valle - Monterrey - San Antonio, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Puebla - Valle - Monterrey - San Antonio

A travel blog entry by nz2uk

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... , overlooking this sparkling Monterrey quenching our thirst with margaritas and tequilas. Minus the worms. Monday 5th July. Monterrey - San Antonio. 480ks. From Monterrey to the Mexican/US border we travelled 234ks through flat unproductive scrubland. And ...

No more snow :<), San Antonio, United States travel blog

No more snow :<)

A travel blog entry by 2hunters

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December 17th Well, what a night, after clear clean roads and sunshine all the way to Denver, we were reintroduced to winter just as we entered Oklahoma. The snow was coming down good, covering roads, filling motels, and waking up snow plough drivers. ...

The Stats, San Antonio, United States travel blog

The Stats

A travel blog entry by lorievans

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The Ride: The Orient Express, a point-to-point bicycle tour beginning July 7th in Paris and ending August 25th in Istanbul, Turkey. Number of riding days: 39 Number of rest days:11 Number of countries visited: 7 Total miles: 2200 Average daily mileage: ...

Enjoy the San Antonio Botanical Garden, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Enjoy the San Antonio Botanical Garden

A travel blog entry by tendashseven

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It's a beautiful sunny and warm early February day – just like Spring. What better way to spend a few hours than exploring an amazing botanical garden, stalking the wildlife and enjoying the unusual and historic buildings and their contents? The ...

Approaching San Antonio, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Approaching San Antonio

A travel blog entry by mcalla2000

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... anyone who is familiar with the the South Shore and Babylon line of the LIRR.  Amazingly, this entire stretch from Houston to San Antonio is like going along one big, four hour stretch of Sunrise Highway.  The track goes on a straight, flat ...

Final Four, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Final Four

A travel blog entry by akbar

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... , I was on a pretty cool odyssey. Sports Note: (rounds 1 & 2 in Raleigh, rounds 3 & 4 in Charlotte, Final 4 in San Antonio). Rnd 1 - NC over Mt St Maries, Davidson over Gonzaga, Gtown over UMBC, & Arkansas over Indiana) Rnd 2 - NC ...

San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo, San Antonio, United States travel blog

San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo

A travel blog entry by tendashseven

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When we arrived in San Antonio, we were unaware that our planned departure would be just days prior to the start of the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo. We immediately extended our stay by a week so we could check that out! This annual event is one of ...

All the fajitas and margaritas y'all can handle!, San Antonio, United States travel blog

All the fajitas and margaritas y'all can handle!

A travel blog entry by cybelle

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... - wearing my coat on most days was a choice I deeply regretted, especially once we'd done our 11 block walk into the city! But since San Antonio had little else to offer, we booked a day trip out to Austin. When they say, "keep Austin weird", they're not ...

Another Great Stay in San Antonio, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Another Great Stay in San Antonio

A travel blog entry by stellarachaella

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When in Texas you can find the oasis that is San Antonio. We had yet another great stay. We had a full day to spend trapsing around. First we stopped by the little tourist market to look for souvenirs. Later we went to the Chinese Tea Garden to catch up ...

The Alamo, San Antonio, United States travel blog

The Alamo

A travel blog entry by katrinaandtim

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... wanted. The Alamo was quite busy and hard to see everything. Once we returned to the bus we headed to mission San Jose and mission Concepcion. Before visiting the marketplace. Once we returned to the hotel we organised Chinese for dinner. Tomorrow we ...

LSCOL Day 8 - Buda, TX to San Antonio to Houston, San Antonio, United States travel blog

LSCOL Day 8 - Buda, TX to San Antonio to Houston

A travel blog entry by cindysellsjohns

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... we ALL enjoyed. Our Local sponsors included: South Texas Blood & Tissue Center TOSA Texas Organ Sharing Alliance Saturn of San Antonio Rolling Oaks Mall Things began to wind down and everyone started heading outside to get things sorted out to ...

Sober? in San Antonio, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Sober? in San Antonio

A travel blog entry by stellarachaella

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... bar and took seats next to us. Earl and Terry. It didn't take long to strike up a conversation, after all people in San Antonio are just friendly. Terry claimed to be the designated driver, but Earl introduced himself as Terry's designated drunk. We ...

Missions Possible, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Missions Possible

A travel blog entry by tendashseven

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In the 18th century, Spanish priests established five Catholic missions along the San Antonio River. The systems instituted by the friars led to an ethnically diverse society that continues to influence the area. Today, the five missions (Mission San ...

Day 18: where did all the cowboys go, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Day 18: where did all the cowboys go

A travel blog entry by catblake34

... Texan Hill Country town, which also served incredibly good cinnamon rolls. It was only an hour and a bit's drive from there to San Antonio. This was mostly a fairly quiet drive down the equivalent of a B road. However, towards the end, with little ...

Don't mess with Texas, Dallas/San Antonio, United States travel blog

Don't mess with Texas

A travel blog entry by deb93

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... for 1 little highway sign that reads, "This way to the The Alamo"? I mean, c'mon - why else is anyone coming to San Antonio?!?!?!? But, after some navigational issues, we made it to San Antonio - some how Liz got stuck on the last driving leg again, so ...

Remember the Alamo, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Remember the Alamo

A travel blog entry by lauraapple

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... outnumbered 3 to 1 and became the Republic of Texas. Sam Houston was its first president but after 9 years they joined the United States in order to have greater protection and access to economical benefits. It was a great experience to be there and I ...

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