This tour includes many of the city's best spots to visit. The tour begins with a boat tour of the Riverwalk. This is a great stop to ... more »combine with a day of a lot of walking. You'll get to see most of the Riverwalk, learn tidbits from the tour guide, and rest your feet.
Then take part in a San Antonio tradition for more than 190 years — El Mercado. Though the market place has been around since before Texas joined the union, it doesn't mean that everything there is antique. There's a Latin museum (the first Latin affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution), two restaurants, and several buildings full of Mexican goods.
And don't forget the Alamo. It's the city's most popular attraction and one of the most popular in the state. Less than 200 men were able to hold off 1,500 Mexican troops for 13 days and millions of people have learned about their bravery.
There's the San Antonio Museum of Art, which is home to the the largest collection of Egyptian, Greek and Roman art in the southern U.S. Plus it has one of the best collections of Chinese ceramics in the nation. And don't forget to check out the museum's architecture. It is located in what was once the largest brewery in the state. less «