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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Historic Site
“If you want to learn some history , The Alamo is a great way to start your trip . About 10-15 min drive from your stay ”
  • 165 locals recommend
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Shopping Plaza
“It’s a perfect place to spend a day. They have great restaurants, shops in great atmosphere. Parking is free too!”
  • 199 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Sea World is a great place to spend the day with the family! From roller coasters to live animal shows, the whole family is sure to have an awesome time! ”
  • 98 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Love rollercoasters and lots of fun? Visit Six flags for a day out to enjoy with your family!”
  • 105 locals recommend
Zoo
“The San Antonio Zoo has some amazing animals and exhibits. Both kids and adults enjoy their time at the zoo. Recently some rides from Kiddie Park were placed within the zoo and kids can enjoy them for an additional fee. The Brackenridge Park train is very close to the zoo and is a fun ride through the park.”
  • 83 locals recommend
Pedestrian Plaza
“The Riverwalk barge rides are a must to get to know the downtown riverwalk area.”
  • 134 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“The Shops at La Cantera is a shopping and dining destination in an area that offers a vibrant mix of cultural and entertainment attractions. Make the most of your visit and explore a variety of nearby activities and entertainment.”
  • 122 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Entertainment for the entire family. The Witte was recently renovated. There is so much to see and do both outside & inside. It truly is a spectacular museum. Check calendar for current exhibits. ”
  • 106 locals recommend
Museum
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“The San Antonio Museum of Art featured art exhibits from all across the globe. The mission of the Museum is to collect, preserve, exhibit and interpret significant works of art, representing a broad range of history and world cultures, which will strengthen our shared understanding of humanity.”
  • 84 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Really great place to go sightseeing and also have good food . You can take amazing photos in this place!”
  • 69 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Beautiful timeless classic museum. Amazing grounds and a great contemporary art wing”
  • 93 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Best shopping experience ever. Great stores, all under one roof, valet parking, climate controlled, great place to shop”
  • 65 locals recommend
Park
“This is a huge park with the San Antonio River flowing through before it gets to downtown. The Zoo (paid admission) is in one corner of the park along with the Japanese Tea Gardens (free). ”
  • 64 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Fun Place! Great for lunch or dinner. Sustainable, Organic, Local restaurant, beer garden, live music venue, dog friendly, kids' playground, laundromat and car wash! The Cove has it all!”
  • 91 locals recommend
Nature Preserve
“Natural Bridge Caverns are an amazing natural wonder, offering multiple tour options as well as obstacle courses and gem and fossil mining! ”
  • 53 locals recommend
Museum
“This is an interactive museum for kids of all ages. You can spend as little or as much time you want exploring all the different sections. Most exhibits allow kids to touch/interact with them. There is a snack bar and eating area and there are two places outside for more interactive exploration.”
  • 84 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Fun Place! Great for lunch or dinner. Sustainable, Organic, Local restaurant, beer garden, live music venue, dog friendly, kids' playground, laundromat and car wash! The Cove has it all!”
  • 91 locals recommend
Bar
“Best SA Mexican Restaurant + Panaderia+ Margaritas: Landmark Mexican cafe & bakery with classic fare, margaritas & mariachis in festive digs open 24/7.”
  • 78 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Great Mexican food + live music (Every First Friday): Rosario's Mexican Cafe y Cantina serves up traditional South-of-the Border specialties in a contemporary setting”
  • 58 locals recommend
Golf Driving Range
“Sprawling entertainment venue with a high-tech driving range & swanky lounge with drinks & games.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“One of the oldest bars in town and they have the longest bar top in Texas. They have a good selection of beer and cocktails. The food is also really good here.”
  • 55 locals recommend
Lounge
“Great food, nice latte art, excellent brunch and there's even a farmer's market / bazaar in the adjacent building on weekends. ”
  • 52 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“This is a Mexican Street food place at the Pearl Brewery area (the Pearl Brewery area features many restaurants, bars and shops). There is almost always a wait so keep this in mind. Small plates or appetizers to share. Indoor or outdoor on the river seating.”
  • 55 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“We're surrounded by legendary San Antonio restaurants. La Fonda is a mainstay from 1932, serving Tex Mex and margaritas on a shaded patio.”
  • 56 locals recommend

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