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Things to do in San Antonio

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.
Mexican Restaurant
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“Located at The Pearl and next to the Riverwalk. Margaritas and food is great. Love the live music that occasionally plays outside. Afterwards you can stroll to many other places. ”
  • 56 locals recommend
Golf Driving Range
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“I love this place! If you're looking for family fun or to have a few drinks with friends while doing some top golf I highly recommend this place. You take turns hitting golf balls to try and hit different rings out in the field. The computer tracks your score. Summers tend to get hot in San Antonio so go in the morning. Also, they do a great brunch. ”
  • 31 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“This restaurant is located in the Southtown district and the food is an eclectic fusion style. Highly recommended. Great outdoor seating with a wonderful ambience ”
  • 43 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“A historic bar downtown on the riverwalk with great food and crafty cocktails. ”
  • 58 locals recommend
Theater
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“An absolutely BEAUTIFUL theater located in the heart of downtown. Check out their website to see what's going on there. You will be absolutely stunned by the beauty of the interior of the building.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
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“The Alamo Quarry Market is a lifestyle center located in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood of north central San Antonio in the U.S. state of Texas, near the cities of Alamo Heights and Terrell Hills. It once functioned as a cement factory until it was abandoned. Great shopping, restaurants and movie theater. ”
  • 45 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“This is a cool place to check out. You stay in your car the entire time and the animals come up to you to feed them. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Lounge
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“Looking for a place to get away and get some coffee or hot chocolate. This place stays open till 2 a.m.”
  • 53 locals recommend
Landmark
“Anytime during the day during the week is a great time to visit the Alamo its a must have picture to prove you were in San Antonio”
  • 43 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great food and wine. Voted one of the best places to eat in the city. This is actually located on the same street so it's walkable or park in their lot. Highly recommended! ”
  • 41 locals recommend
Park
“The Pearl is an iconic tourist attraction for San Antonio. There are multiple highly rated restaurants within walking distance. It is kid friendly with a splash pad and large grassy area to play. It is pet friendly as well! Every weekend they have a farmers market with multiple local vendors. It's my families favorite spot to hang out! Definitely a must see!!”
  • 55 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“The Mission Trails hike-and-bike system, provides pedestrian, bicycle, and vehicular routes that link San Antonio’s five Spanish colonial missions: San Antonio de Valero (the Alamo), Concepcion, San Jose, San Juan, and Espada.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Bar
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“The food and drink selection are excellent and the ambiance is nice for either a romantic evening or a celebration with family and friends. The restaurant is located in what used to be a convent.”
  • 48 locals recommend
Football Stadium
“A lot of events are held here. Some of my Airbnb guests have gone here for their events. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Museum
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“Craving American Food? Looking for a cozy nice place to eat breakfast or lunch. Give this place a try. Call ahead. ”
  • 50 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Awesome IMAX theater, a lot of restaurants & shops around this place (the RIM shopping center)”
  • 24 locals recommend