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San Antonio Walks & Drives

279 Alamo Plz, Across from front entrance of the Alamo, San Antonio, TX 78205-2603
+1 210-214-3109
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History tou

What an excellent tour guide Gary was and how lucky we were to have him to ourselves. Don't miss... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Brian R
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Best Tours San Antonio

We’ve engaged in tours everywhere and previously in San Antonio. In the end, most have been OK... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
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San Antonio - Revealed as never before! 7 Top Rated Tours: Missions, History, Sightseer, Private VIP, King William, Architecture, Teacher's Edition, Food Tours, Cooking Classes. In-depth, unique and fascinating tours of discovery that will alter your perception of San Antonio, Texas History, and the Battle of the Alamo!
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279 Alamo Plz, Across from front entrance of the Alamo, San Antonio, TX 78205-2603
Downtown
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+1 210-214-3109
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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

What an excellent tour guide Gary was and how lucky we were to have him to ourselves. Don't miss this tour and get some of the true and corrected history of the Alamo. You won't regret your $25.00 it's a real gem.

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

We’ve engaged in tours everywhere and previously in San Antonio. In the end, most have been OK, some are good and only rarely have they been great. In turn, poor choices end up wasting time which is particularly valuable on vacation, especially when one tour...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

We had wanted to tour the missions but wanted a guided tour. (We was my 16 year old son and myself.) We found San Antonio Walks website online. Gary was fantastic - he gave us a fantastic overview of the missions and history of the...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Our group worked with San Antonio Walks and Guide Gary on two tours during a November 2017 Art and Architecture Study trip to San Antonio. The purpose of our trip was to raise funds for our city's Art Museum. First, Gary provided a walking architectural...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We took the sightseeing tour option. Still lots of history but not just the Alamo. We learned about other aspects of San Antonio history as we walked through the center of the city. Especially liked the visit to the interior of the Menger Hotel. Gary...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

My wife and I went on the history tour with guide Gary shortly after arriving in San Antonio for a 6 day stay. An excellent way to get detailed history about the city, from the missions/Alamo to the riverwalk and to the present. I enjoyed...More

Thank Thomas K
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This is the tour if you are a history buff. The website is very clear on this. He builds a great flow of info which if interrupted by questions would lose its continuity. Second visit to San Antonio and finally I got my arms around...More

1  Thank themccullochclan
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

Please read the web site and it has the note for people who wants to take the History tour. We requested a easy Sightsee Ver of Gary's tour, but it was for History mania rather than first-time San Antonio visitors. We also took the boat...More

1  Thank MHTropical
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

Skip Gary & go to the Alamo. Most of the information was at the Alamo. Gary delivered a lecture. I was quiet when he was talking, but even during transitions, he did not welcome conversation between the lecture. When I asked him a clarifying question,...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2017

Gary has incredible knowledge! He shares his knowledge of the events and area in a manner that keeps you wanting to know more. He actually gives a better timeline of the actual events and how it all unfolded.

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GrandmaD411210
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Response from Thomas K | Reviewed this property |
I received the email in about 24 hours
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MetsFan51
7 April 2017|
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Response from localhistorylovers | Property representative |
Yes, you drive to but disembark and walk the grounds of each Mission.
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