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Rental Car needed?

We're thinking of a 3 day trip to San Antonio and are wondering whether a rental car is needed? Staying on the riverwalk Not certain what we may do....some ideas:





botanical gardens



tea garden

art museum

wildlife park

Is it better to rent a car for the whole trip knowing we will have to pay to park or no car needed or rent per day from the hotel? Any suggestions?

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1. Re: Rental Car needed?

We've discussed this quite a bit - Look at the frequently asked questions on the top right.

Wildlife Park (I'm assuming Natural Bridge) and Caverns will require a car also recommend visiting Gruene and/or tubing the Guadalupe or Comal that day.

Zoo, aquarium, botanical gardens, SA Museum of Art, Tea Garden are slightly north of Riverwalk. Long walk, sightseer special bus route, bicycle, or taxi.

Alamo is downtown along with the Riverwalk. Other missions - car, long (5 miles to the first one) bicycle or walk, or (expensive) "Hop on Hop off" private trolley tour.

If you are staying downtown for the entire stay, rent a car for part of the trip.

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2. Re: Rental Car needed?

Thank you for this post, i did look in common questions, but it seemed like it always talked about destination right near the river walk, I was curious about others as well. We're going to be at the Drury In and Suites, do most hotels rent cars at their location or is there a rental place near the riverwalk?

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3. Re: Rental Car needed?

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

808 S St. Mary's

SAN ANTONIO, TX 78205-3409

Avis Rent-A-Car

506 Bonham Street (Alamo/ Greyhound/ Amtrak)

San Antonio, TX, 78205, U S A

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