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“River Walk boat ride”
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Owner description: Scenic river winds through the town of San Antonio.
Appleton, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
“River Walk boat ride”
Reviewed 11 July 2014

My family went on the 45 minute tour boat ride on June 17th. The cost wasn't too much, I think $8 per person. The tour was informative and relaxing.

Visited June 2014
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Nederland, Texas
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“San Antonio "Venice"”
Reviewed 11 July 2014

What a fun way to sightsee and do something a bit different! The kids loved the river and it was a way to sightsee and have fun at the same time!

Visited July 2014
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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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“You forget you're in the heart of the city”
Reviewed 9 July 2014

Great for strolling and visiting a variety of restaurants during the day and into the evening. The River Walk has been expanded north and south of its original downtown area. If you prefer less people and less restaurants, continue walking north or south of the downtown area and you'll encounter a more tranquil, and very scenic walk. The river barge is a must. You'll learn something about the city and come away with some interesting trivia. There are river parades and other events at the river during the year. Check to see if there are any possible river parades or musical entertainment scheduled at the open-air River theater before you come to San Antonio. Also, be sure to visit the various shops in La Villita, at one end of the River Walk, across from the theater, and up the stairs.

Visited July 2014
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“Nice boat ride”
Reviewed 9 July 2014

We took a roughly 45-minute barge ride down the river, and thoroughly enjoyed it. The guide was knowledgeable and entertaining, even though he stuck pretty much to his pre-approved script. The trip gives one a decent overview of the various parts of the RiverWalk, so that one can come back and explore any particular area of interest in more detail on foot later. Note: It can get quite warm during the summer, so I'd suggest wearing a broad-brimmed hat and carrying a bottle of water to keep cool.

Visited July 2014
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Oksboel, Denmark
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“Beautiful idyllic river in the center”
Reviewed 9 July 2014

San Antonio has made the most beautiful and idyllic center, I have seen in a big city.
Take a walk along the river, where and when it isn't overcrowded.

Visited March 2014
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