Guided Tour Takes Approximately 3.5 Hours
Appropriate for All Ages
Cameras are Permitted
On the Alamo Tour you will enjoy self-guided stops at the world famous Alamo, Mission Concepcion, Mission San Jose, and El Mercado. At each of these stops, you will be able to explore the sites at your own pace before making your way back to the tour bus as your group heads towards the next stop. Enjoy the tour in the comfort of an air conditioned tour bus, with a tour guide providing you with historical facts and stories of the locations you are visiting.
Detailed Tour Itinerary
Tour Stop at The Alamo
For over 300 years, the Alamo has been a staple in Texas history as the landmark where Spanish colonization first took place, Mexico defended its independence, and the Confederacy stood its ground. Travelers commonly visit the Alamo to admire the location where a small group of Texans stayed strong for thirteen days against General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna. During your self-guided tour of the Alamo, get out and explore the memories of James Bowie, David Crockett, and William B. Travis as you tour the grounds of this famous Texas attraction. Take a step inside the Alamo Shrine, visit the Long Barrack Museum, explore the Wall of History, or browse for gifts at the Alamo Gift Shop.
Tour Stop at Mission Concepción
Take a walk around the Mission Concepcion and experience the strength of the Friars who brought the Native Americans to Christianity. As you walk around the Mission, you'll have the opportunity to view original frescoes still visible within the rooms of the Mission and explore the oldest stone church in our nation.
Tour Stop at Mission San José
Known as the "Queen of the Missions", Mission San Jose is one of the nation's finest completely restored missions. The brilliant architecture of the Mission San Jose makes it one of the most beautiful churches in the country and is widely known as "the most beautiful church along the entire frontier of New Spain." While you're exploring the grounds of the Mission San Jose, be sure to admire the sites exquisite stone carvings including the famous Rose Window.
Tour Stop at El Mercado - Market Square
El Mercado, also known as Market Square, is San Antonio's one-stop shop for anything and everything from clothing to art and furniture, all complete with a bit of Mexican flare. One of America's top ten outdoor markets as voted by Frommer's, El Mercado is filled with dozens of working artists, musicians, dancers, shops, and major events guaranteed to make your visit a blend of culture and excitement!
Stops may change due to traffic, weather, maintenance, etc.
Combining some of the most interesting sites in San Antonio, the Alamo Reflections Tour is sure to please the whole family.