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Grand Historic City Tour

Grand Historic City Tour
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216 East Crockett Street San Antonio, TX 78205
1-800-987-9852  
Detail Half Day Tours last approximately 4 hours. The Full Day Tour is approximately 8 hours.
Detail Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off is Included *View Details
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Detail Both Cameras and Video Cameras are Permitted
Grand Historic City Tour Schedule Schedule
Grand Historic City Tour
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The tour guide is so awesome he is very knowledgeable. We learn a lot about San Antonio history. He is very nice XYZEvelyn McMorris - El Paso , TxThe tour guide is so awesome he is very knowledgeable. We learn a lot about San Antonio history. He is very nice XYZEvelyn McMorris - El Paso , TxThe tour guide is so awesome he is very knowledgeable. We learn a lot about San Antonio history. He is very nice XYZEvelyn McMorris - El Paso , TxThe tour guide is so awesome he is very knowledgeable. We learn a lot about San Antonio history. He is very nice XYZEvelyn McMorris - El Paso , Tx

With a Grand Historic City Tour, guests are sure to have an amazing time exploring everything that the area has to offer! Journey upon one of these tours with the entire family to create some new memories in beautiful city of San Antonio

Each adventure takes place in a comfortable Grayline bus that will take guests to each location visited. During their ride, a knowledgeable guide will be able to instruct them on the local life and things to do. Ask all your burning questions about the area! 

Grand Historic Half Day Tour Greater Downtown Area


This tour is part of a huge overview of the city. During this four-hour endeavor, guests will explore one of Texas' most historic cities. The tour includes a look into the cultures that make up the 300-year-old history and takes guests to see places such as Hemisfair Park, La Villita, the Theatre District, San Fernando Cathedral, Spanish Governor's Plaza, and The Alamo. Guests will also be able to enjoy lunch at their own leisure. 

  • Hemisfair Park

    : Hemisphere Park is a popular landmark, and it is an amazing place to visit. Whether you picnic or take in one of the many events held here, your visit to its absolutely stunning plazas and courtyards will be an undoubtedly remarkable one.
  • La Villita

    : On the southern end of the River Walk, La Villita is a shopping center that showcases everything from food to shops and artworks. 
  • Theatre District

    : See the landmarks that have shaped the city's famed theatrical industry. These towering buildings are not only intricate architectural feats, but they are also so important to the history of art in the area.
  • San Fernando Cathedral

    : This cathedral is home to the oldest continuous religious community and was founded in the 1700s. 
  • Spanish Governor's Palace

    : If you love architecture and history, then the Spanish Governor's Palace is sure to engage your brainwaves. This marvelous building features details from the 1700s as well as carefully curated and manicured gardens. 
  • The Alamo

    : Probably the most well-known Texas historic landmark, the Alamo was home to the infamous 13-day siege that was the pivotal point of the war for Texas' Independence.

San Antonio Grand Historic Half Day


For a more in-depth look at San Antonio, guests can choose to combine their Half Day Greater Downtown Area with this four-hour adventure. Or, take it by itself! This four-hour trip will teach guests about the culture of San Antonio with narrative and sights to see. Some of the sights include the San Antonio River Locks, Witte Museum, San Antonio Botanical Center, Brackenridge Park, and Mission Concepcion. This journey includes admission to the San Antonio River locks, Japanese Tea Garden, and UNESCO World Heritage Site - Mission Concepcion. 

  • San Antonio River Locks

    : Included in this hot attraction is admission to the San Antonio River Locks. These boat locks are a hub for transportation and can provide a spectacular and insightful look at the Riverwalk and canal. 
  • Witte Museum

    : The Witte Museum is home to exhibits detailing feats of nature, science, and history. 
  • Botanical Center

    : See stunning gardens and stroll along winding path ways at the San Antonio Botanical Center. Guests will get admission to the Japanese Tea Garden.
  • Brackenridge Park

    : This family park features picnicking areas and is situated close to the River Walk. Guests will also find the San Antonio Zoo, Japanese Tea Garden, the Sunken Gardens, and Lambert Beach in this area.
  • Mission Concepcion

    : Immerse yourself in San Antonio's history at Mission Concepcion. This 1700s-era church is home to inspirational structural wonders and humbling history. Admission is included.

Grand Historic Greater Downtown Area & San Antonio Grand Historic Full Day Combo

Guests can also pair together both of these tours to embark upon an extensive day trip around the area. There are so many things to see, and this combo allows you to get a more in-depth look at the Alamo, Mission Concepcion, La Villita, and more. 

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Grand Historic Half Day Tour Greater Downtown Area
Available Now until 12/31/2022 View Detailed Schedule
Explore the Greater Downtown area of San Antonio on the Grand Historic Half Day Tour. This four-hour tour allows guests to experience the history of the area with sights of Hemisfair Park, La Villita, Theatre District, San Fernando Cathedral, Spanish Governor's Plaza, The Alamo, and El Mercado for lunch. Guests will also be able to see the downtown architecture, the theatre district, and more.
San Antonio Grand Historic Half Day Tour
Available Now until 12/31/2022 View Detailed Schedule
The San Antonio Grand Historic Half-Day Tour is a fantastic way to experience the greatness of San Antonio. This tour includes admission to the San Antonio River locks, Japanese Tea Garden, and UNESCO World Heritage Site - Mission Concepcion. The tour itself lasts approximately 4 hours.
Grand Historic Greater Downtown Area & San Antonio Grand Historic Full Day Combo Tour
Available Now until 12/31/2022 View Detailed Schedule
Includes both the Grand Historic Greater Downtown Area Half Day Tour and the San Antonio Grand Historic Half Day Tour. This Full Day Tour lasts approximately 8 hours.
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Timothy Parker
TX
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"would recommend to travelers looking for a guided tour"
The trip was informative and fun dropped off very close to places of special interest give the time we wanted to explore our guide erick gave a very personal tour for us enjoyed and would recommend to travelers looking for a guided tour
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Evelyn McMorris
El Paso , TX
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The tour guide is so awesome he is very knowledgeable. We learn a lot about san antonio history. He is very nice
We learned a lot about San Antonio history. The tour guide is so awesome. Riverwalk view. Grand Historic City Tour - St. Joseph's Church Grand Historic City Tour -  - great dining locations. Grand Historic City Tour - shopping. Grand Historic City Tour - Tower of the Americas Grand Historic City Tour - inside St. Joseph's. Grand Historic City Tour - inside view. Grand Historic City Tour - street view. Grand Historic City Tour - Alamo Grand Historic City Tour - La Villita Grand Historic City Tour - Riverwalk Grand Historic City Tour - Arneson River Theatre Grand Historic City Tour - Riverwak shopping. Grand Historic City Tour - Riverwalk area The tour guide is so awesome he is very knowledgeable.
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Timothy Parker
Odessa, TX
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"would recommend to travelers looking for a guided tour"
The trip was informative and fun dropped off very close to places of special interest give the time we wanted to explore our guide erick gave a very personal tour for us enjoyed and would recommend to travelers looking for a guided tour
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Frequently Asked Questions for Grand Historic City Tour:
  • What is included in the admission price?
    It includes transportation and narrated tour.
  • What methods of transportation does it use?
    This is an air-conditioned Grayline bus tour.
  • Approximately how long does the experience last?
    Half Day Tours are 4 hours long and the Full Day Tour is 8 hours long.
  • For what ages is the tour appropriate?
    Great for all ages.
  • Will there be time allotted for dining?
    Yes. There is a free Texas-style lunch included at El Mercado.
  • Is photography / video recording allowed on the Grand Historic City Tour?
    Yes.
  • Where does the tour meet?
    Grayline will pick you up from your downtown San Antonio hotel. If you are not staying downtown, it is suggested that you meet at Menger Hotel, 204 Alamo Plaza.
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