Half Day San Antonio Afternoon Grand Historic Tour
It's easy to plan your day around the type of attractions that interest you most, plus it's usually easy to get last-minute tickets (just look for tour companies near the locations).
Whether you prefer to see the city from a Segway or a Hop-on Hop-off double-decker bus, there's something for everyone. In addition to taking advantage of the many San Antonio sightseeing tours, you can also check out our recommendations for attractions and things to do.
To get an overview of the city and learn about its history and culture, it's hard to beat a San Antonio sightseeing tour.
You'll get a front seat to the many amazing sights that San Antonio has to offer from gorgeous architecture and city parks to breathtaking landscapes.
The Alamo: Of course, you'll want to visit this landmark which is one of the most recognizable symbols of Texas. It's also a symbol of courage, as well as an icon for the fight for freedom in Texas.
There are many ways to take in the sights at the Alamo. To catch a glimpse of everything, you can visit on Wednesday evenings and Friday afternoons.
The Alamo is open from 8:30 am to 5 pm every day except Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Tickets for visiting the Alamo can be purchased in advance, or you can buy tickets on the day of your visit.
Japanese Tea Gardens: These beautiful gardens are a must-see for San Antonio sightseeing. The popular attraction is the perfect place to escape the city for a few hours and enjoys the tranquil setting, complete with beautiful landscaping, ornamental ponds, footpaths, and bridges.
The Japanese Tea Garden is open from dawn until dusk every day, from March through December. There is no admission fee for visiting the garden on Sundays and Mondays, however, you will need to pay on Tuesdays through Fridays.