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Half Day San Antonio Afternoon Grand Historic Tour

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Downtown San Antonio Hotels San Antonio, Texas 78204
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Half Day San Antonio Afternoon Grand Historic Tour
Detail Tour lasts approximately 4 hours.
Detail Includes 3 stops.
Detail Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off is Included *View Details
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Detail Handicap Accessible
Detail Cameras are Permitted
Half Day San Antonio Afternoon Grand Historic Tour Schedule Schedule
Half Day San Antonio Afternoon Grand Historic Tour
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A group of people is posing for a photo in front of an old Spanish colonial church with a clear blue sky above themA group of people is posing for a photo in front of an old Spanish colonial church with a clear blue sky above themA group of people is posing for a photo in front of an old Spanish colonial church with a clear blue sky above themA group of people is posing for a photo in front of an old Spanish colonial church with a clear blue sky above them
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Tour guide was very cool and informative. I really enjoyed myself!XYZKeven Chisum - Brownwood, Tx

Get ready for a half-day historical tour excursion that takes you on a journey through San Antonio's rich history and breathtaking landmarks. The Half-Day San Antonio Afternoon Grand Historic Tour is an experience you don't want to miss. Starting from the Alamo City, this tour consists of a luxury coach ride through the charming city, exploring the Spanish Governor's Palace, Mission Conception, and the King William Historic District.

The first stop is the historic Spanish Governor's Palace, built in the first half of the 18th century. This structure is recognized as one of the top remaining examples of Spanish colonial architecture in Texas. As you walk through the beautiful gardens and well-preserved rooms, learn the rich history and stories that have left their mark on the palace.

Next on the tour is Mission Conception, one of five missions established by the Spanish in the 1700s to convert members of the local Coahuiltecan tribe to Christianity. This UNESCO World Heritage site is considered one of the best-preserved examples of Spanish missions in the United States. Your guide will give you an insightful and informative tour of the missions and chapels, while you take in the unmatched beauty of the surrounding gardens and landscape.

Moving on, explore the King William Historic District, an elegant neighborhood filled with stunning Victorian mansions and magnificent historic homes. The district is recognized as one of the most extensive collections of 19th-century residential architecture in Texas. You will walk through the charming streets and take in the ornate architecture, as well as the impressive story of the district itself. This tour concludes with a drive through downtown San Antonio, where you'll journey through the vibrant city center, stopping at the historic HemisFair Park and El Mercado, where you will get a chance to experience the sights, sounds, and flavors of Mexican culture and traditions.

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 Stop at  Hemisfair Park
Hemisfair Park is a gorgeous park in San Antonio. Its green lawns and beautiful features make it the perfect place to visit for a picnic or a stroll. It is also home to landmarks like the Tower of the Americas and the Institute of Texan Cultures.
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 Stop at  King William Historic District
See some of the most historic homes and unique architecture as you pass through this San Antonian district. The district is so historical and affluent that it is proudly a member of the National Register of Historic Places.
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 Stop at  Mission ConcepciĆ³n
Explore the unique culture and history of San Antonio with a visit to Mission Concepcion. This mission was founded in 1731 and played a huge role in the culture of San Antonio throughout the centuries. It is the oldest unrestored church in the country and provides some unique sightseeing opportunities.
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 Stop at  Spanish Governor's Palace
Constructed in 1749, the Spanish Governor's Palace is an absolutely breathtaking piece of architecture. This colonial townhouse was home to the captain of the De Bexar Presidio as well as the Texan Governor, Ignatio Perez. It is the only aristocratic Spanish building from the 18th century that is still standing in Texas today.

The Half-Day San Antonio Afternoon Grand Historic Tour is perfect for visitors who want to explore the rich history and unique landmarks of this marvelous city, all in just a half-day tour. This tour is excellent for families, history buffs, or anyone looking for a unique day trip that showcases the heart and history of San Antonio. So, come and experience the legacy and heritage of one of America's truly unique cities!

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Keven Chisum
Brownwood, TX
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Tour guide was very cool and informative. I really enjoyed myself!
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Frequently Asked Questions for Half Day San Antonio Afternoon Grand Historic Tour:
  • What methods of transportation does the Half Day San Antonio Afternoon Grand Historic Tour use?
    Air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Approximately how long does the Half Day San Antonio Afternoon Grand Historic Tour last?
    It lasts approximately 4 hours.
  • For what ages is the tour appropriate?
    Great for all ages.
  • Is photography / video recording allowed on the Half Day San Antonio Afternoon Grand Historic Tour?
    Yes.
  • Is the Half Day San Antonio Afternoon Grand Historic Tour handicap accessible?
    No, it is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Where does the tour meet?
    Pick up from downtown area hotels starting 15-30 mins prior to the start of the tour.

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