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Unique things to do in San Antonio

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The Alamo295 locals recommend
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San Antonio River Walk185 locals recommend
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Brackenridge Park88 locals recommend
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San Antonio Zoo153 locals recommend

Things to do near Alamo Plaza

43 locals recommend

Kayak the Riverwalk
Come float among the trees with us. Experience great views of downtown neighborhoods and come back with a San Antonio memory most don't have. The San Antonio Paddling trail winds through the middle of downtown and is calm and tranquil making it a perfect tour for beginners and families. We will provide kayaks, all the equipment you need and guide you through one of the oldest and most historic areas of the city. You'll experience a quiet stretch of the San Antonio Riverwalk that most don't see.
Private Drunk History Tour
In so many words, Drink Up The History! Sidestep the numerous large group ghost tours led by costumed guides who regurgitate their memorized scripts from sidewalks and join me for a conversation about all things history while drinking where the legends drank. We will start with a stroll through Alamo Plaza for a comprehensive look at the history of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution. Next we belly up to very same historic Menge Bar where Teddy Roosevelt recruited many of his Rough Riders in 1898. With drink in hand we will take an in depth tour through the oldest hotel west of the Mississippi. After discussing the rich and varied history of this classic San Antonio establishment we will take a look into another of San Antonio’s most historic bars and explore the associated history. Warm welcomes, prompt service, heavy pours and exclusive access await you all while you enjoy access and content not found on any other tour in San Antonio. * food & beverages not included Other things to note There are often special events in Alamo Plaza that make it difficult to find me or necessitate alternate meeting arrangements. If this is the case I can always be reached at (210) 774-0962.
Texas Ghost Tour
We will take a walk through downtown San Antonio to 5 of our most famous locations. I will share about the history of each building, the deaths that occurred there, and the ghosts that are now haunting each of these locations. This is a ghost tour/true crime/history tour that is sure to peak your curiosity into the dark past of one of America's most haunted cities.
The Art of Traditional Neapolitan Pizza with Chef Daniel
If you are a San Antonio local or just visiting, this is an experience you'll definitely want to try. This unique dining and learning experience will have you enjoying every savory bite of your personally made pizza from the comfort of your home. 1st course- I will make introductions and present a market board with chef selected meat and cheese. 2nd course- Preperation and creation of your own dough with ingredients I provide. You will get to keep the dough you prepare with me for future use. 3rd course- I will bring prepared dough that have been proofed for 24 hrs. Using the same techniques we use. This dough you will stretch and flip understanding fundamental techniques. 4th course- You will pick,choose and create your own personel pizza to eat with chef selected ingredients. All ingredients will be provided and brought to your home or Airbnb. Only items you are providing is a kitchen and an oven. If you wish to enjoy your fresh Neapolitan pizza, bring your own alcoholic beverage to pair with the pizza party. Please note, this is a San Antonio Tx, experience only. Reservation should be made 24hrs before start time. Starting time can be adjusted with proper notice.
Scenic San Antonio Night Tour with River Cruise
Your night out will begin with your tour guide greeting you directly in the lobby of your downtown hotel before heading out to your first stop on our exciting night tour of San Antonio - The River City. The first stop will take your view of San Antonio to new heights. Marvel at the stunning city skyline illuminated, at the Tower of the Americas Observation Deck, the tallest observation tower in Texas. Here you will be whisked away, up 190 m (623 ft) to witness a spectacular view of the city illuminated at night - a magical view of the River City. Once your feet are back on the ground, your tour guide will take you to an enchanting River Night Cruise, passing multiple points of interest such as the historical marker Old Mill Crossing, the city’s first neighbourhood - La Villiata, among others - all illuminated at night. After your relaxing, nighttime River Cruise your tour guide will take you on a nighttime drive to explore San Antonio’s cultivating nightlife. To conclude the tour, experience an immersive 45-minute narrated drive through the illuminated streets of San Antonio to learn more about the city’s history and culture, pointing out multiple points of interest. After your tour, your guide will safely take you back to your downtown hotel, or arranged destination where you can relax after your exciting night out.

Things to do near La Villita Historic Arts Village

38 locals recommend

Tortilla workshop and Tex-Mex meal with chef in San Antonio
Learn how to make authentic flour tortillas by hand then enjoy a Tex-Mex meal together! After a quick intro, we'll talk about the ingredients and different variations you can choose from. Then you’ll start mixing! Throughout the process, I will work with each person to answer any questions that may arise. I will teach you some methods to help cook and store your flour tortillas. We will roll out however many tortillas you’d like, cook them, then pair them with some signature Tex-Mex ingredients that make for the best tacos. We will have food options available for all diets and allergies and both non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages available for guests. We'll provide all the ingredients and tools you'll need, so all you have to bring is clothes your not afraid to cook in, and your appetite! Come experience a unique part of San Antonio that you can take back home with you -- the art of the roll! *NOTE: If you do not see your ideal date/time listed, please reach out and we will see if we can accommodate!*
Brewstillery Tour & Tasting
Our popular brewstillery tour is two tours in one! You’ll learn how we make beer and bourbon. This intimate, immersive experience includes a detailed guided tour and generous samples of our products. At the end of the tour we will sample a cask strength whiskey straight from the barrel, and one of our delicious bourbon chocolates. Great for groups, teams, and couples alike.
Photo shoot walking tour in seventh biggest city
The experience will last roughly an hour, up to 1.5 hr depending on changing times, etc. We will start directly in the center of the Gardens. I can explain some of the history of the 7th largest city in the US, while also taking glamorous photos of you and your friends/family. Outfit changes are encouraged if you want photos you can post overtime! This is a candid photo walk with styled photos in between. Alternative locations include the Alamo Plaza Riverwalk and the Landa Library. If you would like photos at one of these locations, I suggest inquiring with me about them after booking. If you’re looking for high fashion or creative content, I suggest the immersive photo experience available on my page for Hopscotch and Wonderspace. Other things to note: Whether this is your first time having professional photos done, or you are an expert, I want to make this experience as comfortable as possible. I can help aid you in various poses to capture the best angles, or I can leave all the creativity to you. Don’t be nervous, you’ll be a natural. Please note there is only a 15 minute grace period after the start of the experience. If I don’t hear from someone in the party by that point, I will have to be on my way to other bookings.
Private Mixology Classes
Guests will arrive to Cellar Mixology through our secret door and will step into our speakeasy. After a tour and brief history of our bar, our Mixologist will introduce himself and will engage guests as he teaches how to make 2-3 cocktails. Guests will have a chance to take advantage of his mixologist experience and will be able to ask anything they want regarding mixology and bartending. Other things to note Guests must be 21+. Business casual attire recommended.
San Antonio Street Art Tour
We are going to explore St. Mary's street murals! San Antonio is a city filled with street arts, diversity of cultures and good vibes. St. Mary's street draws plenty of foot traffic to its vibrant stretch of hip bars, trendy clubs and San Antonio-original eateries. And of course, it has many amazing murals that are worth to visit. We will walk and make stops at each mural and take awesome photos of you with an instant Polaroid camera so you will have nice photos in San Antonio for your instagram feeds and to take home as a souvenir. I will provide you with 5 instant photos total to take with you and within 24 hours after the experience I will send you other digital photos taken with the camera. Other things to note Please message me if you want to book a day or time that is not available on the calendar. I will see if I can make it work. Also, please message me if you have any questions or concerns.

All activities near San Antonio

Kayak the Riverwalk
Come float among the trees with us. Experience great views of downtown neighborhoods and come back with a San Antonio memory most don't have. The San Antonio Paddling trail winds through the middle of downtown and is calm and tranquil making it a perfect tour for beginners and families. We will provide kayaks, all the equipment you need and guide you through one of the oldest and most historic areas of the city. You'll experience a quiet stretch of the San Antonio Riverwalk that most don't see.
Private Drunk History Tour
In so many words, Drink Up The History! Sidestep the numerous large group ghost tours led by costumed guides who regurgitate their memorized scripts from sidewalks and join me for a conversation about all things history while drinking where the legends drank. We will start with a stroll through Alamo Plaza for a comprehensive look at the history of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution. Next we belly up to very same historic Menge Bar where Teddy Roosevelt recruited many of his Rough Riders in 1898. With drink in hand we will take an in depth tour through the oldest hotel west of the Mississippi. After discussing the rich and varied history of this classic San Antonio establishment we will take a look into another of San Antonio’s most historic bars and explore the associated history. Warm welcomes, prompt service, heavy pours and exclusive access await you all while you enjoy access and content not found on any other tour in San Antonio. * food & beverages not included Other things to note There are often special events in Alamo Plaza that make it difficult to find me or necessitate alternate meeting arrangements. If this is the case I can always be reached at (210) 774-0962.
Texas Ghost Tour
We will take a walk through downtown San Antonio to 5 of our most famous locations. I will share about the history of each building, the deaths that occurred there, and the ghosts that are now haunting each of these locations. This is a ghost tour/true crime/history tour that is sure to peak your curiosity into the dark past of one of America's most haunted cities.
The Art of Traditional Neapolitan Pizza with Chef Daniel
If you are a San Antonio local or just visiting, this is an experience you'll definitely want to try. This unique dining and learning experience will have you enjoying every savory bite of your personally made pizza from the comfort of your home. 1st course- I will make introductions and present a market board with chef selected meat and cheese. 2nd course- Preperation and creation of your own dough with ingredients I provide. You will get to keep the dough you prepare with me for future use. 3rd course- I will bring prepared dough that have been proofed for 24 hrs. Using the same techniques we use. This dough you will stretch and flip understanding fundamental techniques. 4th course- You will pick,choose and create your own personel pizza to eat with chef selected ingredients. All ingredients will be provided and brought to your home or Airbnb. Only items you are providing is a kitchen and an oven. If you wish to enjoy your fresh Neapolitan pizza, bring your own alcoholic beverage to pair with the pizza party. Please note, this is a San Antonio Tx, experience only. Reservation should be made 24hrs before start time. Starting time can be adjusted with proper notice.
Boozy Lazy Sunkissed Tube Ride
We will meet at Cosmic Coffee and Biergarten, (121 Pickle Road) and I will drive everyone to San Marcos, where we will hop on the San Marcos River and enjoy a lazy tube ride to the exit point about 2.5-3.5 hours downstream. (Depending on y’all’s time frame. My motto is if we are having fun, let’s keep on having fun!). B.Y.O.B. so please bring beers and seltzers, but please leave the glass containers back at the Airbnb. I will have a small cooler for everyone, so no need to worry about that. ...we will have a little party while floating, looking at the local wildlife, and soaking in some Sun. This event is great for groups, great for team-building, great for teams, so ask me about Private Bookings! If the trip is sold out, ask if I can fit you in. Other things to note You will get wet, you should be able to swim, Bring some of your favorite beers if you want, you should want to have fun. I will drive.
Scenic San Antonio Night Tour with River Cruise
Your night out will begin with your tour guide greeting you directly in the lobby of your downtown hotel before heading out to your first stop on our exciting night tour of San Antonio - The River City. The first stop will take your view of San Antonio to new heights. Marvel at the stunning city skyline illuminated, at the Tower of the Americas Observation Deck, the tallest observation tower in Texas. Here you will be whisked away, up 190 m (623 ft) to witness a spectacular view of the city illuminated at night - a magical view of the River City. Once your feet are back on the ground, your tour guide will take you to an enchanting River Night Cruise, passing multiple points of interest such as the historical marker Old Mill Crossing, the city’s first neighbourhood - La Villiata, among others - all illuminated at night. After your relaxing, nighttime River Cruise your tour guide will take you on a nighttime drive to explore San Antonio’s cultivating nightlife. To conclude the tour, experience an immersive 45-minute narrated drive through the illuminated streets of San Antonio to learn more about the city’s history and culture, pointing out multiple points of interest. After your tour, your guide will safely take you back to your downtown hotel, or arranged destination where you can relax after your exciting night out.
Tortilla workshop and Tex-Mex meal with chef in San Antonio
Learn how to make authentic flour tortillas by hand then enjoy a Tex-Mex meal together! After a quick intro, we'll talk about the ingredients and different variations you can choose from. Then you’ll start mixing! Throughout the process, I will work with each person to answer any questions that may arise. I will teach you some methods to help cook and store your flour tortillas. We will roll out however many tortillas you’d like, cook them, then pair them with some signature Tex-Mex ingredients that make for the best tacos. We will have food options available for all diets and allergies and both non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages available for guests. We'll provide all the ingredients and tools you'll need, so all you have to bring is clothes your not afraid to cook in, and your appetite! Come experience a unique part of San Antonio that you can take back home with you -- the art of the roll! *NOTE: If you do not see your ideal date/time listed, please reach out and we will see if we can accommodate!*
Brewstillery Tour & Tasting
Our popular brewstillery tour is two tours in one! You’ll learn how we make beer and bourbon. This intimate, immersive experience includes a detailed guided tour and generous samples of our products. At the end of the tour we will sample a cask strength whiskey straight from the barrel, and one of our delicious bourbon chocolates. Great for groups, teams, and couples alike.
Glass Bottom Kayaking Eco Tour or Glow
Join us for a one of a kind tour of the San Marcos River! You will be learning about kayaking from an Olympian on a clear springs starting at the source and floating down to my house on the river. Our clear kayaks create a totally unique view of the river that you CANNOT miss! We will meet at 602 North Interstate 35 in San Marcos and get geared up. We will then travel together to our put in location on the upper San Marcos River. As we kayak back down, you will be given paddling tips and tricks, information about our unique river, along with an amazing view! Other things to note This is a moderately physical activity. It includes wading in the river, optional swimming, and kayaking!
Photo shoot walking tour in seventh biggest city
The experience will last roughly an hour, up to 1.5 hr depending on changing times, etc. We will start directly in the center of the Gardens. I can explain some of the history of the 7th largest city in the US, while also taking glamorous photos of you and your friends/family. Outfit changes are encouraged if you want photos you can post overtime! This is a candid photo walk with styled photos in between. Alternative locations include the Alamo Plaza Riverwalk and the Landa Library. If you would like photos at one of these locations, I suggest inquiring with me about them after booking. If you’re looking for high fashion or creative content, I suggest the immersive photo experience available on my page for Hopscotch and Wonderspace. Other things to note: Whether this is your first time having professional photos done, or you are an expert, I want to make this experience as comfortable as possible. I can help aid you in various poses to capture the best angles, or I can leave all the creativity to you. Don’t be nervous, you’ll be a natural. Please note there is only a 15 minute grace period after the start of the experience. If I don’t hear from someone in the party by that point, I will have to be on my way to other bookings.
Private Mixology Classes
Guests will arrive to Cellar Mixology through our secret door and will step into our speakeasy. After a tour and brief history of our bar, our Mixologist will introduce himself and will engage guests as he teaches how to make 2-3 cocktails. Guests will have a chance to take advantage of his mixologist experience and will be able to ask anything they want regarding mixology and bartending. Other things to note Guests must be 21+. Business casual attire recommended.
San Antonio Street Art Tour
We are going to explore St. Mary's street murals! San Antonio is a city filled with street arts, diversity of cultures and good vibes. St. Mary's street draws plenty of foot traffic to its vibrant stretch of hip bars, trendy clubs and San Antonio-original eateries. And of course, it has many amazing murals that are worth to visit. We will walk and make stops at each mural and take awesome photos of you with an instant Polaroid camera so you will have nice photos in San Antonio for your instagram feeds and to take home as a souvenir. I will provide you with 5 instant photos total to take with you and within 24 hours after the experience I will send you other digital photos taken with the camera. Other things to note Please message me if you want to book a day or time that is not available on the calendar. I will see if I can make it work. Also, please message me if you have any questions or concerns.
BikeRide StreetArt and Hidden Gem Tour
We will start of by getting familiar with each other and the bikes that we will be riding. Then we RIDE!!We will ride around one of San Antonio's most popular areas, The Pearl. We will continue riding through the streets of SA where we will point out our favorite restaurants, coffee shops and bars. Keep in mind this ride highlights a lot of the street art in downtown SA. There is roughly 10 stops along the route and two opportunities to use restrooms.The ride will go one for about two hours and we will ride about 5 to 8 miles ( ish). Our guides are also familiar with the history of San Antonio, so along the way they will toss up a few tidbits of info about the city. There will be a quiz at the end :) Other things to note: Short's and tennis shoes are recommended. The Mural Ride is the perfect experience for groups. Looking for a team outing? Our bike tour is great for teams and great for team-building.
A Photo Shoot Experience Through A Historic Brewery
A casual photoshoot experience through a historic brewery that survived prohibition. We will take a one hour stroll through this beautiful historic brewery which has since transformed into a neighborhood of restaurants (I will show you my personal favorites), culture, shops and a beautiful boutique hotel. Along the way I will capture memorable photos of you, using the historic buildings and the San Antonio River as your backdrop. This is perfect for headshots/portraits, couples or a small family. Pets are allowed but must remain on a leash. Within 7-10 days you will receive 7-10 digital high resolution images. Message me for special requests and customizations. This is a photoshoot so please wear whatever you feel the most comfortable and confident in. And don’t worry, I will be there to help you pose in front of the camera! I would recommend wearing solid and neutral colors with no patterns or logos.
Ultimate San Antonio Tour
The Best of San Antonio tour begins with your guide greeting you directly in the lobby of your downtown hotel before heading to the first attraction on this exciting half-day adventure of San Antonio Texas - the River City. The first stop of the day is an exciting visit to a local cultural icon, the Alamo, where you will stand in the footsteps of heroes before. Walk among legends as you enjoy a guided tour that leads you through the courtyard revealing the story of the 1836 Battle of the Alamo. Experience an enriched combination of San Antonio’s history and region within national parks as you experience the stories of people who came into the Spanish missions in the 1700s. Here you will get some free time to explore the beautiful Spanish colonial missions that transformed local ways of life at that time. After your insightful narrated drive, take an enchanting cruise through the city on an electric barge! Take in the world-renowned 15-mile urban waterway on a relaxing, 35-minute River Walk Cruise to immersively connect with the city’s culture, history, and architecture. Finally, for the thrill-seekers - take an elevator ride up 190 m (623 ft) to the top of the Tower of the Americas to witness the most magnificent view of the city, showcasing the stunning panoramic views of San Antonio from new heights at the tallest observation deck in Texas.
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