San Antonio: The Grand Historic City Tour – Part 1 Half Day (A.M.)

This one-of-a-kind city tour is the perfect grand overview of old San Antonio, with its rich history & culture. Your experience of the Downtown Reach starts at La Villita- one of San Antonio's first neighborhoods; see Hemisfair Park; Briscoe Western Art Museum, Alamodome; Sunset Station; St. Paul Square; Rivercenter Mall; Alamo Plaza; Paris Hatters; Buckhorn Saloon & Hall of Horns; San Fernando Catherdral; Main Plaza; Plaza de Armas; City Hall; Tobin Performing Arts Center; and El Mercado. Tour ends at the Alamo, El Mercado, or downtown hotel (guest's choice)

Approx. 4 Hours; 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Mobile & printed vouchers accepted
Free Cancellation
Fully refundable when canceled up to 24 hours prior to departure.

Highlights

  • Detailed history of the Downtown Reach of San Antonio.
  • Listen to exciting sound effects and narratives about historical sites & significant events
  • Play Texas Trivia with your Tour Guide
  • Points of interest include: Hemisfair Park; La Villita; Briscoe Western Art Museum; Sunset Station; St. Paul Square; Paris Hatters; Buckhorn Saloon; San Fernando Cathedral; Main Plaza & Plaza de Armas; Spanish Governor's Palace; and El Mercado - Largest Mexican market in U.S.

Includes

  • Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off at select downtown hotels

Excludes

  • Gratuities for Tour Guide and/or Driver are not included
  • Lunch- - you will have time on your own at El Mercado, the Historic Market Square, for lunch and shopping at your own expense
  • San Antonio: The Grand Historic City Tour - Part 2 (P.M.) (can be bought as a discounted package with Part 1. See: San Antonio: The Grand Historic City Tour - Full Day)

Please Note

This interesting & exciting tour gives our guests a broad overview of the history, culture and architecture of San Antonio's Downtown Reach. Part 2 is not included - but can be packaged with Part 1 at a discount; See: San Antonio: The Grand Historic Tour - Full Day

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April 28, 2023
This tour was a little more expensive than other Greyline tours that I have done but overall it was worth it.. We did only the half day tour.
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April 14, 2023
For us, we accomplished what we were looking for.
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March 12, 2023
Great value for a good experience
Mr Edward Blahut
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October 2, 2022
Learned about the city's history.
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July 15, 2022
Easy to purchase and use.
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June 26, 2022
great tour for the morning tour
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April 28, 2023
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This tour was a little more expensive than other Greyline tours that I have done but overall it was worth it.. We did only the half day tour.
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April 14, 2023
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For us, we accomplished what we were looking for.
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
March 12, 2023
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Great value for a good experience
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
October 2, 2022
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Learned about the city's history.
reviewed by Mr Edward Blahut
July 15, 2022
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Easy to purchase and use.
reviewed by Mrs Lacey Ducote
June 26, 2022
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great tour for the morning tour
reviewed by Mrs carly hardge

Itinerary

This city tour is Part 1 of an optional 2 part tour. It is the perfect way to get a grand overview of old San Antonio, its rich history & culture. Your experience starts downtown: see Hemisfair Park, original La Villita; downtown architecture, Briscoe western art museum, Sunset Station; St. Paul Square; Paris Hatters; theatre district; Buckhorn Saloon and Hall of Horns, Briscoe Western Art Museum, Alamodome; Rivercenter Mall; Alamo Plaza & historic hotels; Paris Hatters; theatre district; Buckhorn Saloon & Hall of Horns; Geekdom; JFK Parade Route on the day before his assassination; Gunter Hotel - and the history of bluesman Robert Johnson's rare recordings in San Antonio; San Fernando Catherdral; Main Plaza; Plaza de Armas; City Hall; Tobin Performing Arts Center; Southwest School of Art; Red Enchilada - Central Library; Lunch at El Mercado - old Mexican market. Play Texas Trivia along the way. Tour ends at the Alamo or El Mercado (guest's choice).

Gray Line will pick you up at select downtown area hotels. Please contact Gray Line San Antonio 48 hours prior to your tour departure to confirm your pick up location and ensure your hotel is on the list.

Tour details the history of the Downtown Reach, which includes: La Villita; Hemisfair; St. Paul Square; Alamo Plaza; Buckhorn Saloon & Hall of Horns; Geekdom; San Fernando Catherdral; Main Plaza; Plaza de Armas; City Hall; Tobin Performing Arts Center; Southwest School of Art; Red Enchilada - Central Library; San Francesco di Paola - Italian Neighborhood;

Guests will have time on their own to shop or have lunch at El Mercado - the Historic Market Square

Tour ends at the Alamo, El Mercado, or selected downtown hotel (guest's choice).

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Pickup Info

Phone: (800) 341-6000 or (210) 341-6000 -- Please contact Gray Line San Antonio 48 hours prior to your tour departure to confirm your pick up location. We pick up at any downtown San Antonio hotel starting 30 minutes prior to the departure time!