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San Antonio: The Grand Historic Tour - Full Day

San Antonio: The Grand Historic Tour - Full Day

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San Antonio: The Grand Historic Tour - Full Day

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This one-of-a-kind city tour is the perfect way to get a grand overview of old San Antonio with its rich history & culture. Your experience of the Downtown Reach starts at La Villita Historic Arts Village, and includes narratives of historic sites, sounds, & events. After time on your own at El Mercado, you will then travel to the Museum Reach and visit the Japanese Tea Garden with its koi ponds and stone archways. Finally, you will explore the Mission Reach, with time to see the original frescos at Mission Concepcion- the oldest unrestored stone church in the nation

  • Approx. 8 Hours; 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Mobile & printed vouchers accepted
  • Free Cancellation
    Fully refundable when canceled up to 24 hours prior to departure.

Highlights

  • Learn of the confluence of cultures that make San Antonio unique!
  • Tour includes detailed history of the Downtown Reach, Museum Reach, and Mission Reach
  • Shop or have lunch at El Mercado- the largest Mexican market in the nation
  • Explore the Japanese Tea Garden with its koi ponds, stone archways, and tea house
  • Marvel at the original frescos at the UNESCO World Heritage Site- Mission Concepcion
  • Listen to exciting sound effects and narratives about historical sites & significant events

Includes

  • Pick up and Drop off at downtown area hotels - - Must contact Gray Line San Antonio 48 hours prior to your tour departure to confirm your reservation
  • Stops at: La Villita Historic Arts Village, El Mercado (Market Square), Japanese Tea Garden, and the UNESCO World Heritage Site- Mission Concepcion

  • 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 at your own expense

Please Note

This interesting and exciting experience gives our guests a broad overview of the Downtown Reach, Museum Reach, and Mission Reach. By purchasing the San Antonio: The Grand Historic City Tour Full Day you pay a discounted full day rate - which is less than the per guest price charged when purchasing Part 1 (A.M.) & Part 2 (P.M.) separately.

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October 12, 2020
The tour was worth the cost.
Mr Richard Dahl
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March 16, 2020
The tour is well worth the money and the pick up/drop off at our hotel was a plus
a Gray Line customer
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January 28, 2020
Very reasonable cost for the value including lunch at an iconic Mexican restaurant.
a Gray Line customer
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December 26, 2019
Overall a good tour and we’d use gray line again
a Gray Line customer
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November 28, 2019
Easy, nice follow up on the phone prior to the tour.
Mr Jonathon Lloyd
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November 6, 2019
Well worth the dollars, no hesitation
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October 12, 2020
Image with Rate from a Gray Line customer
The tour was worth the cost.
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
March 16, 2020
Image with Rate from Mr Richard Dahl
The tour is well worth the money and the pick up/drop off at our hotel was a plus
reviewed by Mr Richard Dahl
January 28, 2020
Image with Rate from a Gray Line customer
Very reasonable cost for the value including lunch at an iconic Mexican restaurant.
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
December 26, 2019
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Overall a good tour and we’d use gray line again
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
November 28, 2019
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Easy, nice follow up on the phone prior to the tour.
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
November 6, 2019
Image with Rate from Mr Jonathon Lloyd
Well worth the dollars, no hesitation
reviewed by Mr Jonathon Lloyd

Itinerary

San Antonio: The Grand Historic Tour - Full Day includes both parts of a (2) Part Tour. It is the perfect way to get a grand overview of old San Antonio, with its rich history & culture. Play Texas Trivia way with your Gray Line Tour Guide. Your experience includes over 70 sites and points of interest, including: Hemisfair Park, La Villita; Briscoe Western Art Museum; Sunset Station; St. Paul Square; Alamodome; Rivercenter Mall; Alamo Plaza & historic hotels; Paris Hatters; the 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; El Mercado - old Mexican market; San Antonio River Locks and Dam; Pearl Brewery Redevelopment; the Museum District and 3 Museums; Brackenridge Park; San Antonio Museum of Art; San Antonio Botanical Garden; McNay Art Museum; San Antonio Zoo; Japanese Tea Garden; UNESCO World Heritage Site: Mission Concepcion; Southtown, Blue Star Arts Complex; Alamo Plaza and the story of Emily Morgan. This tour ends at the Alamo or Selected Downtown Hotels (guest's choice).

Gray Line San Antonio will pick you up at your downtown area hotel. Make arrangements for pickup 48 hours in advance to ensure your hotel is on the list.

Tour details the history of San Antonio's confluence of cultures.

Downtown Reach points of interest include: Hemisfair Park; La Villita; Sunset Station; St. Paul Square; Paris Hatters; Theatre District; Briscoe Western Art Museum; Alamodome; Rivercenter Mall; Alamo Plaza & Historic Hotels; Buckhorn Saloon & Hall of Horns San Fernando Cathedral; 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; and major universities

Guests will have time on their own for lunch at El Mercado - the Historic Market Square.

Museum Reach points of interest include: San Antonio River locks; Pearl Brewery Redevelopment; Witte Museum; Brackenridge Park; San Antonio Museum of Art; San Antonio Botanical Garden; McNay Art Museum; San Antonio Zoo; with a stop at Japanese Tea Garden.

Mission Reach points of interest include: UNESCO World Heritage Site: Mission Concepcion; Mission Reach Redevelopment; Southtown; Blue Star Arts Complex; King William District

Tour ends at the Alamo 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 reservation. We pick up at any downtown San Antonio hotel starting 30 minutes prior to the departure time!

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