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  • Location:San Antonio, Texas
  • Duration:Flexible

Alamo Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour

For total flexibility, the Alamo Hop On Hop Off Trolley is the way to go! Discover the best of San Antonio at your own pace. The trolley stops at all of the best places to see and you are free to stop and browse at your leisure. When you're done, simply board the next trolley that comes along!


  • San Antonio trolley
  • Discover the best of San Antonio at your own pace
  • The trolley stops at all of the best places to see
  • Get off and shop and browse at your leisure and when you're ready to go, simply board the next trolley
  • For the most flexibility, the Alamo Hop On Hop Off Trolley is the way to go

What You Can Expect

Alamo Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour

Alamo Trolley Hop On Hop Off Tour

The Alamo- Founded in 1718, where 189 Texians and Tejanos fought against Santa Anna's army in the battle that inspired the cry "Remember the Alamo."

Imax Theater, Rivercenter Mall, Riverboat Rides- Relive the Battle of the Alamo on the IMAX Theater's six-story screen in "Alamo...the Price of Freedom." Shop in Rivercenter Mall's 130 stores and restaurants then catch a Riverboat ride in the lagoon.

Institute of Texan Cultures- Where you will find interactive displays of 27 ethnic and cultural groups that settled the state and a multimedia presentation in the Dome Theater. Hemishair Park- Site of the 1968 world's fair.

Mission San Jose- At the Visitor Center see how the missions formed the foundation of the city and learn about South Texas' unique history and colorful culture.

Mission Concepcion- Original frescos are still visible within the rooms of the mission. This is the oldest unrestored stone church in the nation today.

Market Square- A taste of old Mexico! Arts, crafts and food in a unique market setting with over 50 specialty shops.

San Fernando Cathedral- Founded in 1738, this is among the oldest Catholic parish churches in the southwest. Main Plaza - the heart of San Antonio dating from 1772. Plaza De Armas - the original site of the Spanish Presidio and home of the Spanish Governor when Texas was under Spanish rule.

La Villita- San Antonio's oldest surviving neighborhood dating from the 1750's is now alive with artists and craftsmen, shops and restaurants.

Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2014

It was just perfect for 12 ladies. Enjoyed the drivers, etc, etc. The drivers were very informative and very nice and friendly. Loved San Antonio.

Derek M United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2010

This is a fantastic way to see San Antonio at its best!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2009

Excellent tour amiable driver guide, however, check with local vendor for departure times. We almost missed the 'next' bus, thinking we were more than a half hr early.

Daniel H

4 star rating: Recommended February 2016

Great way to see the sights of San Antonio at minimum cost. Trolleys ran on time and guides were very informative. It allows you to take your time at each stop.

John R

4 star rating: Recommended November 2015

A few more trolleys during the prime portion of the day would be helpful--

Ching S

4 star rating: Recommended March 2015

It is an excellent option if you want to cover the highlights of San Antonio and at your own pace. You can choose to hop off at your desired sights.

The downside is sometimes the wait for the shuttle can be rather unpredictable so.. It can be quite a wait.


4 star rating: Recommended May 2014

an enjoyable trip with lots of local and historical info.

Anne R

4 star rating: Recommended April 2012

Enjoyed it very much, especially our gie

Linda G USA

4 star rating: Recommended April 2009

Trolley drivers were great, very informative. Great way to get to parts of San Antonio that are not within walking distance of the downtown hotels.

Andrew S

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better September 2015

Leroy was great. The other driver was awful and made me feel like the tour was a waste of money.

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