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  • Location: San Antonio, Texas
  • Duration:  1-2 days (approx.)

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Experience the best of San Antonio on a City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour. Board an open-top, double-decker bus at any of the 11 stops around the city and enjoy recorded commentary about San Antonio's history, culture, architecture and arts. Visit San Fernando Cathedral, see HemisFair Park’s Tower of the Americas, explore the Alamo and spend time shopping and browsing galleries at the Rivercenter Mall along the River Walk. Choose a 24- or 48-hour ticket, giving you flexibility to sightsee at your own pace.


  • City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off bus tour of San Antonio
  • Experience San Antonio’s highlights aboard an open-top, double-decker bus
  • Hop off at any of the 11 stops around the city to explore more on your own
  • Visit HemisFair Park, the Tower of the Americas, the Alamo, San Fernando Cathedral, several market squares and more
  • Browse shops and galleries at the Rivercenter Mall along the River Walk
  • Choose from a 24- or 48-hour ticket and enjoy recorded commentary about the city

What You Can Expect

City Sightseeing San Antonio Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour

See famous sights including the Alamo

Head to San Antonio’s visitor center to pick up a map of the route and list of sites. Then, hop on the open-top, double-decker City Sightseeing bus at any of the 11 stops around the city with your 24-hour or 48-hour ticket, letting you see the best of the city at your own pace.

Hop off at Alamo Plaza, home to the Alamo, a site founded by the Spanish in the late 1700s as Mission San Antonio de Valero. This is where Davey Crockett, Jim Bowie, Colonel Travis and many others fought valiantly during the Texas Revolution. Walk to the nearby Rivercenter Mall on the Riverwalk to shop, browse galleries and grab a bite at a restaurant.

Visit a variety of market squares and stop by HemisFair Park, an urban park filled with fun activities and great views. See the grand Tower of the Americas, built for the 1968 World's Fair and once the country's tallest observation tower!

Hop off and enter San Fernando Cathedral, one of the country’s oldest cathedral sanctuaries, built in 1734 by settlers from the Canary Islands. This site is the final resting place of several heroes lost in the Battle of the Alamo.You can also explore the King William Historic District, wander down St Mary’s Street and much more.

Aboard the bus, you’ll get great views of the city and enjoy recorded commentary, letting you learn about all the sites you see. A full list of stops can be found in the Itinerary section below.


Stops on the tour include:

1. The Alamo
  • River Walk shops and restaurants
  • Rivercenter Mall, Visitor Information Center
2. Alamo Plaza
  • The Alamo
  • River Walk
3. Alamo Cenotaph
  • Alamo Plaza attractions
  • Buckhorn Museum
4. St Mary's Street (Request Stop)
  • Majestic, Empire and Aztec theaters
5. Spanish Governor's Palace
  • San Fernando Cathedral
6. Museo Alameda
  • Museo Alameda
  • Market Square
7. Market Square
  • El Mercado
  • Market Square
8. La Quinta Hotel (Request Stop)
  • La Quinta Hotel
9. Blue Star
  • Blue Star Arts Complex
  • Guenther House
10. King William Historic District (Request Stop)
  • King William Historic District
  • Steve’s Homestead Museum
11. HemisFair Park (Request Stop)
  • HemisFair Park
  • La Villita
  • Tower of the Americas
  • Convention Center

Request stops do not stop unless requested by an onboard passenger or an awaiting passenger at the stop

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This is a great way to get around. Loved our choices we made when booking this city tour. Everyone was so helpful and do a very good job running this sightseeing tour. A must if you are seeing San Antonio for the first time.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Amazing experience, gives you enough time to check all the places

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