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10 Jul

Visit San Antonio for Smooth Jazz, Great Food & Rich History

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San Antonio is a magical place where the famed River Walk ambles along the San Antonio River delivering fun, creative food venues, great shops and adventure.
San Antonio Riverwalk
With the recent expansion, the River Walk  now has 5 miles of attractions, new walking and biking trails, and the city has exploded with energy.

This summer is a great time to explore San Antonio.  Begin with the Balcones Heights Jazz Festival which has been a San Antonio must  for over 15 years and it is free…you heard us right, FREE!. All the concerts are staged in an outdoor amphitheater at Wonderland of the Americas during July and August. Couple this with the Culinaria Wine and Culinary Arts Festival on August 20-27th and you will be ready for the time of your life in San Antonio.

I recently visited San Antonio and what a surprise! I had not been there in years and the city has grown around it’s rich southern heritage. The River Walk stretches along for miles; perfect for a leisurely stroll, a romantic dinner, or a place to meet and listen to the music of the city – there is so much to do here. San Antonio Museum of ArtTake the river taxi north along the 1.3 mile Museum Reach and disembark to any one of the great eating experiences such as the Copper Kitchen which is run by the Southwest School of Art  or spend some time in the San Antonio Museum of Art.

San Antonio is an easy city to get around – no need to rent a car. Between the Double Decker buses, Water Taxis , and public transportation, you can easily make your way around San Antonio .  Smart travelers can purchase combination transportation passes at the VIA Online Store.  So pick up a pass and make sure you venture out to the Pearl Brewery where you can take a free Flamenco or Tango dance lesson and nibble your way through the Farmer’s Market

Here are 6 top travel tips to add fun to your San Antonio visit:

·        The AlamoWhere to Eat and Drink

·        Take a Sunset Cruise

·        Get A History Lesson

·        Where to Shop

·        Take A Guided Tour

·        Request A Free Visit San Antonio Travel Guide

And don’t miss a visit to The Alamo for the 175th anniversary of the Battle of The Alamo.  The whole family will enjoy a visit to San Antonio.