If you're looking for a romantic boat ride, there's a winding river in the Heartland with year-round rides. It's right here in San Antonio, Texas. Aptly nicknamed River City, you'll find more than just the site of the famous 1836 battle. This gorgeous getaway with plenty of hotels near the Riverwalk is a great place to spend vacations in San Antonio.
The five-mile stretch of the San Antonio River running right through the city will amaze your senses. Lined on both sides with pedestrian walkways, you can take a relaxing stroll, shop for souvenirs at the boutiques, enjoy spicy Tex-Mex cuisine, or even get married! Marriage Island is a little islet dedicated to those tying the knot along the river. And you can even save more money for the honeymoon when you stay at one of the cheap San Antonio hotels near Riverwalk.
On a family vacation and find it's too hot to stay outside? Head indoors where they have to keep it nice and cool (or the people might melt)—the Plaza Theatre of Wax. Just half a mile away from one of the San Antonio Riverwalk, you'll be mesmerized by these famous fixtures immortalized in wax. You and the kids will have fun wondering how they make them so lifelike. Feel like exploring more indoor sights near your San Antonio hotel? If you're into the bizarre and competitive world of record-keeping, just another block away down Alamo Plaza you'll find the Guinness World Records Museum. Get inspired by artifacts, videos, games, and interactive exhibits throughout the 16 galleries. While you're there, you can even attempt to set a new world record in the Attempt Arena.
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