14 Tours Around San Antonio Even a Local Would Enjoy 

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CycloSocial Co.
Pearl Parkway., (210) 819-4747 CycloSocial
In this bike tour of San Antonio, no man is left behind...mainly because every man is on the same bike. CycloSocial operates a 15 passenger group cycle powered by the pedaling of the passengers made as an eco-friendly alternative outlet for groups of friends to socialize and explore the beautiful city of San Antonio.
Photo by CycloSocial
Mission Kayaking
330 Mission Pkwy., (210) 849-2958 Mission Kayak
Mission Kayaking has taken San Antonio off shores and allows for you to get up close and personal with one of the River City’s most noteworthy attribute--the San Antonio River. Not only do you get to enjoy a day on the water taking in the beautiful SA air, you are personally guided through the San Antonio Missions National Park and granted historical insight along the way.
Photo via Instagram, Old Grimy
Pearl Brunch Walking Tour of San Antonio
136 E. Grayson St., (210) 632-7839 Pearl Brunch Walking Tour
One of the most important and defining components of culture is the art of food...so why not take a tour of some of the best food San Antonio has to offer? The Pearl is a local gem that has a serious reputation for great atmosphere and even better food. On this walking tour of the brewery, you receive a little taste — in the most literal sense —of the goodness these restaurants bestow and even some history on the origination of them.
Photo via Instagram, Historic Pearl
The BarWalk
300 Alamo Plaza., (210) 774-0962 The BarWalk
San Antonio’s bar tour, The BarWalk, describes their tour experience as “personal, intimate, fun, interactive, social, smart, educational, all-encompassing” as it distinguishes itself from the overwhelming cluster that is the stereotypical tour. Advocates of local businesses and good conversation, The BarWalk tour will offer a small, more intimate tour of some of the most historic bars and boutique bars in Texas.
Photo by The BarWalk
San Antonio Electric Scooter tour to The Japanese Tea Garden
505 E Travis St., 210-530-1944 Electric Scooter Tour
San Antonio Electric Scooter makes a simple trip to the Japanese Tea Gardens more scenic, extended trip. This tour is led by a knowledgeable and friendly guide and includes safety gear for the group. Along the way to the Garden, the route stops by the Pearl Brewery and part of the original riverwalk called the “Museum Reach” where breathtaking scenery and art sculptures are located among the trails.
Photo by Scooter Power Tours
Sisters Grimm Ghost Tours
300 Alamo Plaza (210)-638-1338 Sisters Grimm Ghost Tours
For those seeking insight and entertainment in regards to the more paranormal, historical aspect of San Antonio, Sisters Grimm Ghost Tours are sure to deliver. Multiple tour options are offered including San Antonio’s first ghost bus tour, a ghost walk to stroll around old San Antonio and listen to the spooky tales of San Antonio’s ghostly past, and finally a ghost walk tour with a three-course dining experience in Texas’ most haunted hotel, The Menger.
Photo via Instagram, Sisters Grimm
Cottonwood Wine Tours
1814 Buena Vista St., (210) 488-6867 Cottonwood Wine Tours
While touring the historical monuments of San Antonio and (of course) the Riverwalk are pertinent for any first time tourist, some might prefer a more laid back and leisurely tour during their stay. As Texas has evolved into the 2nd most visited wine region in the United States, San Antonio offers the Cottonwood Wine tours that transport you to the wineries of the surrounding Hill Country. Plan the wine tour that caters most to your tastes and enjoy ride.
Photo via Instagram, Cottonwood Wine Tours
San Antonio Bike Tours
(210)-823-2200 San Antonio Bike Tour
Bike tours take new shape as the uncomfortable seats of a normal bike are traded in for San Antonio Bike Tours’ stable recumbent bikes adjusted to fit you. This is an interactive, outdoorsy way to gain a deeper appreciation for the unique architecture and public art that San Antonio embodies.
Photo by San Antonio Bike Tours
San Antonio Haunted Legends Segway Tour
124 Losoya St., 210-224-0773 Haunted Legends Segway Tour
San Antonio Haunted Legends Segway Tour takes spooky stories and folklore to two wheels. San Antonio is rich with history, legends, and myths that are passed on throughout time, no matter how scary or outlandish. This tour is a guided account of such occurrences and is sure to be a ghostly time.
Photo via Instagram, Segcity
HistoryTeller Tours
300 Alamo Plaza., (210)-300-3686 Tours of the Alamo
Who says history has to be boring? Rather than merely regurgitating facts, Historytellers have utilized their creativity to tell the tales of history through story-telling. Between the stories and the tour, the passion these guides have for history is enough for anyone to become engaged in the intricate past that has shaped San Antonio today.
Photo by Tours of the Alamo
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Segway Nation, Inc
260 East Houston St., (210)-441-1198 Segway Nation
Offered 6 times daily, 7 days a week, Segway Nation has set a more modern precedent more Downtown touring. Locals and tourists alike can enjoy a historically informative downtown experience with an innovative twist by means of transportation. Pick the perfect tour for you and your group as multiple routes are scheduled, visiting historically monumental landmarks in San Antonio such as the Tower of the Americas, the Alamo, and even more eerie destinations such as the Haunted Menger Hotel.
Photo via Instagram, Andie
River City Run
1004 S St Mary’s St., (210)-201-3786 River City Run SA
River City Run has taken the typical way to tour the river city and has transformed it into an active, engaging and original outlet for anyone of any age to educate themselves on the beauty that is San Antonio. These 5k running tours through the heart of San Antonio are great for not only tourists, but locals too as it adds an energetic and refreshing approach to site seeing your city.
Photo via Instagram, River City Run SA
San Antonio Grand Sightseeing Tours
(888)-651-9785Lonely Planet
The Grand Sightseeing tour is just the tour for someone who wants to cover their bases as far as the major historical San Antonio sites. Hitting the Alamo, the San Jose Missions, and the Japanese Sunken Garden this all day tour features a boat cruise on the river and even passes other San Antonio treasures like Brackenridge park and the Spanish Governor’s Palace.
Photo via Pinterest,Pinterest
San Antonio Scavenger Hunt Adventure
Houston St Navarro St., 805-603-5620 San Antonio Scavenger Hunt Adventure
This inventive take on tour guiding utilizes technology to turn a generic tour into a hunt for the history of San Antonio. Using a smartphone, you and your group will receive an interactive tour, challenges, and hints to earn points and see the sights of San Antonio in a whole new light.
Photo by Urban Adventure Quest
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CycloSocial Co.
Pearl Parkway., (210) 819-4747 CycloSocial
In this bike tour of San Antonio, no man is left behind...mainly because every man is on the same bike. CycloSocial operates a 15 passenger group cycle powered by the pedaling of the passengers made as an eco-friendly alternative outlet for groups of friends to socialize and explore the beautiful city of San Antonio.
Photo by CycloSocial