If you want to spend your vacation in one of the best places on earth, you might want to try visiting San Antonio. There you can see a lot of beautiful tourist destinations and hotels that you and your family will surely enjoy. Historical architecture, fun activities, authentic culture, and joyful people are the things that you can find in San Antonio.
When planning to stay in San Antonio, you have the option to explore the outer suburbs or just simply stay downtown. If you choose to spend your vacation without getting far from downtown, you don’t have to rent a car.
From the airport, you’re more likely to get to the Alamo (downtown) by taking a cab. It is more advisable for two or more people to take a taxi because it only costs around $19 for all the people inside the taxi. But if you are a single traveler, you can take the SA Trans, which is only $12 one-way.
In San Antonio, you can find lots of hotels situated around the Alamo or just near River Walk. San Antonio hotels offer scenic views right from the comfort of your room as you can see the beautiful and historic places around San Antonio. The hotels in Alamo are Residence Inn San Antonio, Downtown/Alamo Plaza, Emily Morgan Hotel, Travelodge Alamo, Buckhorn Saloon & Museum, Holiday Inn Express Sea World, and more. Best Western Sunset Suites, Hampton Inn , Holiday Inn El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel, and Marriott Plaza San Antonio are just few of the many hotels that you can find on River Walk.
From the hotel of your choice, you can easily go to other places and see famous attractions such as the Texas Hill Country. A downtown streetcar or a city bus can take you to other popular tourist spots such as Brackenridge Park/Zoo, SeaWorld, Market Square, the Missions, and more. If you wish to rent a car to go to places you wish to visit, expect some expensive parking fees.
Many hotels apply premium charges for valet parking and it could be hourly or daily, depending on the hotel. The parking fee may start at $8 per, day depending on the parking location. If you don’t like to spend too much, then you might consider staying in a hotel away from downtown. You will not only save from not paying a parking fee, you will also save money on the more affordable hotel rates.