This ultimate Segway tour of San Antonio is the best way to see all the city’s highlights and learn some interesting history. Follow your knowledgeable guide to several historic landmarks like the Alamo, the Bexar County Courthouse, bustling Market Place and Milam Park. Pass San Fernando Cathedral, one of the country’s oldest cathedral sanctuaries; cruise down vibrant Houston Street; and see urban parks and the Tower of the Americas, built for the 1968 World's Fair. Learn about all the sights you see and make plenty of photo stops along the way.
Meet in downtown San Antonio on East Houston Street in the morning for your orientation and safety briefing. Once you feel comfortable on your Segway, follow your guide on a 2.5-hour tour of the city.
Cruise down Houston Street, the city’s lively, creative corridor lined with restaurants and entertainment venues. Along here, see the Alamo, founded by the Spanish in the late 1700s as Mission San Antonio de Valero. Learn how this is where Davey Crockett, Jim Bowie, Colonel Travis and many others fought valiantly during the Texas Revolution.
Pass the Bexar County Courthouse, a historic red-sandstone building constructed in 1896 in Romanesque Revival architectural style. Explore vibrant Market Place, which has been a destination for shoppers since the 1820s, before Texas joined the US! This unique cultural center keeps its Mexican legacy alive with crafts, dining and music.
Head to Milam Park, featuring a 26-foot (8-meter) copper-domed gazebo, and HemisFair Park, an urban park with fountains, playgrounds and a green landscape. Stop by the Alamodome, a local sports arena, and visit San Fernando Cathedral, one of the country’s oldest cathedral sanctuaries, built in 1734 by settlers from the Canary Islands. Discover how this is where some of the remains of the heroes of the Alamo are entombed.
You’ll also see the Tower of the Americas, built for the 1968 World's Fair and once the country's tallest observation tower!
You’ll make several stops along the way to take photos and hear interesting facts, stories and history from your guide. End your tour back on East Houston Street.