Travel guides to San Antonio, Texas, selected by SanAntonio.com editors, including travel books, dining guides, maps and San Antonio-specific specialty guides. Featuring top travel guides such as Frommer's San Antonio and Austin and Insider's Guide to Austin.
Karen Foulk's good-natured San Antonio guide looks at San Antonio's Festivals, market places, attractions (from relative unknowns like the Cave-without-a-name to the infamous Alamo and Riverwalk) and cuisine as endless sources of family fun and inspiration.
Exploring San Antonio with Children
By Docia Shultz Williams
San Antonio is a living history lesson and Williams' San Antonio travel guide brings South Texas's history to life for traveling families with a selective guide to San Antonio attractions and restaurants. She also includes some spooky local ghost stories to tell the kids on a San Antonio night.
Frommer's San Antonio & Austin (2002)
By Edie Jarolim
Frommer's San Antonio & Austin is an invaluable San Antonio guide for visitors, with excellently organized information on San Antonio's top areas, attractions, hotels and dining, all told in a been-there voice. Austin is a worthy day trip from San Antonio, or vice versa, so this guide works well for both.
Insider's Guide to San Antonio (2002)
By Paris Permenter and John Bigley
The Insiders' Guide to San Antonio offers travelers, newcomers, and locals comprehensive information on what to expect in San Antonio. From San Antonio Missions National Historical Park to European-style cafes, this San Antonio travel guide is a thorough overview of San Antonio's culture, architecture, attractions, dining and nightlife.
Kinky Friedman's Guide to Texas Etiquette: How to Get to Heaven or Hell Without Going through Dallas-Fort Worth
By Kinky Friedman
Somewhat of a Texas legend, the irreverent and funny Kinky Friedman explains why it's near blasphemy to order a decaf latte in Texas and delves full-throttle into what makes a Texan tick--aside from oil.
San Antonio Uncovered (2001)
by Mark Louis Rybczyk
A historical guide geared for people who grew up in San Antonio is also a top choice for visitors wanting to really get into the San Antonio scene. Author Mark Rybczyk dispels myths, looks at local legends, and covers all of San Antonio's attractions from the ugliest statue all the way to the trademark Alamo in this well-informed and humorous account.
Shifra Stein's Day Trips from San Antonio: Getaways Less Than Two Hours Away
By Paris Permenter, John Bigley
Organized by direction, with Day Trips to the Northeast, West and all around, Shifra Stein's simple, straightforward and worthwhile day trips get San Antonio transplants familiarized with the San Antonio area and help get long-term San Antonio visitors on the open Texas road.
The Alamo (2003)
By Frank Thompson
A gorgeously printed and photographed ode to the Alamo.
The Spanish Missions of San Antonio
By Lewis F. Fisher
This San Antonio travel guide is a concisely written and lavishly illustrated account of the life span of San Antonio's five Spanish colonial missions, the largest cluster of missions in the United States, originally built by Native American peoples under the "gun" of Franciscan friars on the fringes of what was once Old Spain.
San Antonio Maps
Streetwise San Antonio
By Michael Brown
A color-coded map of San Antonio that doubles as a visual travel guide San Antonio neighborhoods and attractions.