Dam Safety 2017 Guest Tour: San Antonio Sampler

When: Tuesday, September 12, 11:00 am – 4:30 pm

Description: This tour departs from the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country, where you will board a luxury van for the ride into the city of San Antonio.  The first stop on the tour is the border-style El Mercado or Mexican Market. A three-block outdoor plaza lined with restaurants, shops and produce stands Market Square is the largest Mexican market in the U.S. It is one of America's top -ten outdoor markets according to Frommer's, and is often the scene of many Hispanic festivals. Dozens of shops sell everything from arts and crafts, to hand-embroidered clothing, to local produce. 

After a leisurely stroll and lunch at one of El Mercado’s authentic Mexican restaurants, guest will get to experience the San Antonio River Walk on a privately chartered River Cruiser.  The barge captain will provide historical and entertaining commentary as you pass through the pages of San Antonio history.

The final stop on the tour is the most famous of the San Antonio missions, Mission San Antonio de Valero, better known as the Alamo. Established in 1718, the Alamo played a pivotal role in Texas history.  The shrine displays exhibits from the battle and guests will enjoy the beautifully landscaped grounds.

Registration for this amazing tour is only $85 per person and includes motorcoach transportation, guided tours, chartered barge river excursion, and admission to the Alamo. Lunch is on your own in the Mexican Market.

Special thanks to our sustaining members