A weekend getaway.

San Antonio Travel Blog

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Riverwalk

San Antonio is by far our favorite US city.  I have been 6 times and we even tried to relocate there once.

Northwest started nonstop flights from Indianapolis to San Antonio on May 2, so of course, we were very excited!  We decided that the weekend of our anniversary would be a perfect time to take advantage of the new flights.

We left on Friday May 16 and just spent the evening having dinner at Taco Cabana and dessert at Amy's Ice Creams.

On Saturday morning, we awoke early and headed down to the Alamo and Riverwalk areas.  We found some parking near the Alamo for $10 all day.  We walked through the Alamo and then down to the walkway that goes under the Hyatt Hotel to the Riverwalk.   If you have not been, the Riverwalk is a subterranean wonder!  It is miles and miles of things for everyone, including restaurants, bars, nightclubs, shops, events, hotels, serenity, boat rides, and so much more.

Alamo
   We walked all over the city and had lunch on the river, at Paloma Restaurant.  We had eaten here before and it was good as usual.  My wife had the carne asada and I had the enchiladas suizas.    We spent some time in Hemisfair Park so our daughter could play on the playground.   We also toured the grounds of the Alamo for a little bit.    That evening, we went to the Mercado area for dinner at Mi Tierra, which is a must if you visit this city!  Mi Tierra is open 24/7 and has awesome food and even better pastries!  The decor is outrageous too!   This time I had carne asada and my wife had mole enchiladas.  We eat at Mi Tierra everytime we visit San Antonio.  Once again, we could not pass up an Amy's Ice Cream for dessert!

On Sunday, we headed back to Indianapolis.   It was a smooth two hour flight back home.   This was a short trip but I guarantee we will be back many times!

ela3211 says:
I have to agree with you , I had the greates childhood there!!
Posted on: Jun 24, 2013
vulindlela says:
I agree.....Lackland would be the perfect base for basic!
Posted on: Oct 19, 2012
mistyleatherneck says:
As many years as I have been in the military, and as many times as I have been to San Anton, San Antonio is one of the best places to train and have liberty!!! I tell the recruits coming thru that when they go to school there they are going to be living the dream.
Posted on: Oct 19, 2012
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