San Antonio, Texas: The Alamo

The holiest shrine in Texas. See the battered Spanish Mission where Crockett and Bowie perished, now surrounded by the fast food outlets, opportunistic attractions and gift stores made possible by their martyrdom.
Address:
300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX
Directions:
Downtown. On the east side of Alamo Plaza, between E. Houston and E. Crockett Sts.
Hours:
Daily 9-5:30. No photos in building. (Call to verify)
Phone:
210-225-1391
Admission:
Free.
RA Rates:
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The Alamo.

The Alamo

Siege at the Alamo! Segways were intended to be the 21st century's first game-changing mode of transportation, and they still maintain niche popularity for short tour rentals in spots like Alamo plaza. On any given day, scores of helmeted tourists-on-wheels form up outside the landmark's walls, like Santa Anna's elite cavalry.

[RoadsideAmerica.com Team, 08/08/2015]

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