Trip to San Antonio
Top 5 things to do on a San Antonio trip
- Visit the Alamo
- Check out the River Walk
- See the San Antonio Zoological Gardens and Aquarium
- Explore the San Antonio Museum of Art
- Take a walk through La Mission Park
Hot and humid, you'll find much to do in beautiful San Antonio. For the outdoorsman, San Antonio offers plenty of beautiful parks and lakes to see.
If you’ve never been to San Antonio, you owe yourself a proper adventure of exploring the history and culture it provides.
Numerous tours can help you navigate downtown and there are plenty of attractions, such as the historic Alamo and the River Walk.
Throughout San Antonio you’ll be able to marvel at its historic architecture, shop and dine downtown, visit museums, and much more.
We’ll try to help simplify your San Antonio trip by providing some our favorite hotels, shops, and restaurants listed below!
Transportation options in San Antonio
Our bus to San Antonio takes you to the parking lot at 840 Probandt St, near Bill Miller BBQ (temporary stop location).
Learn more about our most popular routes to San Antonio.
Upon your arrival, getting around on your San Antonio trip will be a breeze. Besides downtown being easily walk-able, there are many transportation options.
Take advantage of San Antonio’s bus system via the VIA Metropolitan Transit. In addition, there's a downtown trolley to get around.
Alternatively, taxis and ride shares are readily available as well.
Best places to stay in San Antonio
After your long exhaustive day of sight-seeing, you’re going to need a place to crash. San Antonio is widely known for its amenities and extensive hotel accommodations.
There are plenty of hotels to choose from, making a San Antonio trip accessible for any traveler.
The most lavish hotels in San Antonio would be the Le Rivage Hotel or the Citizen Hotel, putting you in a central location to many of the city’s sights.
Alternatively, many hotels such as the Quality Inn, Super 8, or other rentals are available at a lower cost and offer plenty of travel options for your trip to San Antonio.
Nightlife in San Antonio
Get ready to fiesta because San Antonio is known for its vibrant nightlife.
Drink Cocktail Bar is known for a huge variation of craft cocktails and martinis.
There are plenty of bars along the River Walk such as the Naked Iguana River Walk bar as well.
Check out Paramour for a rooftop bar for some great views of San Antonio.
Where to shop on your San Antonio trip
Whether you’re seeking retail therapy or looking for a tiny nugget of gold to bring home, San Antonio will be sure to meet your needs.
There will be no shortage of shopping options while you’re in the limits of the city.
You’ll find plenty of specialty shops, restaurants and boutiques downtown as well as along the River Walk.
The Rivercenter Mall is also located nearby for a wide variety of retail shops.
Make sure to check out Market Square on W Commerce for plenty of specialty shops and the occasional festival.
Best free things to do in San Antonio
- San Antonio Missions National Historical Park
- River Walk
- San Antonio Museum of Art (on free days)
- The Alamo
- Comanche Lookout
Even the most frugal of travelers will find something to love on their San Antonio trip.
Home to many lakes and parks, the outdoor attractions are of no cost to you. In addition, San Antonio has plenty of free museums to peruse.
You can even soak in the culture on your trip to San Antonio through Market Square, where it often will be buzzing with activity.
Benefits of taking a bus trip to San Antonio
- reserved seating
- fares starting at just $1*
When booking a San Antonio trip, you’re looking for the lowest costs, trip flexibility, and the best means to arrive comfortably and safely.
Look no further, because Megabus offers the easiest and most affordable options for traveling to San Antonio, with fares as low as $1*.
With the money you save on bus tickets to San Antonio, you’ll be left with more to spend on your upcoming San Antonio trip.
Megabus serves more than 100 cities and university campuses across North America, allowing you to choose the bus stop nearest to you and select your flexible schedule for your San Antonio trip.
This will ensure that when you arrive, you can immediately begin exploring the beauty of San Antonio.
On your San Antonio trip, you’ll be offered the highest level of comfort and safety as well as amenities such as onboard restrooms, individual power outlets, three-point seatbelts and reclining seats.
So if you’re planning on taking a San Antonio trip, book your ticket with us today to reserve your seat and see our first-class amenities firsthand.