Visiting San Antonio's River Walk

TEXAS - Visiting San Antonio's River Walk is a great way to learn about the city's history.  It is also a fun way to enjoy some shopping and dining. The 15-mile-long San Antonio River Walk stretch is one of the city's most popular attractions. There are many shops, restaurants, and bars along the walk.

Visiting San Antonio's River Walk
Photo: San Antonio's River Walk

 Stroll the San Antonio's River Walk

The San Antonio River Walk is divided into three sections: Downtown Reach, Mission Reach, and Museum Reach. The Downtown Reach is the most popular section of the river walk.

It includes the San Antonio Museum of Art, a modern museum that houses a diverse art collection. The museum also features a gallery dedicated to Texas art. There is also an exhibition dedicated to Asian art. The museum is located in the former 19th-century brewery building.

The Mission Reach is the longest stretch of the River Walk. It connects four of the five Spanish missions that are UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Lone Star State. The stretch is known for its beautiful landscaping and miniature waterfalls. The area is also home to several restaurants, a children's museum, and a water fountain. The site is also home to luxury apartment complexes.

The Museum Reach area features four museums, including the McNay Art Museum. The Museum Reach also features the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. The McNay Art Museum is housed in a Spanish Colonial-Revival mansion.

There are also several hotels located in the Museum Reach area. There are also several live music venues. Several restaurants serve Tex-Mex food. You can also find several restaurants that allow dogs on their patios.