Hidden Treasures
in San Antonio, TX (showing 13 - 23 out of 23)

If you’re looking for must-see hidden spots in the area, you’ve come to the right place. We have everything you’re looking for to enjoy the town – whether for a few, fun vacation days or as a new resident. The area is full of quaint little plazas and gardens, and gorgeous cathedrals for a fun-filled afternoon with friends and family.

Among hidden treasures, you will also find important memorials and historic buildings that you won’t want to miss during your outing. Below you’ll find a detailed description of each location, along with their address, phone number, and website, to check out more information. We also have a useful map to easily plan your visit to every spot you want to hit.

RJA Ghost Tours

San Antonio, TX

(800) 407-1704

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Take a tour with RJA Ghost Tours to learn about San Antonio's storied history, and possibly see these legends yourself.

RJA Ghost Tours take you to the paranormal with fun and informative visits of one of the most haunted places, San Antonio, TX. History and legend come alive as your tour guide provides an experience unlike any other. Be ready to see the past with RJA Ghost Tours.

San Antonio Western Shooting

13250 Pleasanton Rd
San Antonio, TX 78221   Directions

(210) 213-9812

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In the absense of a time machine, you and yours can relive the Wild West and become a real cowboy at San Antonio Western Shooting, even if it's only for a day.

Your "Western Shooting Experience" will take you to a private "Western Town" set on a shooting range south of Loop 410 and will afford you the chance to shoot at a wide variety of silhouette and reactive targets with more than 50 rounds of ammunition. Real guns and real ammunition is provided in addition to safe handling and shooting instructions.

Safety, exciting fun and home grown marksmanship are waiting for you with just one phone call. 

San Fernando Cathedral

115 W Main Plaza
San Antonio, TX 78205   Directions

(210) 227-1297

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San Fernando Cathedral is the oldest standing church in Texas, where the atmosphere is lively and welcoming. Gaze at the breathtaking architecture, its twin steeples, and the historic icons and objects inside where you can say a prayer for loved ones. Masses in both Spanish and English are held throughout the week.

Spanish Governor's Palace

105 Plaza De Armas
San Antonio, TX 78205   Directions

(210) 224-0601

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View the "Most Beautiful Building in San Antonio," the Spanish Governor's Palace. Given the title by the National Geographic Society, the national historic landmark once housed the officials of the Spanish Province of Texas. 

Before Texas independence, before the Battle of the Alamo, San Antonio was Presidio San Antonio de Bejar. Now it is the last visual reminder of the time when Spain laid claim to San Antonio.

 

Tejas Rodeo Company

401 Obst Rd
Bulverde, TX 78163   Directions

(830) 980-2226

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Just north of San Antonio, in the corner of Bulverde, Texas is a hidden gem called the Tejas Rodeo Company. Providing a true taste of Texas and it's authentic Western-heritage, this family-friendly rodeo and live music series starts the first weekend in March and continues each Saturday through the last weekend in November. Book your next event or special occasion for a complete Texas experience.

Texas Pride Barbecue

1980 E Loop 1604 S
San Antonio, TX 78101   Directions

(210) 649-3730

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You can't spell T-E-X-A-S without B-B-Q and you haven't lived until you've tasted world famous Texas Pride BBQ which is incontestably award-winning and memorably delicious. Complete your meal with an amazing peach cobbler that food critics call "paradise on a plate."

Have your Lone Star fill of country dances, cowboys on horseback, motorcycle rallies, classic Texas beers, and musicians. Treat your family and guests to the sights and sounds of the River Walk, then park your hearts at Texas Pride BBQ. You won't regret it.
 

The County Line

111 W Crockett St Ste 104
San Antonio, TX 78205   Directions

(210) 229-1941

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For legendary Bar-B-Q, head to The County Line. We serve authentic barbecue in generous portions at reasonable prices. Don't forget to join us every Thursday for live music! Located on the scenic River Walk, The County Line is a great place for your next date or group event.

The Guenther House

205 E Guenther St
San Antonio, TX 78204   Directions

(210) 227-1061

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Come home to the Guenther House for your favorite all American breakfast, lunches with character, freshly baked pastries and then top it off with Founder's Choice Coffee. After your scrumptious meal, shop the kitchen and cooking store with everything you would need to recreate these magnificent culinary feats.

Complete your visit with an impressive tour of the actual historical home of the founder of Pioneer Flour Mills steeped in Art Nouveau and Victorian styles. There's an extraordinary place for you and yours at table in The Guenther House.

The Original Mexican Restaurant & Bar

528 Riverwalk St
San Antonio, TX 78205   Directions

(210) 224-9951

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Often copied but never duplicated, The Original Mexican Restaurant is home to the best Mexican food in San Antonio. We're right on the River Walk, serving you choice meals and Margaritas while you take a break from your leisure stroll.

The Original Mexican Restaurant is the perfect place to bring that special someone. We also have plenty of room for your next group event.

So when you're in the mood for authentic Mexican cuisine, don't go to just any Mexican restaurant, go to The Original Mexican Restaurant!

The Veranda

1746 Lockhill Selma Rd
San Antonio, TX 78213   Directions

(210) 366-1220

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This original "castle on the hill," The Veranda, is one of the most unique event spaces San Antonio has to offer. It is surrounded by lavish levels of lush green backdrops with seven different venues to create amazing memories.

Whether it's for the dream wedding, graduation, retirement or special landmark celebration, you will find a stunning atmosphere encompassing the 1931 estate house built of local stone, the artist cottage, the airy covered pavilion, and the rolling, oak-lined lawns.

Make your event the one everyone will talk about for years. 

Traders Village

9333 SW Loop 410
San Antonio, TX 78242   Directions

(210) 623-8383

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Imagine over 100 acres of the world's largest garage sale/trade center in history with over 1,000 dealers poised and ready for bargains fitting any imagination.

Every year over a million people browse, buy, trade and find their flea market paradise at Trasders Village. Rides, car shows, free concerts and festival food are all calling your name. Your swap meet/treasure hunt awaits you.

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