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    Super Member susie0808's Avatar
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    Spent a few days in Austin and San Antonio. We went to dinner at the Oasis over looking Lake Travis in Austin. The view is simply beautiful. The food was delicious!! Then we went to San Antonio, beautiful city! Loved it there.

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    War of the Alamo with Davie Crocket 1836
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    Looks like fun! Great pictures!

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    Great pictures. We were in San Antonio once for a conference several years ago and had a wonhderful time. Best dinner I have ever had was at Mortin's and every bar along the riverwalk made the best frozen margaritas I have ever tasted.

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    Thank you for sharing these beautiful pictures with us :D:D:D

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    Love the pictures! I've never been to San Antonio, and have always wanted to see the Alamo. Great pictures!

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    Thanks! It is really beautiful there. You get an over whelming sense of history and to be able to touch the stone from that time I had goose bumps. Here are some more.

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    I was there 4 years ago (?) it was wonderful :lol: Did you do a boat ride at the riverwalk ?

    Thanks for bringing back wonderful memories

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    Quote Originally Posted by sharon b
    I was there 4 years ago (?) it was wonderful :lol: Did you do a boat ride at the riverwalk ?

    Thanks for bringing back wonderful memories
    Yes we did and it was great! So many pictures! :thumbup:
    You are welcome!

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    So glad you enjoyed your trip to this great state. I was just in San Antonio a few months ago. Loved the river walk and the boat ride. Did you see the bldg that looked flat? Amazing and all the ducks. I also Love the Oasis . Nice view. My DS and DIL went to college in Austin and we visited often. Love your picture. Thanks for sharing.

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    I loved my time in Texas, I went to college at Texas Tech. Such a beautiful place, I went to SA,, and it is so rich with history. Beautiful pictures!!!

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    What a fun time. Thanks for sharing your pics.

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    Thanks for sharing your pics.
    And thanks for doing PR for our Texas Tourism.
    San Antonio is my favorite Texas city..........but Fort Worth runs a real close second.
    So.........now that you know Texas is a wonderful place to vacation.........Y'all come back, now, ya hear??? :-D

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    Wow, thanks for sharing the pictures, never been there before

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    I was there visiting my daughter in San Antonio. I saw the Alamo....thought it would have been bigger....lol and went to Riverwalk.....

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    Thank you for visiting San Antonio! Your pictures did us proud!

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    Aw, thanks for sharing your pictures...I've never been there, looks wonderful!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Toto's Mom
    Thanks for sharing your pics.
    And thanks for doing PR for our Texas Tourism.
    San Antonio is my favorite Texas city..........but Fort Worth runs a real close second.
    So.........now that you know Texas is a wonderful place to vacation.........Y'all come back, now, ya hear??? :-D
    Absolutely!! :thumbup: :thumbup:

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    Quote Originally Posted by susie0808
    Spent a few days in Austin and San Antonio. We went to dinner at the Oasis over looking Lake Travis in Austin. The view is simply beautiful. The food was delicious!! Then we went to San Antonio, beautiful city! Loved it there.
    Hey Sue you where in my neck of the woods, Iam an hour away from San Antonio, lived here 5 years and have not seen Alamo yet. I live out in the Hill Country and hate the city. Will be posting pictures of the ranch soon.

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    As a San Antonio resident, one of our favorite questions from tourists is "Why did they build the Alamo downtown?"

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    Quote Originally Posted by ladydi64
    Quote Originally Posted by susie0808
    Spent a few days in Austin and San Antonio. We went to dinner at the Oasis over looking Lake Travis in Austin. The view is simply beautiful. The food was delicious!! Then we went to San Antonio, beautiful city! Loved it there.
    Hey Sue you where in my neck of the woods, Iam an hour away from San Antonio, lived here 5 years and have not seen Alamo yet. I live out in the Hill Country and hate the city. Will be posting pictures of the ranch soon.
    If you enjoy history you most definately will enjoy the alamo. There is a rich sense of history there.Would love to see pictures of your ranch.

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    Beautiful pictures! We were there last year in January. It is a beautiful city and I'd love to go back.

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    Ladydi.....which direction are you from SA??? My very best friend moved out to Menard by Fort McKavett last year, on the banks of the San Saba River, and it is wonderful out there, too. I think there is least 100 head of livestock for every human in the county.

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    Our city is fantastic for vacations, conventions, conferences with lots to do & see. Not just for adults either, it's a "kid friendly" place too, with Sea World, 6 Flags over Texas, river tubing, water parks etc. We have very little industry here compared to most cities our size so tourism/visitors is our BIGGIE! Glad you enjoyed it and your pictures were great!

    Summer humidity gets uncomfortable, but sure beats shoveling snow and having to stay inside for months, & months.

    Come back soon, ya'll.

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    Quote Originally Posted by susie0808
    Spent a few days in Austin and San Antonio. We went to dinner at the Oasis over looking Lake Travis in Austin. The view is simply beautiful. The food was delicious!! Then we went to San Antonio, beautiful city! Loved it there.
    Glad you enjoyed your time here in Texas !! Austin & SA offer so much to do & see, and so much history

    Amazing to think that The Alamo almost WASN'T ... it had fallen into complete ruin before 1900 and was only saved in a campaign by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.
    They still manage & oversee it today, keeping it a free historical site for the public. :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by renee765
    As a San Antonio resident, one of our favorite questions from tourists is "Why did they build the Alamo downtown?"
    now thats funny

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