Cheap San Antonio Vacations

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Your San Antonio vacation

The bustling city of San Antonio is the home of the bargain. Museum lovers can visit McNay Art Museum on the first Sunday of the month for free entry. For stunning surrounds in a relaxing setting, check out the famed Japanese Tea Garden or soak up scenery along San Antonio's renowned Riverwalk.

San Antonio is the most visited city in the Lone Star State. Some of its tourist-pulling attractions, like the Alamo and SeaWorld, will cost a few pesos, but with CheapTickets you can find plenty of ways to enjoy your San Antonio travels at a fraction of the cost.

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Cheap San Antonio Vacation Packages

Quality Inn & Suites Near Fort Sam Houston

2 stars
3.5 / 5 27 reviews
The hotel is located close to all of San Antonios attractions, businesses, shops and restaurants and is just minutes from the Riverwalk. All rooms feature free high speed internet, coffee makers, hair dryers, and irons and ironing boards. Some rooms have micro-fridges and pull out sofa sleepers. The hotel has a large pool, exercise room, restaurant and lounge. Pet accommodation: 30.00 USD per pet per stay wit a pet limit of two pets per room 20 lbs or less and unattended pets must be caged.
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Red Roof PLUS San Antonio Downtown

2 stars
3.3 / 5 178 reviews
Experience Red Roof PLUS. Adding more WOW to your stay! Discover an enhanced experience with all new rooms and our most requested higher-end amenities. A completely remodeled and upgraded stay. Red Roof PLUS+ San Antonio Downtown - Rverwalk is a pet friendly, family friendly hotel. This hotel is close to The Alamo, San Antonio Convention Center, the Riverwalk, the Alamodome and River Center Mall in downtown San Antonio, TX. The hotel is also close to Lila Cockrell Theatre, Market Square, Freeman Coliseum, ATT Center and Splashtown.
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Holiday Inn SAN ANTONIO-DWTN (MARKET SQ)

3 stars
3.2 / 5 117 reviews
Free parking and shuttle around town at this River Walk area propertyThe Holiday Inn San Antonio-Downtown (Market Square) hotel is close to everything. Parking is complimentary, as is a shuttle that offers trips to the airport and destinations within a five-mile radius around town. The fitness center was renovated in 2008. The business center has computer workstations, printers, copier and complimentary Wi-Fi Internet service, which also is available throughout the hotel. Madera's Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner -- kids eat free. There is a separate cocktail bar inside the restaurant. Highlights Free parking, and complimentary shuttle service to the airport and within a five-mile radius of the hotelKids eat free at Madera's Restaurant for breakfast, lunch and dinnerFree high-speed wireless InternetFitness center on-site with Inflight Fitness machinesFive versatile meeting rooms offer 5,346 square feet of space Rooms There are 313 guest rooms at the Holiday Inn San Antonio-Downtown (Market Square) hotel -- 101 single rooms with single king beds and 211 double rooms featuring a pair of queen beds -- and two suites in this four-story property. All are decorated in shades of burnt orange and rust. There are 12 ADA accessible rooms, too. There is no smoking permitted in the hotel. Desk-level electrical outlets provide a convenient place to charge devices. An expanded cable lineup, video games and pay-per-view movies are available on every room's TV. Comfy chairs and ottomans are in single rooms. Doubles have a table and two chairs. Suites offer a sitting area with roomy couch. Room service is available from 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Features A complimentary shuttle offers service to the airport and destinations within a five-mile radius of the Holiday Inn San Antonio-Downtown (Market Square) hotel. Parking is free. The fitness center was renovated in 2008 and features Inflight Fitness equipment -- two treadmills, one bike, one elliptical and two weight machines. TV, water and towels are provided. The unstaffed business center in the lobby has computer workstations, printers, copier and complimentary Wi-Fi Internet service, which also is available throughout the hotel. Madera's Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, and has a separate cocktail bar. The five versatile meeting rooms offer 5,346 square feet of space and audio/visual equipment. Catering is available for private events. Transportation San Antonio International Airport (9.6 mi/15.4 km)Amtrak station (0.5 mi/0.8 km)Complimentary 24-hour shuttle service to the airport and within a radius of five miles Attractions The Alamo (0.7 mi/1.1 km)La Villita (0.7 mi/1.1 km)River Walk (1 mi/1.6 km)AT&T Center (5 mi/8 km)Sea World (16 mi/25.7 km) Business Wi-Fi in rooms and throughout hotel24-hour business center with computer workstation, printer, copier and Internet accessFive versatile meeting rooms offer 5,346 square feet of space and audio/visual equipment Catering available for private events Policies and fees No pets allowed, except for service animalsNo smoking allowed
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Crockett Hotel

3 stars
3.8 / 5 122 reviews
Built more than 100 years ago, renovated hotel is just steps from AlamoThe Crockett Hotel provides the best of both worlds: classic old-school charm with brand-new furniture and amenities. The hotel was built on the site where Davy Crockett and his settlers defended the southeast palisade of the Alamo during a 13-day siege in 1836. The Alamo is just steps away and guests walk to the nearby Alamodome or Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. The outdoor pool is surrounded with gorgeous landscaping. Guests indulge in a daily complimentary breakfast bar. High-speed wireless Internet is free. Highlights More than 100 years of history and newly renovated in 2007A mere 18 steps to the AlamoWithin walking distance of many San Antonio attractionsComplimentary deluxe breakfast bar served dailyFree high-speed wireless Internet Rooms The Crockett Hotel was first built in 1909, and then added onto in 1927, there are varying floor plans, room styles and suites among the 138 guest rooms. All have been renovated in 2007 and decorated in shades of sage green and cool cream. Regardless of room type, all guests enjoy free high-speed Wi-Fi, Gilchrist and Soames bath amenities, in-room movies and video games, and room service from 11 a.m to 2 a.m. Features Ernie's Bar, on the ground floor of the Crockett Hotel, is a close place to unwind. Guests cross the street and use the spa at the sister property, the historic Menger Hotel. The Alamo Plaza spa offers massages, herbal scrubs, wraps, facials, salt glow and other body treatments. A sauna and pool are available as well. The River Walk location connects guests to a myriad of upscale dining and shopping choices, inside the Rivercenter Mall. Being 18 steps from the Alamo and on the site of Davey Crockett's stand will thrill history buffs. Transportation San Antonio International Airport (7.5 mi./12.1 km)Amtrak Station (0.6 mi./0.9 km)Open-Air San Antonio Trolley (1.5 mi./2.5 km) Attractions The Alamo (18 steps away)River Walk (0.2 mi./0.3 km)Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center (0.2 mi./0.3 km)Alamodome (0.7 mi./1.1 km)Market Square (0.8 mi./1.3 km) Business Free high-speed Wi-Fi in roomsComputer workstation available in the lobbyThe seventh floor is a penthouse set up like a corporate board room, with a large conference table, comfortable leather chairs, gathering area, wet bar, and restroom, flanked by bedrooms"The Alamo Room," is a large meeting/reception room on the ground floor, with seating for up to 150 guests Policies and fees Guests must be 21 years old and show proof of their age at check in.
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Red Roof Inn San Antonio Ft. Sam Houston

2 stars
2.6 / 5 101 reviews
Free breakfast, Internet access and parking near AT&T Center on I-10San Antonio Spurs, Silver Stars and Rampage fans appreciate the Red Roof Inn San Antonio I-10 East hotel's proximity to the AT&T Center. Downtown is just down the road and kids under 17 stay free. A breakfast buffet is complimentary and an outdoor pool is open seasonally. Free high-speed Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. Shuttle service (fees apply) operates seven days a week. Rooms feature mini-refrigerators. Coffee-house style beverages are complimentary in the lobby. The "Order Inn" program, allows guests to order from local restaurants. Highlights Complimentary breakfast buffet each morningCoffee-house style drinks are complimentary in the lobbyFree high-speed wireless InternetKids under 17 and pets stay freeOutdoor pool open seasonally Rooms Two styles of guest rooms are available at the Red Roof Inn San Antonio I-10 East hotel choose from two full or a king bed. Every guest room comes with a mini-refrigerator, microwave and in-room safe. The "Order Inn" program, allows guests to order food from local restaurants for in-room dining. Features Guests enjoy a free continental breakfast each morning and free high speed wireless Internet access throughout the building. An outdoor pool, fitness center and coin laundry facility are available. Shuttle service (available by pre-arrangement and fees apply) operates from 6 a.m. to midnight seven days a week. All guest rooms at the Red Roof Inn San Antonio I-10 East hotel feature mini-refrigerators and in-room safes. Coffee-house style hot beverages come complimentary in the lobby. The "Order Inn" program, allows guests to order food from local restaurants for in-room dining. One well-behaved family pet per room is welcome. Transportation San Antonio International Airport (8 mi./12.8 km) Attractions Willow Springs Golf Course (1.4 mi./2.3 km)AT&T Center (1.9 mi./3 km)The Alamodome (4.4 mi./7.1 km)The Alamo (4.7 mi./7.6 km)Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center (4.8 mi./7.8 km)University of Texas San Antonio (5.8 mi./9.3 km) Business Free Wi-Fi in rooms and throughout hotel Policies and fees Daily fee for in-room safe is appliedA shuttle operates from 6 a.m. to midnight seven days a week (fees apply)
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Cheap Flights
Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
New York San Antonio Wed, Dec 10 - Sun, Dec 14 $342
Los Angeles San Antonio Mon, Nov 24 - Fri, Nov 28 $305
Atlanta San Antonio Wed, Nov 12 - Sun, Nov 16 $291
Seattle San Antonio Thu, Nov 6 - Mon, Nov 17 $293
Washington DC San Antonio Thu, Nov 6 - Tue, Nov 11 $336
Chicago San Antonio Sat, Nov 8 - Tue, Nov 11 $272
Newark San Antonio Tue, Dec 2 - Wed, Dec 3 $357
Baltimore San Antonio Mon, Nov 10 - Fri, Nov 14 $389
Honolulu San Antonio Wed, Nov 5 - Thu, Nov 6 $882
San Juan San Antonio Mon, Nov 10 - Thu, Nov 20 $423
San Diego San Antonio Thu, Nov 20 - Thu, Nov 27 $305
Denver San Antonio Sun, Dec 14 - Tue, Dec 16 $242
Philadelphia San Antonio Sun, Nov 9 - Tue, Dec 2 $359
Detroit San Antonio Sat, Nov 8 - Sat, Nov 15 $365
Mexico City San Antonio Mon, Oct 27 - Thu, Oct 30 $272
Charlotte San Antonio Wed, Nov 5 - Sun, Nov 16 $323
Phoenix San Antonio Sun, Nov 9 - Wed, Nov 12 $274
Pittsburgh San Antonio Mon, Dec 15 - Wed, Dec 17 $403
Boston San Antonio Tue, Dec 16 - Tue, Jan 6 $404
Raleigh San Antonio Tue, Oct 28 - Tue, Nov 4 Check rates
San Francisco San Antonio Wed, Dec 10 - Mon, Dec 15 $410
Indianapolis San Antonio Thu, Oct 30 - Fri, Oct 31 $598
Milwaukee San Antonio Wed, Dec 17 - Mon, Dec 29 $372
Norfolk San Antonio Tue, Nov 18 - Mon, Nov 24 $609
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Best time to take a vacation to San Antonio

  • San Antonio is the second most populous city in all of Texas and attracts huge numbers of visitors throughout the year, drawn by its many attractions, in particular the water parks such as Morgan's Wonderland and Splash-Town. Climate-wise, apart from December and January when temperatures are low, the rest of the year is mild with summers averaging around 90 degrees. Crowds are easier in the early fall when there are some great deals to be had. April's Fiesta San Antonio is a unique ten-day celebration of the city and is very well supported locally and nationally. The Texas Folklife Festival in June is a three-day cultural extravaganza that is also hugely popular, drawing visitors from all over.

Insider tips for San Antonio travel

  • Bracken Bat Cave

    Get the courage to visit the Bracken Bat Cave, home of the world's largest bat colony, which is simple an extraordinary sight.

  • La Frite Belgian Bistro

    Eat out at the quaint La Frite Belgian Bistro and taste the ridiculously tasty hanger steaks; you will be in heaven.

  • Casbeers

    Visit Casbeers on Blanco, a quirky establishment that is full of character and serves great enchiladas and guarentees fabulous entertainment each evening.

  • Marie's Carriage House Bistro

    Try the menu at Marie's Carriage House Bistro, especially the house smoked chicken or beef, it is a real treat.

  • Greenway Trails

    Follow the Greenway Trails and get the feeling of the countryside right in the middle of the city.

San Antonio highlights

  • San Antonio highlights
  • La Villita

    This historic village is lined with restored homes, charming cafes, kitschy boutiques and spiffy art galleries -- perfect for an afternoon stroll on your San Antonio travels. Snap photos of the pretty surrounds and catch some free live entertainment at Arneson River Theater.

  • The Alamo

    You can't really come to San Antonio without visiting the Alamo. Site of a famous battle during the Mexican Revolution and backdrop to a distinctly Hollywood-view of history (thanks to Davy Crocket and John Wayne's The Alamo), you can discover the real deal on your San Antonio vacation.

  • San Antonio Zoo

    Get up-close-and-personal with wildlife for a fraction of the cost. San Antonio Zoo offers bang for your buck: For just $10.75 for adults and $8 for kids you can see everything from monkeys and giraffes to elephants and parrots. Hitch a ride on the zoo train for a distinctly San Antonio vacation experience.

  • Market Square

    Hosting a Farmers Market, free live shows and El Mercado (the biggest Mexican marketplace outside Mexico), this is an absolute must on your San Antonio travels. Peruse the markets for dirt-cheap finds, catch some mariachi tunes and eat sizzling fajitas. We recommend picking up some famous Mexican candy for an el-cheapo treat.

  • Scobee Planetarium

    Located on the grounds of San Antonio College, the Scobee Planetarium is a great spot learn about astronomy, history and scientific goodness on your San Antonio travels. Check out the various exhibits and catch one of the talks or live shows. Kids under 18 get in for just $2 while the 18+ crowd only pays $5.

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