The San Antonio River Walk - Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

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The San Antonio River Walk

Millions of people visit the River Walk each year to enjoy this unusual urban sanctuary that winds along the San Antonio river in central San Antonio, one story below the bustling street level.

The lush landscapes, quaint pathways, tinkling waterfalls, quiet pools, outdoor art and relaxing outdoor patios evoke the renowned public spaces of Europe.

What started as the vision of a young architect, in 1929, has grown, over the decades, into one of the world's most distinctive meeting places -- old and new friends meet up, travelers pause, families congregate, lovers gaze; and weddings, reunions, business meetings spill over into the River Walk.

San Antonio River Walk Photo

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Ronald DiLalla
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Hi Cathy, I was able to enjoy it a few years ago.....of the most delightful times I ever had....Happy New Year.

Jan 02, 2012 01:11 AM #1
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Cathy - I loved the River Walk area when I was there a few years ago.  Your photo really captures the charm of the area.  What a great place to spend time.

Jan 02, 2012 03:51 AM #2
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Happy New Year Cathy!!!  I hope this is the brightest and most prosperous for you ever!

Jan 02, 2012 05:41 AM #3
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Don MacLean
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Kathy, Looks like a great meeting place for friends and family.

I need to get out more lol

Hoping you a prosperous 2012

Jan 02, 2012 07:56 AM #4
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David Popoff
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Cathy what a lovely spot, so soothing and peaceful, thanks for sharing and happy new year.

Jan 02, 2012 10:13 AM #5
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Scott Godzyk
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Good morning Cathy, The riverwalk looks like a fabulous area to visit. it looks like a fantastic place to visit. Such great colors... hopfully i can get there some day. Have a great Monday

Jan 02, 2012 10:43 AM #6
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Cathy...that is a beautiful photo!  I have heard of the San Antonio Riverwalk but have not yet had the opportunity to travel there to see it in person.  If I ever do I know who to call!

Jan 02, 2012 10:59 AM #7
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Oh, this looks fabulous.  Suggestion, if it is within your geographic farm or close thereto - research and write about the history of Riverwalk (details, details, details!).

Jan 02, 2012 12:25 PM #8
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Hi Cathy~

Your Riverwalk looks so charming! We're working on a Greenway along the French Broad River here in Asheville, and I know a number of us would love to see a similar delight here!

Seems we've been blogging around for YEARS now...wanted to stop by to wish you All the BEST in 2012...and to thank you for your consistently special posts. HAPPY NEW YEAR.

Jan 02, 2012 05:05 PM #9
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Good Evening Cathy:

The San Antonio River Walk is an awesome place to visit.  I have had the pleasure of visiting there about 10 years ago...what an experience!  I enjoyed it so much.  Great information

Jan 06, 2012 11:22 PM #10
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I have always wanted to visit this area. The photo you used has such atmosphere and makes me want to visit even more!

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