san antonio, tx

We only spent one night in San Antonio when we were driving from Arizona to Florida, but we tried to see as much as possible. Since our car was jam-packed with valuables, we found a boutique hotel with a secure parking lot. Hotel Indigo is located in downtown San Antonio and is diagonal from the Alamo so the location is perfect for sightseeing. The rooms were clean, nicely decorated and had a lot of character {I love exposed brick}. There was also a small restaurant and bar located on the ground floor. Since the hotel is in a historic building, the rooms are on the smaller side. The hotel was perfect for the two of us and the dogs {another plus}, but it might be a bit tight for a larger family.

The majority of our time was spent walking around the Alamo and exploring the Riverwalk. We had delicious breakfast burritos at the Original Mexican Restaurant & Bar which is surprising because it has horrible reviews on Urbanspoon. So just remember that the breakfast is fine {especially the chorizo burrito}… everything else apparently sucks.

San Antonio Texas Riverwalk
San Antonio Texas Riverwalk
San Antonio Texas Riverwalk
San Antonio Texas Riverwalk
San Antonio Texas Riverwalk
San Antonio Texas Riverwalk
San Antonio Texas Riverwalk
San Antonio Texas Riverwalk
San Antonio Texas Riverwalk
The last time I was in San Antonio was years and years ago with my family. I remember taking a boat ride at night and visiting all of the fun shops. We didn’t have time for all of that, but there’s always next time.

P.S. Be sure to check out my guest post on Dena’s blog. I’m discussing some of 
my favorite things to do in Ibiza, Spain!

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Filed Under: San Antonio, Texas, Travel16 Comments
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15401627294416940354 Chelsee @ Southern Beauty Guide

    I love the pictures! I am stopping by from the Random Wednesday’s link up!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08995001313606121231 Steph Gregerson

    The river looks like a beautiful place to walk.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05021415602066756289 Jenny @ Creatively Blooming

    Love the Riverwalk and San Antonio! My husband and I went for an overnight a few days before Christmas while my parents kept the kiddos. It’s a great place for a little getaway!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/03481775343584575260 Casey Martin

    For some reason I really want to see San Antonio… thanks for the recommendations! I’m going to check that hotel out!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07285654347088740166 Terrye Toombs

    Beautiful. As many times as I’ve traveled thru or lived in Texas (Del Rio), we never got a chance to explore San Antonio and I’m still bummed! Great pictures!

    New follower from the I Love BlogLovin Link Up. :D

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07654352110059552402 Ashley Barnhill

    I LOVE the Riverwalk! It’s one of my favorite weekend getaway places!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07894832851934334471 Rachel

    I’ve never been to San Antonio, though the backgrounds of your pictures look rather familiar because I have relatives who’ve been. Maybe on one of our trips to Dallas we’ll take a detour.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07980618303190427943 Sam @ reddyorknot.blogspot.com

    Looks like such a nice quick trip! I’ve never been to San Antonio!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14585681189196096870 Kelly {Sparkles and Shoes}

    What great photos – I did not know there was a Riverwalk and it is beautiful!

    xx
    Kelly
    Sparkles and Shoes

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07177081269343759076 Treasure Tromp

    oh man, I LOVED the Riverwalk in San Antonio. The city was way different than I was expecting in general. I would love to visit again

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/03825810619174408836 Jenn D

    I was just in San Antonio for the first time in January and I loved it! It’s such a cute little town!
    Jenn
    With Luck Blog

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10374902485536313140 My-cliffnotes

    I love the Riverwalk!!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10282427768935973822 erica @ to the sea

    Yeay! I’m originally from South Padre Island (about 4 hours south of there), but my brother, best friend, aunt, and cousins all love there so I visit often. Next time you’re there, visit Mi Tierra for great Mexican food and a wonderful Mexican market.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01265121144471085071 Katie/Maple Grove

    Hi! I found your blog on The Great Blog Train . . . I linked up my “boxcar” behind yours! You have a nice blog. I’ve enjoyed looking around. I love your pics from San Antonio. I have a dear friend who lives there and have been there a few times. It made me smile to see some familiar favorite spots! Nice to “meet” you and feel free to stop at Maple Grove for a visit! ~Katie
    http://www.maplegroveplace.blogspot.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13768428079985536076 The Not Quite Military Wife

    Your pictures are amazing! Newest follower

  • http://www.selenatheplaces.com/ selenatheplaces.com

    My hometown! San Antonio is a great city. We were married down on the Riverwalk two years ago. I’m missing Tex-Mex like crazy now that we are in London. So glad I found your blog.