Tower of the Americas, San Antonio, Texas

600 Hemisfair Plaza Way, San Antonio, Texas 78205

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Address: 600 Hemisfair Plaza Way, San Antonio, Texas 78205

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Phone: 210-223-3101
URL: http://www.toweroftheamericas.com/
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    • Little kids (3-5)
  • Visited: June 2010
  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2013
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Ladies, wear your hair up in a ponytail. It is really windy on the observation deck, and if you wear your hair down it will be a tangled mess by the time you leave. Keep this in mind too for kids who have long hair and hate having it combed.

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  • Visited: February 2008
  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2012
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*Don't be scared!

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Submitted by: Mario E.

I went with my family and had a great dinner and lots of fun ,It was not to expensive I orderd steak and shr...

Submitted by: Jennifer P.

My husband walked over to the tower from our hotel to kill some time.  The grounds outside are really quite pretty.  I had a coupon for $2 off for each of us (found on the riverwalk website). Total cost for the 2 of us was under $20 with tax.   We took the elevator to the observation deck.  Interesting mural about the 6 Flags over Texas.  Even being a native & having taken Texas history in both Junior High & College, there were a few nuggets I didn't know.  The view was good, it wasn't all that windy, but nothing spectacular.  Doesn't compare to Vegas or Seattle.   The 4D ride was a little bit better than I had expected, but my expectation level was very low.  Was it hokey?  yes.  It was good though for all ...

Submitted by: Katie T.

Oh dear. This is a tourist trap, beware! The view was nice, everything stops after you catch the view. The movie theatre wasn't running it's 4-D film, the restaurants were closed at 2:00 PM (but the gift shop was wide awake). No face to ...

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