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Publisher Comments:

A complete guide to two of Texas's most diverse and exciting cities
  • Shows visitors how to have a great time in San Antonio, a multicultural city with a rich history (the Alamo) and lots of contemporary attractions (including over forty golf courses)
  • Reveals San Antonio's most memorable experiences--from a stroll along the San Antonio River to a mariachi mass at Mission San Jose--and offers intriguing side trips to the Texas Hill Country
  • Takes visitors to the best of Austin, the "Live Music Capital of the World," with more than 200 music clubs
  • Explains how to make an Austin visit unforgettable, from visiting the state capital and LBJ Library to listening to blues at Antone's, hiking and biking in city parks, and watching the bats at Congress Avenue Bridge

Synopsis:

Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer.

  • The lowdown on the best festivals and honky-tonk dance halls.
  • Outspoken opinions on what's worth your time and what's not.

  • Exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip whatever your budget.

  • Off-the-beaten-path experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attractions.

Find great deals and book your trip at Frommers.com

About the Author

David Baird is a writer, editor, and translator based in Austin, Texas. He spent part of his childhood in Morelia, Mexico, and later lived for 2 years among the Mazatec Indians in Oaxaca, while he was doing graduate fieldwork. David is the co-author of Frommer's Mexico, Frommer's Cancún, Cozumel the Yucatán, Frommer's Portable Cancún, Frommer's Portable Puerto Vallarta, Manzanillo and Guadalajara, Frommer's Texas, and Cancún and the Yucatán for Dummies.

Table of Contents

List of Maps.

What’s New in San Antonio & Austin.

1 The Best of San Antonio.

1 The Most Unforgettable Travel Experiences.

2 The Best Splurge Hotels.

3 The Best Moderately Priced Hotels.

4 The Most Unforgettable Dining Experiences.

5 The Best Things to Do for Free (or Almost).

6 Best Local Shopping Experiences.

7 The Best Plunges into Touristic Excess.

2 Planning Your Trip to San Antonio.

1 Visitor Information.

2 Entry Requirements & Customs.

3 Money.

What Things Cost in San Antonio.

4 When to Go.

San Antonio Calendar of Events.

5 Travel Insurance.

6 Health & Safety.

7 Specialized Travel Resources.

8 Planning Your Trip Online.

Frommers.com: The Complete Travel Resource.

9 The 21st-Century Traveler.

Online Traveler’s Toolbox.

10 Getting There.

Getting Through the Airport.

Flying with Film & Video.

11 Packages for the Independent Traveler.

12 Tips on Accommodations.

Ask Before You Go.

Tips for Digital Travel Photography.

13 Recommended Reading.

Fast Facts: U.S.

3 Suggested San Antonio Itineraries.

1 The Best of San Antonio in 1 Day.

2 The Best of San Antonio in 2 Days.

3 The Best of San Antonio in 3 Days.

 4 Getting to Know San Antonio.

1 Orientation.

The Neighborhoods in Brief.

2 Getting Around.

One-Day Ticket, Yeah!

Fast Facts: San Antonio.

5 Where to Stay in San Antonio.

Deal Well, Sleep Well.

1 Best San Antonio Hotel Bets.

2 Downtown.

3 King William Historic District.

Family-Friendly Hotels.

4 Monte Vista Historic District.

5 Fort Sam Houston Area.

6 Northwest.

7 West.

8 North Central (Near the Airport).

6 Where to Dine in San Antonio.

1 Best San Antonio Dining Bets.

2 Restaurants by Cuisine.

3 Downtown.

It’s Always Chili in San Antonio.

4 King William/Southtown.

5 Monte Vista Area.

Family-Friendly Restaurants.

6 Alamo Heights Area.

7 Northwest.

Frozen Assets.

8 Only in San Antonio.

7 Exploring San Antonio.

1 The Top Attractions.

The Alamo: The Movie(s).

2 More Attractions.

3 Parks & Gardens.

4 Especially for Kids.

Old Movie Palaces of San Antonio.

5 Special-Interest Sightseeing.

6 Strolling Around Downtown San Antonio.

Walking Tour: Downtown.

7 Organized Tours.

8 Staying Active.

9 Spectator Sports.

8 Shopping in San Antonio.

1 The Shopping Scene.

2 Shopping A to Z.

Love Potion No. 9.

 9 San Antonio After Dark.

1 The Performing Arts.

2 The Club & Music Scene.

Conjunto: An American Classic.

3 The Bar Scene.

4 Movies.

10 The Best of Austin.

1 Most Unforgettable Travel Experiences.

2 The Best Splurge Hotels.

3 The Best Moderately Priced Hotels.

4 The Most Unforgettable Dining Experiences.

5 The Best Things to Do for Free (or Almost).

6 The Best Ways to Spend One Free Hour.

7 The Best Outdoor Activities.

8 The Best Places to Hang with Locals.

11 Planning Your Trip to Austin.

1 Visitor Information.

2 When to Go.

Austin Calendar of Events.

What Things Cost in Austin.

3 Tips for Travelers with Special Needs.

4 Getting There.

5 The 21st-Century Traveler.

Online Traveler’s Toolbox.

6 Recommended Reading.

 12 Suggested Austin Itineraries.

1 The Best of Austin in 1 Day.

2 The Best of Austin in 2 Days.

3 The Best of Austin in 3 Days.

 13 Getting to Know Austin.

1 Orientation.

The Neighborhoods in Brief.

2 Getting Around.

Fast Facts: Austin.

14 Where to Stay in Austin.

1 Best Austin Hotel Bets.

2 Downtown.

3 South Austin.

It Pays to Stay.

4 Central.

5 I-35 Corridor.

6 Northwest.

7 Westlake/Lake Travis.

Family-Friendly Hotels.

8 At the Airport.

 15 Where to Dine in Austin.

1 Best Austin Dining Bets.

2 Restaurants by Cuisine.

3 Downtown.

Grocery Store Dining.

4 South Austin.

5 Central.

Veggie Heaven.

Family-Friendly Restaurants.

6 East Side.

7 Northwest.

8 Westlake/Lake Travis.

9 Only in Austin.

Reel Barbecue.

16 Exploring Austin.

1 The Top Attractions.

Going Batty.

2 More Attractions.

3 Especially for Kids.

4 Special-Interest Sightseeing .

5 Strolling Around the University of Texas.

Walking Tour: UT Austin.

6 Organized Tours.

7 Staying Active.

8 Spectator Sports.

17 Shopping in Austin.

1 The Shopping Scene.

First Thursdays.

2 Shopping A to Z .

18 Austin After Dark.

But There Are No Limits on the Entertainment.

1 The Performing Arts.

2 The Club & Music Scene.

Label It Successful—Austin’s S×SW.

Smoking in Austin’s Clubs.

3 The Bar Scene.

4 Films.

Celluloid Austin.

19 Touring the Texas Hill Country.

1 Boerne.

A Taste of Alsace in Texas.

2 Bandera.

3 Kerrville.

A Bit of Old England in the Old West.

Bats & Ostriches Along a Back Road to Fredericksburg.

4 Fredericksburg.

Wine Not?

Going Back (in Time) to Luckenbach.

5 Lyndon B. Johnson Country . . . . . . .296

6 The Northern Lakes . . . . . . . . . . . .298

Driving the Bluebonnet Trail . . . . . .300

7 San Marcos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .303

8 New Braunfels & Gruene . . . . . . . .306

Appendix A: San Antonio & Austin in Depth.

1 San Antonio Past & Present.

Dateline.

Did You Know?

2 Austin Past & Present.

Dateline.

Appendix B: Useful Toll-Free Numbers & Websites.

General Index.

Accommodations Index.

Restaurant Index.

Index.

List of Maps.

San Antonio & Austin.

The Best of San Antonio in 1, 2 & 3 Days.

San Antonio at a Glance.

Downtown San Antonio Accommodations.

Greater San Antonio Accommodations & Dining.

Downtown San Antonio Dining.

Downtown San Antonio Attractions.

Greater San Antonio Attractions.

Walking Tour: Downtown San Antonio.

Downtown San Antonio Shopping.

Greater San Antonio Shopping.

The Best of Austin in 1, 2 & 3 Days.

Austin at a Glance.

Downtown Austin Accommodations.

Greater Austin Accommodations & Dining.

Downtown Austin Dining.

SoCo Dining.

Downtown Austin Attractions.

Greater Austin Attractions.

Walking Tour: The University of Texas.

Downtown Austin Shopping.

Greater Austin Shopping.

Austin After Dark.

The Texas Hill Country.

Fredericksburg.

The Northern Lakes.

The Bluebonnet Trail.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470082997
Author:
Baird, David
Publisher:
Frommers
Author:
Jarolim, Edie
Subject:
United States - South - Texas
Subject:
San antonio (tex.)
Subject:
Austin (tex.)
Subject:
United States / South / West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX)
Subject:
Travel: United States / Southwest & the Rockies
Copyright:
Edition Number:
7
Series:
Frommer's Complete Guides
Series Volume:
333
Publication Date:
April 2007
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
7.90x5.26x.78 in. .68 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer.

  • The lowdown on the best festivals and honky-tonk dance halls.
  • Outspoken opinions on what's worth your time and what's not.

  • Exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip whatever your budget.

  • Off-the-beaten-path experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attractions.

Find great deals and book your trip at Frommers.com

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