United States Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all United States activity »
  1. 1 Grieving Widow wants escape from Christmas
  2. 2 Southern Utah - Need Hotel Reservations Last Week Of April?
  3. 3 What should a foreigner know about the US?
  4. 4 Room Service @ Disney Hotel
  5. 5 Touring Hearst Castle
  6. 6 Driving to Yellowstone,Grand Teton and Glacier from MN
  7. 7 car rentals in San Diego
  8. 8 San Diego on New Year's Eve
  9. 9 California RV baby and child seats
  10. 10 Trip Report Welltravbrit's Ongoing NYC Jaunt
  11. 11 How many days recommended for Williamsburg stay?
  12. 12 Is it Appropriate for Grandmother to Sing to Bar Mitzvah Boy?
  13. 13 Dependable Airport Hotel Shuttlebus
  14. 14 California & Arizona Itinerary
  15. 15 Hawaii in August w 6 year old boy
  16. 16 Denver/Breckenridge/Summit County
  17. 17 Suggestions for summer vacation near lake with dog
  18. 18 Angels Landing
  19. 19 First time visit to California
  20. 20 San Diego Family Reunion Planning
  21. 21 NY State Assembly Internship
  22. 22 East coast & Thanksgiving in Pennsylvania
  23. 23 Waikoloa restaurants?
  24. 24 How can the weather report be so wrong?
  25. 25 San Francisco
View next 25 » Back to the top

amtrak to san antonio. has anyone done this before? suggestions?

Jump to last reply

ill be visiting a friend in the greater dallas area this autumn and we have both speculated about taking amtrak from fort worth to san antonio. i know some will inquire as to this method opposed to via automobile or flying in, but there are some advantages to rail, namely not having to worry about traffic, finding a parking spot, or paying for premium parking spots.

i have thought about staying at the historic menger hotel on crockett. we were going to walk from the amtrak station to the hotel and back. i went to google maps to try to ascertain about how long the walk would be, looking at it frame-by-frame, street-by-street. ..from what i can guesstimate, it looks to be roughly a 30 minute walk, is this accurate?

is this a safe area to walk at during the late night/early morning (as the amtrak arrives around 9am and departs at 7am).

ive heard that there are transit trolleys in san antonio, are they readily stationed adjacent to the amtrak station and downtown areas anticipating the influx of pedestrian guests in need of such transport to/and from the amtrak station and back to their downtown hotel?

besides the alamo and riverwalk, what are some other downtown attractions that i can be recommended to see? is there mass transit available from downtown area to seaworld and back?

thanks for any and all suggestions.

5 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.