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Getaway alert: Travel from Minneapolis to San Antonio

No travel bucket list would be complete without San Antonio, Texas. From the iconic history of The Alamo, to amusement parks, SeaWorld and the San Antonio Aquarium and Zoo, the city has plenty of attractions for the whole family. The downtown area's River Walk is full of shops, bars and restaurants, with plenty of nearby theaters, Texas' first modern art museum and numerous universities.

Fortunately, there are plenty of relatively inexpensive flights between Minneapolis and San Antonio, at least according to travel site Skyscanner.

Here’s a list of flights, hotels, restaurants and local attractions in San Antonio to get you excited about your next excursion.

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Cheapest San Antonio flights

The cheapest flights between Minneapolis and San Antonio are if you leave on May 27 and return from Texas on May 31. Sun Country Airlines currently has roundtrip tickets for $163.

There are also deals to be had in April. If you fly out of Minneapolis on April 26 and return from San Antonio on April 30, Delta can get you there and back for $217 roundtrip.

Top San Antonio hotels

To plan your stay, here are some of San Antonio’s top-rated hotels, according to Skyscanner, that we selected based on price, proximity to things to do and customer satisfaction.

The Hotel Havana (1015 Navarro St.)

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If you're looking for an inexpensive place to stay, consider The Hotel Havana. The hotel has a 4.7-star rating on Skyscanner, and rooms are currently available for $105.

Close to the San Antonio Central Library, the River Walk and the Alamo, this San Antonio hotel is situated on a river. Additional attractions include the Rivercenter Mall.

The Grand Hyatt San Antonio (600 E. Market St.)

There's also the 4.8-star rated The Grand Hyatt San Antonio, which has rooms for $119/night.

This hotel is located in San Antonio, and the Rivercenter Mall, the Alamo and the River Walk are area attractions. Additional attractions include the Tower of the Americas.

The Sheraton Gunter Hotel San Antonio (205 E. Houston St.)

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If you're looking for an inexpensive place to stay, try The Sheraton Gunter Hotel San Antonio. The 4.6-star hotel has rooms for $98/night.

"Very friendly and professional staff. Very nice contemporary rooms at a great value," wrote visitor Scott. 

Top picks for dining and drinking

Don't miss San Antonio's food scene, with plenty of popular spots to get your fill of local cuisine. Here are two of the top-rated eateries from Skyscanner's listings.

The Cove (606 W. Cypress)

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One of San Antonio's most popular restaurants is The Cove, which has an average of 4.7 stars out of 23 reviews on Skyscanner.

"Every time I come here on business, I set aside an evening to hang out at The Cove. Being a voracious meat eater and self-proclaimed burger aficionado, I opt for this spot's real burger," wrote visitor Sean. 

Bakery Lorraine (306 Pearl Parkway, #110)

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Another popular dining destination is the Bakery Lorraine, with five stars from 12 reviews.

"Scrumptious in every way, this is a truly authentic French patisserie," wrote reviewer Margaret. 

What to see and do in San Antonio

San Antonio is also full of sites to visit and explore. Here are a couple of popular attractions to round out your trip, again from Skyscanner's listings.

The San Antonio River Walk (849 E. Commerce St.)

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First up is The San Antonio River Walk, with 4.7 stars from 274 reviews.

The San Antonio River Walk was once hailed as "The American Venice" and offers a wide variety of attractions. Much more than a typical walkway, this Texas attraction has the best dining and entertainment around. 

SeaWorld San Antonio (10500 Sea World Drive)

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Finally, consider checking out SeaWorld San Antonio. It checks in with 4.8 stars from 78 reviews on Skyscanner.

"Whether you're a Texas local or on a family vacation, SeaWorld San Antonio has it all. From interactive touch pools to live shows, there's also an animal experience, thrilling roller coasters and a water park," wrote Joe.


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