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Cheap flights from Raleigh to San Antonio, and what to do once you're there

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By Hoodline - Published on July 22, 2019.

No travel bucket list would be complete without San Antonio, Texas. From the iconic history of The Alamo, to amusement parks, SeaWorld, 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 Raleigh 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. (Prices and availability are current as of publication and subject to change.)

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Cheapest San Antonio flights

The cheapest flights between Raleigh and San Antonio are if you leave on Aug. 2 and return from Texas on Aug. 5. Spirit Airlines currently has roundtrip, nonstop tickets for $163.

There are also deals to be had in September. If you fly out of Raleigh on Sept. 10 and return from San Antonio on Sept. 13, Spirit Airlines can get you there and back for $210 roundtrip.

Top San Antonio hotels

Regarding where to stay, here are two of San Antonio’s top-rated hotels, that we selected from Skyscanner's listings based on price 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 is close to the San Antonio Central Library, River Walk and the Alamo. Rooms are currently available for $105. 

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

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Another cheap option is The Sheraton Gunter Hotel San Antonio. The 4.6-star hotel has rooms for $98/night. Recreational amenities include an outdoor pool, a spa tub and a fitness facility. 

Featured San Antonio food and drink

San Antonio has plenty of top-notch dining options. Here are a few of the most popular, according to Skyscanner.

Bakery Lorraine (306 Pearl Parkway, #110)

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One of San Antonio's most popular spots is Bakery Lorraine, which has an average of five stars out of 12 reviews on Skyscanner.

"The food is scrumptious in every way — and it's a truly authentic French patisserie," wrote visitor Margaret. "It serves quiche, croissants, pain au chocolat, eclairs, delicious salads and sandwiches to boot. Must leave room for one of their magical macarons."

Tiago's Cabo Grille (8403 State Highway 151, #101)

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Another popular dining destination is Tiago's Cabo Grille, with five stars from eight reviews.

The restaurant features hand-shaken margaritas and says it has been voted Best Happy Hour, Best Chips and Salsa and Best Guacamole in San Antonio.

Magnolia Pancake Haus (606 Embassy Oaks)

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Finally, there's Magnolia Pancake Haus.

"It has great food at amazing prices," Jennifer wrote. "The mimosas weren't bad either."

Top San Antonio attractions

To round out your trip, San Antonio offers plenty of popular attractions worth visiting. Here are some top recommendations, based on Skyscanner's descriptions and reviews.

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

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First up is The San Antonio River Walk, which 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 options around.

"It's beautiful all lit up and has more charm when there are people wandering up and down the paths," wrote visitor Taylor. "There are so many great restaurants lining it and you can also take a boat ride."

The Shops at La Cantera (15900 La Cantera Parkway)

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Then, there's The Shops at La Cantera.

"It's an all-around great shopping center with a wide selection of stores," wrote visitor Stephen. 

SeaWorld San Antonio (10500 Sea World Drive)

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Finally, spend some time at SeaWorld San Antonio.

"Whether you're a Texas local or on a family vacation, SeaWorld San Antonio has it all," wrote visitor Joe. "From interactive touch pools to live shows, there is an animal experience, thrilling rollercoasters and a waterpark."


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