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Published on July 24, 2019
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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.

Using travel site Skyscanner, we’ve sifted through the cheapest flights between Oklahoma City and San Antonio in the next few months, including some top-rated hotel options and beloved local attractions. (Prices and availability are current as of publication and subject to change.)

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Cheapest San Antonio flights

Currently, the cheapest flights between Oklahoma City and San Antonio are if you leave on Aug. 17 and return from Texas on Aug. 20. Southwest Airlines currently has tickets for $254, roundtrip.

There are also deals to be had in September. If you fly out of Oklahoma City on Sept. 29 and return from San Antonio on Oct. 2, Frontier Airlines can get you there and back for $258 roundtrip.

Top San Antonio hotels

To plan your accommodations, here are some of San Antonio’s top-rated hotels, that we selected from Skyscanner's listings based on price and customer satisfaction.

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

For an all-around top recommendation, consider The Grand Hyatt San Antonio. The hotel has a 4.8-star rating on Skyscanner, and rooms are currently available for $119.

"Their amenities are wonderful and the rooms modern and spacious," wrote visitor Tyson.

The Hotel Havana (1015 Navarro St.)

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There's also the 4.7-star rated The Hotel Havana, which has rooms for $105/night.

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

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A third 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 restaurants

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

Bakery Lorraine (306 Pearl Parkway, #110)

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If you're looking for a local favorite, head to Bakery Lorraine, which has an average of five stars out of 12 reviews on Skyscanner.

"Located in the Pearl," wrote visitor Margaret. "Scrumptious in every way — it's a truly authentic French patisserie. It makes quiche, croissants, pain au chocolat, eclairs, delicious salads and sandwiches to boot. You must leave room for one of their magical macarons."

Tiago's Cabo Grille (8403 State Highway151, #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," wrote Jennifer. "The mimosas weren't bad either."

What to see and do in San Antonio

Not sure what to do in San Antonio, besides eat and drink? Here are a few recommendations, provided by Skyscanner.

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, attractions and entertainment around. 

"I walked the River Walk twice during my time in San Antonio and I much prefer it at night," wrote visitor Taylor. "I think it's beautiful all lit up and has more charm when there are people wandering up and down the paths. Still, it is worth a visit in the daytime."

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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