In every corner of San Antonio you’ll find incredible historical landmarks, delicious food, and delightful art and culture. A nice, easy bike ride is the perfect way to see this one-of-a-kind city!
San Antonio Bike Share SWell Cycle
The Best Way to Get Around San Antonio! Rent, Ride, Return, Repeat! Bike share is designed for short trips and quick adventures around town. Bikes are on-demand, providing residents and visitors with easy access to some of San Antonio’s most popular destinations. The day pass is the most convenient access to the system allowing for unlimited, individual rides of up to 1 hour for only $12 a day. You check-out and dock the bike at any B-station and grab another when you are ready to ride again. Download the free BCycle App now for locations, easy signup and checkout.
BCycle docks along the tour route are marked with blue dots on the map.
Start at The Alamo
The history of The Alamo Mission dates back over 300 years to the establishment of the Mission San Francisco de Solano near the Rio Grande River in 1700. It was the site of the Battle of the Alamo in 1836. Today you can visit this World Heritage Site and learn about it’s fabled history.
Yanaguana Garden and Playground
Yanaguana garden and playground is a spectacular mash-up of public art and playground. Both children and the young at heart will enjoy this magical space. From beautiful mosaics to sculptural swings, kick back and feast your eyes on this one-of-a-kind whimsical park.
Historic Market Square
Since the 1820s, Market Square has been a place for generations of residents and visitors to meet, shop, dine, and dance. Explore over 100 locally owned shops in festive indoor malls filled with authentic Talavera pottery, exotic curios, handcrafted gifts and leather goods, and colorful ‘south of the border’ clothing.
Mission San Jose
Mission San Jose is one of four missions that make up San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. The park is a National Historical Park and part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site preserving four Spanish frontier missions in San Antonio. Mission San Jose is the largest of the missions in San Antonio. Here you can also visit the visitor center to learn more about these incredible historical landmarks.
Dedicated in 1755, Mission Concepción appears very much as it did over two centuries ago. It stands proudly as the oldest unrestored stone church in America. In its heyday, colorful geometric designs covered its surface, but the patterns have long since faded or been worn away. However, original frescos are still visible in several of the rooms.
Hays Street Bridge
The Hays Street Bridge is a dedicated pedestrian and bicycle facility. The main trusses were originally built in 1881 and were relocated to the current site in 1910. A major rehabilitation project was begun in 2009 to restore this beautiful bridge for cyclists and pedestrians to enjoy.
San Antonio Botanical Garden
The San Antonio Botanical Garden is recognized nationally for commitment to outstanding displays, botanical diversity, education, environmental stewardship, and experiences that connect people to the natural world. The Garden is a top San Antonio attraction for more than 150,000 annual visitors! This museum of plants is a tranquil escape, a living classroom, a research and conservation facility, and an entertainment venue where art, architecture, music, and theater experiences come to life.