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September 27, 2015

The Alamo–San Antonio, TX


Today’s destination is The Alamo.
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This will be an easy hop from our evening at Palmetto State Park.
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A nice stop just a few miles off I-10 is a spacious park with 18 W/E hookups and hiking trails that are well documented and maintained.  (Indiana take notice!)

As is our custom we took our morning walk before heading out.  The short Palmetto Trail is a nature trail loop with good signs to identify the plants.
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The longer River loop drops down to the river than back up to the campground.
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The Alamo is pretty much in downtown San Antonio, RV parking is not available.  We found a spot off East Alamo in a residential section.  It was a short distance to the River Walk and then a mile along the river to The Alamo … perfect.
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We exit the River walk at the Hyatt, with the Alamo directly across the street a block away.  Pictures are not permitted within the buildings, but there is a large campus and a demonstration on making balls out of the recovered Mexican bullets.  The museum, exhibits documentary movie are available in the old barracks.
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Go west young Rufus, go west …
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