San Antonio Book Offers Great Tips for Wintertime Fun

Tuesday 29th, November 2016 / 14:03 Written by
San Antonio Book Offers Great Tips for Wintertime Fun

San Antonio Book “100 Things to Do in San Antonio” Offers Tips for Holiday & Wintertime Fun

This San Antonio book “100 Things to Do in San Antonio Before You Die” has many great tips for holiday and wintertime fun in the Alamo city.

Author Denise Richter will be at Half Price Books in San Pedro Crossing (across from North Star Mall) this Saturday, Dec. 3, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. It’s the perfect holiday gift! “In the new year, use my book as your passport to fun. Date each time you do one of the 100 things, who accompanied you, and a favorite memory. The book will become a treasured keepsake!” Cheers, Denise

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Whether it is twinkle lights or touchdowns that you are after, 100 Things to Do in San Antonio Before You Die has you covered this upcoming winter season. Use the carefully curated “Activities by Season” section in the back of the book, selected by author and local Denise Richter to get the most out of your San Antonio winter experience. This pocket-sized San Antonio book makes for a great gift for both locals and tourists; your loved ones will never run out of things to do! Below are some winter and holiday specific activities straight from the book itself:

  • Snap your family’s holiday photo in front of the Alamo’s giant Christmas tree.
  • River Walk: Twinkle lights in the trees along the River Walk create a magical space that transports you into a different realm. Strolling along the Paseo del Rio in a sea of lights will put even the grinchiest of grinches in a good mood.

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    Photo by Aedan Richter
  • Check out the Christmas decorations at Villa Finale.
  • Get your football fix at the Valero Alamo Bowl.
  • Commune with livestock at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo.
  • Carriage Ride:  Aside from the San Antonio River Walk, which is perfect for strolling hand-in-hand with your amor, the Alamo City also offers horse-drawn carriage rides to take you and your sweetie for una vuelta around downtown.
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Photo by Denise Barkis Richter, Ph.D.

  • Tamales:  Four generations of the Borrego family and their employees have been making tamales, tortillas, chips, buñuelos and more since 1938 at Adelita Tamales & Tortilla Factory located at 1130 Fresno, off of Interstate 10.

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    Photo by Denise Barkis Richter, Ph.D.

Denise Richter started her blog,, in June 2010 to share her love of the Alamo City with fellow adventurers. Thanks to her parents, she’s been a traveler since she was a small child, and travel is her lifelong passion. Richter has lived and studied in Mexico, Spain, and Guatemala, and she has traveled extensively throughout Europe, Mexico, Guatemala, and Costa Rica. Richter’s love affair with San Antonio began at HemisFair, the World’s Fair, in 1968.


100 Things to Do in San Antonio Before You Die– Part of the 100 Things to Do before You Die book series
By Denise Richter, ISBN: 9781681060293, softcover 8.5 x 5.5, 160 pages, $16.00

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