Unique things to do in Guadalupe River
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Glass Bottom Kayaking Eco Tour or Glow
Join us for a one of a kind tour of the San Marcos River! You will be learning about kayaking from an Olympian on a clear springs starting at the source and floating down to my house on the river. Our clear kayaks create a totally unique view of the river that you CANNOT miss! We will meet at 602 North Interstate 35 in San Marcos and get geared up. We will then travel together to our put in location on the upper San Marcos River. As we kayak back down, you will be given paddling tips and tricks, information about our unique river, along with an amazing view! Other things to note This is a moderately physical activity. It includes wading in the river, optional swimming, and kayaking!
Private Mixology Classes
Guests will arrive to Cellar Mixology through our secret door and will step into our speakeasy. After a tour and brief history of our bar, our Mixologist will introduce himself and will engage guests as he teaches how to make 2-3 cocktails. Guests will have a chance to take advantage of his mixologist experience and will be able to ask anything they want regarding mixology and bartending. Other things to note Guests must be 21+. Business casual attire recommended.
Wood-fired pizza on the ranch
A pizza making experience unlike any other. Join us out in the beautiful Texas hill country next to the wood fired oven hand built by me and my father. Throughout the course of your evening on our ranch Chef/Owner Ryan Hildebrand will walk you through the history of pizza and woodfired baking as well as break down each component of a true Neapolitan style pie. Guests will get a chance to interact with every part of the pizza making process as Ryan explains the “whys” behind this piece of culinary tradition. First the guests will arrive to a beverage and a brief introduction on the history of our ranch and then we will begin our conversation on techniques and traditions of pizza. After this we will move to shaping our own individual pies and begin assembling pizzas for baking. Following the bake we will dine al fresco on our artisanal pies. **we have a 4 guest minimum for our classes, if you sign up with less people than the required minimum we will wait to see if anyone else books, if two days before there aren’t enough people for your class we will have to reschedule. ** **don’t see your dates listed? contact directly to book* * Don’t feel like driving back and forth? Want to spend the night on the ranch? We have a collection of eloquently designed stays nearby that you are welcome to stay at. Visit Mosaicsmtx . com
Discover San Antonio with Private Chef Kris
"My two homes explicitly inspire my food, one being in California, where we use local produce and herbs. We use the term “Farm to Fork.” My second home is Louisiana, where we use local catch fresh seafood and bold, colorful, flavorful dishes. I love preparing dishes I’ve created alone in my culinary career and bringing them into clients' homes." - Chef Kris Take advantage of our group discounts! ★ 15% OFF — groups from 4 to 5 guests ★ 20% OFF — groups of +6 guests Enjoy your very own private chef experience at your place! Learn the secrets hidden within each dish, and enjoy a delicious multi-course meal. Get ready to discover the taste of San Antonio without leaving your own dining room! I will arrive 90 minutes before your preferred dining time in order to begin working my magic. I won't arrive empty-handed! No-no, I will show up at your doorstep equipped with every ingredient needed in order to prepare your meal. Feel free to put your apron on and cook some of the dishes with me! I am eager to share with you the secrets behind my recipes and San Antonio's local hidden treasures. Not in the mood? Well then lay down, relax, enjoy a few appetizers and allow me and my team to take care of you. Please note that to book an experience there is a minimum of 2 guests required.
Tortilla workshop and Tex-Mex meal with chef in San Antonio
Learn how to make authentic flour tortillas by hand then enjoy a Tex-Mex meal together! After a quick intro, we'll talk about the ingredients and different variations you can choose from. Then you’ll start mixing! Throughout the process, I will work with each person to answer any questions that may arise. I will teach you some methods to help cook and store your flour tortillas. We will roll out as many tortillas you’d like, cook them, then pair them with some signature Tex-Mex ingredients that make for the best tacos. We will have food options available for all diets and allergies and both non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages available for guests. We'll provide all the ingredients and tools you'll need, so all you have to bring is clothes you’re not afraid to cook in, and your appetite! Come experience a unique part of San Antonio that you can take back home with you -- the art of the roll! *NOTE: If you do not see your ideal date/time listed, please reach out and we will try to accommodate!*
Texas Ghost Tour
We will take a walk through downtown San Antonio to 5 of our most famous locations. I will share about the history of each building, the deaths that occurred there, and the ghosts that are now haunting each of these locations. This is a ghost tour/true crime/history tour that is sure to peak your curiosity into the dark past of one of America's most haunted cities. ***We do not provide private tours through AirBnb, please do not select a private option and expect it to be upheld. If you would like a private tour, message me directly.***
Kayak the Riverwalk
Come float among the trees with us. Experience great views of downtown neighborhoods and come back with a San Antonio memory most don't have. The San Antonio Paddling trail winds through the middle of downtown and is calm and tranquil making it a perfect tour for beginners and families. We will provide kayaks, all the equipment you need and guide you through one of the oldest and most historic areas of the city. You'll experience a quiet stretch of the San Antonio Riverwalk that most don't see.
Brewstillery Tour & Tasting
Our popular brewstillery tour is two tours in one! You’ll learn how we make beer and bourbon. This intimate, immersive experience includes a detailed guided tour and generous samples of our products. At the end of the tour we will sample a cask strength whiskey straight from the barrel, and one of our delicious bourbon chocolates. Great for groups, teams, and couples alike.
Learn the art of stained glass
We'll start the beginner copper foil class with an overview of safety precautions and learning about the tools of the trade. You'll learn to cut glass using a pistol-grip cutter, running pliers, and grozing pliers. Once you feel comfortable cutting the clear practice glass, we'll move on to the main project. You will be given a pattern for a simple, five-piece suncatcher. You even get to choose your glass from my extensive selection! Expect to spend 3-4 hours in this class, as you progress from being a beginner to having a completed piece to display proudly. The cost of the class includes all tools and materials. *Note: If you would like to book a class on a date not shown on our calendar, just send us a message and we'll try to accommodate your timeline. For special classes we require a minimum of 2 students.
Historic Downtown San Antonio Food and Culture Tour
On this immersive San Antonio walking tour, you’ll visit some of the most historic sites in the state of Texas. There’s no better way to learn about Texas and Tex-Mex food and culture than sampling the creations of local chefs as you stroll through downtown and the riverwalk. See the famous Alamo Mission, learn about historic (and haunted) hotels. Meanwhile, you’ll dig into some of the best local cuisine. This includes Texas barbecue, of course, and plenty of Tex-Mex, like barbacoa tacos and big red (a popular duo among San Antonio natives — they even have an entire festival dedicated to the two). You’ll also get to sample the ice cream Bill Clinton called “one of the great treasures in American life.” And you’ll see the state’s longest wooden bar top, stretching 109 feet. That’s all while learning about the rich and vibrant history of San Antonio. Our unique pay-as-you-go model lets you enjoy more of what you want for less money, a better value than comparable food tours. Simply hand the guide $30 cash on your arrival, and the guide will take care of the rest. They’ll pay for the entire group at each of our four stops, minimizing wait time. Paying cash also makes it easy for each restaurant to offer more food so you’re guaranteed Texas-sized servings. You’ll never forget the Alamo City after this deep-dive nto food and culture.
San Antonio Street Art Tour
We are going to explore St. Mary's street murals! San Antonio is a city filled with street arts, diversity of cultures and good vibes. St. Mary's street draws plenty of foot traffic to its vibrant stretch of hip bars, trendy clubs and San Antonio-original eateries. And of course, it has many amazing murals that are worth to visit. We will walk and make stops at each mural and take awesome photos of you with an instant Polaroid camera so you will have nice photos in San Antonio for your instagram feeds and to take home as a souvenir. I will provide you with 5 instant photos total to take with you and within 24 hours after the experience I will send you other digital photos taken with the camera. Other things to note Please message me if you want to book a day or time that is not available on the calendar. I will see if I can make it work. Also, please message me if you have any questions or concerns.
Making Soap in Wimberley
You'll make a pound of artisan soap. Soap should nourish your skin. You will go home with about 8 bars of natural soap that you have customized. We'll use olive oil, coconut oil, palm oil, and Shea butter and essential oils to make soap that’s good for your skin. We'll be making soap using crock-pots so that your soap will be ready to use in about 48 hours. No waiting around for weeks like with cold process soaps. You will be going home with of soaps that you design. These soaps are the kind that you can find in spa and specialty stores, We'll mix all vegan oils to make the base and use essential oils for their nutritive value and scent . I think scent should double as nutrients for your skin. Why not? It'll be a while before you have to buy soap.
The Art of Traditional Neapolitan Pizza with Chef Daniel
If you are a San Antonio local or just visiting, this is an experience you'll definitely want to try. This unique dining and learning experience will have you enjoying every savory bite of your personally made pizza from the comfort of your home. 1st course- I will make introductions and present a market board with chef selected meat and cheese. 2nd course- Preperation and creation of your own dough with ingredients I provide. You will get to keep the dough you prepare with me for future use. 3rd course- I will bring prepared dough that have been proofed for 24 hrs. Using the same techniques we use. This dough you will stretch and flip understanding fundamental techniques. 4th course- You will pick,choose and create your own personel pizza to eat with chef selected ingredients. All ingredients will be provided and brought to your home or Airbnb. Only items you are providing is a kitchen and an oven. If you wish to enjoy your fresh Neapolitan pizza, bring your own alcoholic beverage to pair with the pizza party. Please note, this is a San Antonio Tx, experience only. Reservation should be made 24hrs before start time. Starting time can be adjusted with proper notice.
Private Drunk History Tour
In so many words, Drink Up The History! Join me for a couple of rounds in two beautiful, historic bars in a private, boutique tour that feels less like a tour and more like grabbing a drink with a friend! We will start with a stroll through Alamo Plaza for a comprehensive look at the history of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution. Next we belly up to very same historic Menge Bar where Teddy Roosevelt recruited many of his Rough Riders in 1898. With drink in hand we will take an in depth tour through the oldest hotel west of the Mississippi. After discussing the rich and varied history of this classic San Antonio establishment we will take a look into another of San Antonio’s most historic bars and explore the associated history. Warm welcomes, prompt service, heavy pours and exclusive access await you all while you enjoy access and content not found on any other tour in San Antonio. * food & beverages not included
Mural Ride Bike Tours, Street Art and Hidden Gem Tours
We will start of by getting familiar with each other and the bikes that we will be riding. There will be a 5-10 minute safety conversation where we will discuss riding the bikes and understanding the rules of the road. Then we RIDE!!We will ride around one of San Antonio's most popular areas, The Pearl. We will continue riding through the streets of SA where we will point out our favorite restaurants, coffee shops and bars. Keep in mind this ride highlights a lot of the street art in downtown SA. There is roughly 10 stops along the route and two opportunities to use restrooms.The ride will go one for about two hours and we will ride about 5 to 8 miles ( ish). Our guides are also familiar with the history of San Antonio, so along the way they will toss up a few tidbits of info about the city. There will be a quiz at the end :) One of our spots will be inside San Antonios best immersive art gallery. Other things to note: Short's and tennis shoes are recommended. Mural Ride Bike Tours is the perfect experience for groups. Looking for a team outing? Our bike tour is great for teams and great for team-building.