San Antonio, Texas
San Antonio is full of things to do! During your visit be sure you plan additional time to discover the city's rich history.
The Alamo is a story bigger than Texas. 300 years in the making, the epic story of the Alamo is renowned all over the world.
In its 300 years, the Alamo has shaped the city of San Antonio, ignited the battle for Texas independence, and influenced American history. Explore the rich history of the Texas Revolution with a tour of The Alamo and adjacent gardens.
The following activities are available at the Alamo daily for visitors:
- Audio Tours
- Guided Tours: A Story Bigger Than Texas
- History Talks
- Living History Encampment
- Film: Crossroads of History
- The Alamo Church
- The Long Barrack Exhibition
Explore the official San Antonio River Walk!
Walk, shop, dine, and enjoy the hospitality of our world-renowned urban waterway. Hop aboard a riverboat and discover why 13 million people visit every year.
According to visitors, the San Antonio River Walk is a pleasant way to get to explore the city, featuring a network of walkways that wind below bridges with two parallel sidewalks filled with busy shops, bars and restaurants connecting to the city’s major tourist venues.
HISTORIC MARKET SQUARE
Enjoy the sights and flavors of old Mexico at Historic Market Square, a favorite of locals and tourists for generations.
Explore over 100 locally owned businesses that provide a unique market place experience.
Historic Market Square bustles with activities celebrating Cinco de Mayo and Día de los Muertos, among other festivities. Working artists offer their handiwork's from stalls and carts, and local retailers sell quality Mexican artifacts, clothing and art. Locals like to say visiting the square is like leaving town for a few hours.
Where To Eat?
San Antonio isn't just bursting with history, it's also one of two U.S. cities designated a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy! If you're looking for a great culinary experience, "hit the trails"! From a Taco Trail to a BBQ Trail, San Antonio is sure to hit the spot.
AUSTIN IS A QUICK DRIVE AWAY!
Take a quick day trip from San Antonio - Austin is only an hour and a half away!
With bustling entertainment and culture, inspiring cuisine and stunning outdoor settings, Austin is a unique, not-to-be missed destination. Austin is home to more than 250 music venues, a vibrant arts scene including world-class museums and a wonderful ballet, one-of-a-kind shopping and beautiful lakes and parks throughout the city.