The City of San Antonio is one of the oldest Spanish colonization of the European settlements in Texas. Notable for rich culture, historic Spanish colonial missions, the infamous Alamo, the River Walk, and the Tower of the Americas makes San Antonio on of the most popular tourist destinations in Texas. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the number one attraction, “The Alamo”, an 18th-centrury Spanish mission preserved as a museum, marks the famous 1836 battle for Texan independence from Mexico. Following the San Antonio River, the miles-long River is a landmark pedestrian promenade lined with cafes and shops. A ride to the top of the 750 foot Tower of Americas provides a picturesque view of the entire city.
The city’s heritage and traditions are rich, as are its modern pleasures. With a cosmopolitan blend of top-notch golf courses, remarkable dining and nightlife options, art galleries, spas, theme parks and shopping, there’s no shortage of authentic experiences – most of which are just steps from the ICBA Community Banking LIVE® host hotels and the Henry B. González Convention Center.
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San Antonio River Walk is a verdant oasis of cypress-line paved paths, arched stone bridges and lush landscapes. It gently winds through the city center, providing historical sites, cafes, restaurants and shopping.
The Alamo is the heart of San Antonio and it is Texas’ most visited historic landmark. Home of the famous 1836 battle and to living history demonstrations. Experience the battlefield first hand and “remember the Alamo.”
The Experience, Battle for Texas is a discovery into the newfound respect for the original Texas heroes, see the events that led to the Texas Revolution.
San Antonio Missions National Historical Park opened in 1983 and home to four southernmost Spanish colonial missions. The missions are walled compounds encompassing a church and buildings where the priests and local Native American lived and worked.
Towers of the Americas located in downtown San Antonio; the 750-foot-tall Tower of Americas provides guests the most spectacular view of the Alamo City.
SeaWorld San Antonio located in Westover Hills District of San Antonio is a 250-acre marine mammal park, oceanarium and animal theme park.
San Antonio Botanical Garden a 38-acre botanical garden located in the heart of San Antonio. Explore the futuristic Lucile Halsell Conservatory or walk the Texas Native Trail for a close-up encounter with the beautiful world of plants.
Witte Museum is dedicated to natural history, science and South Texas heritage. The permanent collection features historic artifacts and photographs, Texas art, textiles, the world-renowned Hertzberg Circus Collection, dinosaur bones, cave drawings, Texas wildlife dioramas and the four-story H-E-B Science Treehouse.
Six Flags Fiesta Texas, San Antonio’s biggest, most popular themed attraction featuring dozen of thrill rides, shows and activities.