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Crowne Plaza San Antonio Airport

Explore San Antonio

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Must See

Of all the things to do in downtown San Antonio, visiting the San Antonio River Walk is a must. This pedestrian-only city park is divided into three sections. Head to the Downtown Reach section for a variety of shops and popular dining spots. Visit the Museum Reach and discover new exhibits at the San Antonio Museum of Modern Art. Next, go to Mission Reach for an iconic visit to the Alamo.

What's New

Looking for a family-friendly outing? Then visit the San Antonio Zoo. Check the calendar for new events and attractions, and we especially recommend the "Behind the Scenes" events. Another popular site is North Star Mall, home to over 200 specialty stores and restaurants. Just look for the giant cowboy boot sculpture. These are just a few things to do near San Antonio International Airport.

Tips

San Antonio is truly a paradise for food lovers. The unique food culture offers a blend of different dishes and styles, offering several variations on iconic dishes. The walkability is also an incredible feature of the city, so if you plan on spending time in the downtown area, make sure you pack comfortable shoes to make it easier to explore.

Must Do

From historic Plaza de Armas to active military bases and training camps, such as Joint Base Camp Bullis, San Antonio's military roots run deep. Explore the historic Quadrangle and the US Army Medical Department Museum (AMEDD Museum) at Fort Sam Houston. Make sure to also pay a visit to The Fort Sam Houston Museum, which tells the story of the evolution of the army in San Antonio since 1845.

Don't Go Home Without

One of the most recognizable historic buildings in the country is The Alamo, and no trip to San Antonio is complete without a visit. Take the guided tour to learn about the site's incredible history, get a closer look at historical artifacts and recreations, or experience a number of interesting events and hands-on demonstrations.

Things To Do

Things To Do

North Star Mall

7400 San Pedro, San Antonio, TX 78216

San Antonio's Premier Shopping Destination with Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy's, Dillards, and JC Penny.

Alamo/Riverwalk/Downtown

300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205

No trip to San Antonio is complete without a trip to see Texas' number one tourist attraction. This shrine celebrates the struggle for Texas Independence. Minutes from the Alamo is the Riverwalk with shops and restaurants lining the San Antonio River.

Tanger Outlet Mall

4015 S I-35 S, San Marcos, TX 78666

San Marcos is the destination for Bargain Shoppers. Less than an one hour from Crowne Plaza San Antonio is a shopper's Paradise. With name brands like Calvin Klein, Kenneth Cole, DKNY, Old Navy, and Liz Claiborne there is something for everyone here!

Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

San Marcos is the destination for Bargain Shoppers. Less than an one hour from Crowne Plaza San Antonio is a shopper's Paradise. With name brands like Calvin Klein, Kenneth Cole, DKNY, Old Navy, and Liz Claiborne there is something for everyone here!

Fort Sam Houston

1212 Stanley Road, Bldg 124, Ft Sam Houston, TX 78234

San Marcos is the destination for Bargain Shoppers. Less than an one hour from Crowne Plaza San Antonio is a shopper's Paradise. With name brands like Calvin Klein, Kenneth Cole, DKNY, Old Navy, and Liz Claiborne there is something for everyone here!

Trinity University

715 Stadium Dr, San Antonio, TX 78212

San Marcos is the destination for Bargain Shoppers. Less than an one hour from Crowne Plaza San Antonio is a shopper's Paradise. With name brands like Calvin Klein, Kenneth Cole, DKNY, Old Navy, and Liz Claiborne there is something for everyone here!

University of the Incarnate Word

4301 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209

San Marcos is the destination for Bargain Shoppers. Less than an one hour from Crowne Plaza San Antonio is a shopper's Paradise. With name brands like Calvin Klein, Kenneth Cole, DKNY, Old Navy, and Liz Claiborne there is something for everyone here!

Morgan's Wonderland

5223 David Edwards Dr, San Antonio, TX 78233

Morgan’s Wonderland is the World’s First Ultra Accessible Family Fun Park designed specifically for children & adults with special needs. It allows people of all abilities to play, learn & share life changing experiences in a fun and safe environment.

The Shops at La Cantera

15900 La Cantera Pkwy,, San Antonio, TX 78256

Morgan’s Wonderland is the World’s First Ultra Accessible Family Fun Park designed specifically for children & adults with special needs. It allows people of all abilities to play, learn & share life changing experiences in a fun and safe environment.

STAR Soccer Complex

5103 David Edwards, San Antonio, TX 78233

The STAR Soccer Complex has 13 full size, fully lit fields. This facility's attention to detail and dedication to excellence will allow San Antonio to be able to accommodate large local, statewide, national and international tournaments.

Alamo Quarry Market

Alamo Quarry Market, 255 E. Basse Road, San Antonio, TX 78209

"Enjoy quality time with friends and family at Alamo Quarry Market, located just minutes from downtown. Nestled in an environment rich with history, our fabulous collection of stores, restaurants and theatres will inspire you to shop all day and play at night."

Joint Base Camp Bullis

Alamo Quarry Market, 255 E. Basse Road, San Antonio, TX 78209

"Enjoy quality time with friends and family at Alamo Quarry Market, located just minutes from downtown. Nestled in an environment rich with history, our fabulous collection of stores, restaurants and theatres will inspire you to shop all day and play at night."

San Antonio Zoo

Alamo Quarry Market, 255 E. Basse Road, San Antonio, TX 78209

"Enjoy quality time with friends and family at Alamo Quarry Market, located just minutes from downtown. Nestled in an environment rich with history, our fabulous collection of stores, restaurants and theatres will inspire you to shop all day and play at night."

The Alamo

Alamo Quarry Market, 255 E. Basse Road, San Antonio, TX 78209

"Enjoy quality time with friends and family at Alamo Quarry Market, located just minutes from downtown. Nestled in an environment rich with history, our fabulous collection of stores, restaurants and theatres will inspire you to shop all day and play at night."

San Antonio River Walk

Alamo Quarry Market, 255 E. Basse Road, San Antonio, TX 78209

"Enjoy quality time with friends and family at Alamo Quarry Market, located just minutes from downtown. Nestled in an environment rich with history, our fabulous collection of stores, restaurants and theatres will inspire you to shop all day and play at night."