300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas 78205
More than 2.5 million people a year visit the 4.2 acre complex known worldwide as "The Alamo". Most come to see the old mission remains where a small band of Texans held out for thirteen days against the army of General Santa Anna. Although the Alamo fell in the early morning hours of March 6, 1836, the death of the Alamo Defenders has come to symbolize courage and sacrifice for the cause of Liberty. The memories are as powerful today as they were nearly 175 years ago!
600 Hemisfair Plaza Way, San Antonio, Texas 78205
For more than 35 years, this 750-foot tall tower has offered residents and tourists of San Antonio, the most breathtaking view of the Alamo City. Visitors can dine at the Tower's revolving restaurant or enjoy the scenery from the observation deck.
801 E. Durango Blvd, San Antonio, Texas 78205
The Institute of Texan Cultures, through its research, collections, exhibits and programs, serves as the forum for the understanding and appreciation of Texas and Texans.The grounds of the Institue is location for famous Folklife Festival- held each June.
849 E. Commerce, San Antonio, Texas 78205
Shop the only mall in downtown San Antonio and certainly the only one with a river that runs through it! Choose from stores like Macy's, The Disney Store, Champs Sports, Bath & Body Works and The Dallas Cowboys Pro Shop. Take in a movie at the AMC 9 Theater - including IMAX. And for something to eat - your choices are from light & fun to fabulous & exotic.
514 W. Commerce, San Antonio, Texas 78207
The largest Mexican marketplace outside of Mexico. Here, the delightful experience of bargain-huntin and shopping awaits you. Enjoy the tastes of San Antonio at the unique restaurant experiences. The Farmers Market Plaza combines the cultural, artistic and ethnic influences of the Southwest and south of the border. A must when visiting the Alamo city.
318 E. Houston Street, San Antonio, Texas 78205
Buckhorn Museum features wildlife from all over the world; including fish, birds, animal oddities and a was museum of Texas history. The exhibit halls are comprised of over 520 species of wildlife, many of which are listed in the "Boone and Crockett" record books.
3903 North St. Marys Street, San Antonio, Texas 78212
The Zoo is home to over 3,500 animals representing 600 species of animals on 56 acres. More than 1 Million guests visit the San Antonio Zoo every year. The Zoo is home to two of the first cageless exhibits in America - the Barless Bear Terraces and the Primate Paradise, both of which opened in 1929. The Hixon Bird House, which opened in 1966, features a simulated rain forest and free-flying birds. The Zoo's bird collection is now one of the world's largest.
255 E. Basse Road, San Antonio, Texas 78209
Enjoy quality time with friends and family at Alamo Quarry Market, 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 all night. For a full list of shops and restaurants, visit www.quarrymarket.com.
224 E. Houston Street, San Antonio, Texas 78205
Recognized as one of the most ornate facilities in the country, the Majestic has long held a special place in the archives of Texas theatrical and architectural history. Built in 1929, the Majestic stood proudly for many years as the largest theatre in Texas and the second largest motion picture theatre in the country. The most modern and ornate building in South Texas - and the first theatre in the state to be totally air-conditioned - is now home to the San Antonio Symphony.
305 E. Houston Street, San Antonio, Texas 78205
The San Antonio Children's Museum is dedicated to providing engaging hands-on experiences where "Kids Play to Learn and Adults Learn to Play". The Museum is a unique and innovative educational resource that uses interactive play - inspiring a journey of life-long learning - enriching lives and positively impacting the community.
300 Augusta, San Antonio, Texas 78205
This Center, a former frontier convent and school that today is now a lively center for the visual arts, special community and private events and for business gatherings. The 150 year-old buildings and lush grounds along the River Walk in downtown are an important part of the city's rich history and it's architectural past. A charming restaurant is open for lunch daily.
200 West Jones Avenue, San Antonio, Texas 78215
Emphasizing the art of the Americas, including pre-Columbian, Spanish Colonial and Latin American folk art. Also included are 18th, 19th and 20th Century American and European paintings, photography, sculpture and decorative arts. The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Latin American Art opened in 1998 to display Latin American art from all periods. In 2005, the Lenora and Walter F. Brown Asian Art Wing opened - making it the largest center for Asian art in the southern United States.
17000 I-10 W, San Antonio, TX 78257
For operating hours, tickets, directions or general information, visit www.sixflags.com/fiestaTexas.
10500 Sea World Drive, San Antonio, Texas
For operating hours, tickets, directions or general information, visit www.seaworld.com/sanantonio.
369 Pearl Parkway, San Antonio, 78215
Pearl has undergone a transformation from historic brewery to gathering place where you can eat, live, learn, work and play on the Museum Reach, or northern stretch, of the San Antonio River. At the Pearl you can attend a wedding in an elegant former stable... learn to bake brioche, uxuriate at a salon housed in a former garage, or attend a great Famer's market. At Pearl, a variety of spaces include theatre, resident artists studios, one-of-a-kind boutiques, and enticing restaurants.
700 North St. Mary's st, San Antonio, TX 78205
With an unveiling in Fall of 2013, San Antonio’s famed Municipal Auditorium will be reborn as The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. The Tobin Center will become the finest performance facility in the San Antonio area. This world-class facility will allow performing artists from around the globe to take the stage with music, theater and dance. The Tobin Center will offer events for the entire community to enjoy, celebrate, experience and, most importantly,participate.