Lest you forget, your trip to San Antonio ought to start with a tour of the Alamo, where you’ll find a fascinating historic site, a museum, and then some. From there, enjoy a sunny day along the beautiful San Antonio River on the bustling River Walk (Paseo del Rio), which stretches all the way to scenic Brackenridge Park. Kick the excitement into high gear at Six Flags Texas Fiesta or the annual San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo. Set out for a day of nautical adventure in Galveston to soak up some gulf sun in the sand. And be sure to save time for San Antonio’s rich cultural sites. Meet history head-on at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, Spanish Governor’s Palace, the San Fernando Cathedral, or one of the city’s excellent museums. There’s plenty to remember about a trip to San Antonio.
Alamo: Impress your friends back home with your knowledge of the site that gives San Antonio its fame. Walk inside this former Franciscan mission, legendary battle site, and present-day museum, where you can view artifacts of such infamous Alamo defenders as Davy Crockett and James Bowie. Once you’ve seen it with your own eyes, you’ll most certainly remember the Alamo.
River Walk (Paseo del Rio): View the very heart of San Antonio along the San Antonio River Walk, or Paseo del Rio. Let the mariachi music follow you as you amble from the San Antonio Museum of Art to peaceful Brackenridge Park, stopping under colorful umbrellas by day and twinkle lights by night to eat and drink the best of what San Antonio can cook up.