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300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
You haven’t truly experienced Texas until you’ve visited the hallowed grounds of the Alamo. Established in 1718 as the Mission San Antonio de Valero, the building is best known as the site of the 1836 Battle of the Alamo, a 13-day...
Mission San Jose, San Antonio, TX, USA
San José—the largest and most impressive of the San Antonio Missions—has evolved not only into a historic monument, but also a well-preserved part of modern local life. Part visitor center, part parish, part museum, and part...
303 Pearl Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78215, USA
Pearl was founded in 1881 as a traditional brewery. These days, however, the bustling complex is less about beer than its 15 restaurants, dozen-plus retailers, and numerous family-friendly events, including a twice-weekly farmers’ market....
200-414 Alpine, San Antonio, TX 78212, USA
Transport yourself to a different place and time with a simple stroll through San Antonio’s Japanese Tea Garden, a lush expanse full of shaded walkways, stone bridges, blooming flowers, and spectacular koi ponds. The garden was originally...
26495 Natural Bridge Caverns Rd, San Antonio, TX 78266, USA
Just north of—and a little below—San Antonio are the Natural Bridge Caverns, whose miles of underground passages can be explored in a variety of tours. Lantern tours offer eerie illuminations of the stones, while "Adventure Tours" require...
514 W Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78207, USA
No visit to San Antonio is complete without spending at least a few hours in Market Square, a sprawling indoor mall that’s among the largest of its kind outside of Mexico. Stroll past wares ranging from piñatas and pottery to...
849 E Commerce St #133, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
San Antonio's Rivercenter Mall has all the hallmarks of a normal American shopping mall: a food court, a Victoria's Secret, a Gap, a movie theater and a collection of department stores. It also happens to be built around a century old church and...
16652 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, TX 78232, USA
Saweet Cupcakes in San Antonio is a small, family-owned business that is big on flavor. Alongside the standards, new flavors appear regularly, as they're constantly experimenting, so you never know what might encounter. In addition to their...
430 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
Watching the river flow by with a margarita in hand is one of the best ways to while away an afternoon in San Antonio, and at Casa Rio, you can do just that. The restaurant’s colorful umbrellas have lined the River Walk since 1946, providing...
124 Losoya St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
Sniff, swirl, and sip your way to becoming better acquainted with the area's wineries on a Texas Hill Country wine tour. Sit back and let your knowledgeable guide take the wheel and whisk you to Hill Country, on a day away from downtown to explore...
8910 Bandera Rd #202, San Antonio, TX 78250, USA
Painting with a Twist is a great way to enjoy an evening immersed in creativity while surrounded by friends. The concept is as follows: a painting is selected for the evening that everyone attempts to replicate on their own canvas, all while...