The city of San Antonio throbs with Old West and Hispanic culture and the popular River Walk, which is lined with cafés and restaurants, provides a great location to sit quietly and soak in the city.
Things to do in San Antonio
Each April, the city holds the Fiesta, a 100-event celebration that commemorates the Battle of San Jacinto in 1836 and the Alamo. The restaurants of the River Walk area sit on the banks of the San Antonio River, which flows through the city. The Missions National Historic Park is comprised of four missions and is a popular hiking trail, visiting each of the missions. Mission San José is the largest and holds regular religious ceremonies. La Villita was San Antonio’s first neighbourhood and today is an historic arts village with shops, galleries and internationally-influenced restaurants. Six Flags Fiesta Texas is a theme park with eight roller coasters and a huge array of attractions for all of the family. The 750ft Tower of the Americas is an excellent viewing platform for panoramic views of the city, while the King William Historic District is thought to be one of the oldest in Texas.
When to go to San Antonio
Summer highs average temperatures of around 35.6°C in August. Winter lows drop to around 4.8°C in January.
San Antonio Fiesta Carnival, April.
Touring in San Antonio
American Sky’s Self-Drive The Lone Star Trail is a 12-night tour that begins and ends in Dallas, taking in the highlights of Texas including; Austin, Houston and San Antonio.
San Antonio hotels
The three-star Holiday Inn Riverwalk hotel is a 23-storey building located in the heart of San Antonio’s downtown district.
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San Antonio Botanical Garden
Long Barracks Museum
Tower of the Americas
King William District
Cowboys Dance Hall