Those seeking a little Texas frontier history are sure to find it here – San Antonio proudly touts sites like the Alamo, San Antonio Missions National Historical Park and the Spanish Governor’s Palace. The museums, such as the San Antonio Museum of Art, are also not to be missed. This city also makes for a great family vacation – with educational and adrenaline-pumping fun. SeaWorld and Six Flags Fiesta Texas will thrill both you and the little ones. And no city tour would be complete without a stroll down the River Walk, a 3-mile-long path along the San Antonio River, which hits many attractions. For help navigating the city’s top things to do, sign up for one of the best San Antonio tours.
Davy Crockett may have perished at the Alamo, but San Antonio clings to the Texan pride shown by the “King of the Wild Frontier” and his compatriots in 1836. This modern city’s history especially rears its head throughout downtown. In addition to the Alamo, you’ll find several other famous missions, all of which are now a part of the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. And amongst the gleaming skyscrapers, the austere San Fernando Cathedral still stands as a testament to the city’s religious past.
But, don’t be fooled: You don’t need a hankering for history to be charmed by this city. Families will particularly enjoy the Texas city’s theme parks, top-notch museums, professional sports teams and the famous River Walk. What’s more, San Antonio is a burgeoning culinary destination, with a selection of its signature Tex-Mex style and an assortment of new barbecue establishments and eclectic upscale eateries. With the array of ways to spend your day, you might have too much to do to “Remember the Alamo.” If you’re short on time, consider signing up for one of the best San Antonio tours for a sampling of the city’s history, culture and food.