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Step to the beat of wafting flamenco music as you wander the downtown River Walk before sampling as much chili (San Antonio’s signature dish) as your taste buds will allow. A visit to the Alamo is an absolute must, as is taking in a show at the ornate Majestic Theatre. San Antonio Missions National Historical Park is dotted with 18th-century buildings and features, making for an enriching excursion.

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River Walk
River Walk
The Paseo del Rio is San Antonio's favorite attraction. You can shop, dine, lounge in a cafe, or simply stroll along and let the strumming mariachi soothe your spirit.
Attraction type: Hiking Trails
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The Alamo
The Alamo
Owner description: Established in 1718 as Mission San Antonio de Valero, for over 300 years the former mission now known as the Alamo has been a crossroads of history. Having existed under six flags... more Owner description: Established in 1718 as Mission San Antonio de Valero, for over 300 years the former mission now known as the Alamo has been a crossroads of history. Having existed under six flags of independent nations and served as a garrison for five different armies, the Alamo has a rich history and a heritage to inspire Texans and people around the world. Although the Alamo is best known as the site of the 1836 Battle of the Alamo, all 300 years of Alamo history are vital to our story. Visitors to the site can take a guided battlefield tour, rent a self-guided audio tour, walk through the historic Alamo Church and Long Barrack Museum, listen to a history talk given by an Alamo Interpreter, participate in living history demonstrations, watch a documentary on the history of the Alamo, and much more. Admission to the Alamo is free, but there is a charge for guided and audio tours. Tours may be booked online in advance through the Alamo's website or purchased on-site. less
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Monuments & Statues; History Museums
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Mission San Jose
Mission San Jose
Owner description: Founded in 1720, this Spanish frontier mission, the largest of the five San Antonio missions, is best known for its rose window. On Sundays, this Texas and U.S. National historic... more Owner description: Founded in 1720, this Spanish frontier mission, the largest of the five San Antonio missions, is best known for its rose window. On Sundays, this Texas and U.S. National historic site offers a mariachi mass. less
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Missions
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San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral
This cathedral was built in 1873 to replace the original founded more than one hundred years earlier.
Attraction type: Churches & Cathedrals
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San Antonio Missions National Historical Park
San Antonio Missions National Historical Park
Historical area that stretches nine miles and contains four important 18th-century missions.
Attraction type: Hiking Trails
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Bliss
Bliss
Ranked #1 of 4,625 Restaurants in San Antonio
Price: $31 - $50
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Pollos Asados Los Nortenos
Pollos Asados Los Nortenos
Ranked #2 of 4,625 Restaurants in San Antonio
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Chama Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse
Chama Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse
Ranked #3 of 4,625 Restaurants in San Antonio
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Brazilian
Good for: Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Wildfish Seafood Grille
Wildfish Seafood Grille
Ranked #4 of 4,625 Restaurants in San Antonio
Price: $31 - $50
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Grill
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Bohanan's Prime Steak and Seafood
Bohanan's Prime Steak and Seafood
Ranked #5 of 4,625 Restaurants in San Antonio
Price: $31 - $75
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Pinn Road Inn & Suites
2.0 of 5
Pinn Road Inn & Suites
$59 - $105
Ranked #93 of 354 Hotels in San Antonio
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WoodSpring Suites San Antonio I-35 North
2.0 of 5
WoodSpring Suites San Antonio I-35 North
$45 - $105
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Red Roof Inn San Antonio - Airport
2.0 of 5
Red Roof Inn San Antonio - Airport
$55 - $93
Ranked #141 of 354 Hotels in San Antonio
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Drury Plaza Hotel San Antonio North Stone Oak
3.0 of 5
Drury Plaza Hotel San Antonio North Stone Oak
$115 - $163
Ranked #3 of 354 Hotels in San Antonio
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Best Western Plus Lackland Hotel & Suites
2.5 of 5
Best Western Plus Lackland Hotel & Suites
$122 - $172
Ranked #4 of 354 Hotels in San Antonio
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Comfort Suites Alamo/Riverwalk
2.5 of 5
Comfort Suites Alamo/Riverwalk
$124 - $245
Ranked #12 of 354 Hotels in San Antonio
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Hotel Emma
4.5 of 5
Hotel Emma
$346 - $544
Ranked #1 of 354 Hotels in San Antonio
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Mokara Hotel and Spa
4.5 of 5
Mokara Hotel and Spa
$248 - $439
Ranked #2 of 354 Hotels in San Antonio
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Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa
4.0 of 5
Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa
$243 - $616
Ranked #7 of 354 Hotels in San Antonio
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