The Must Do List for San Antonio:

  • Visit the Alamo, the historic mission in downtown San Antonio that is a focal point of Texas history
  • Visit the San Antonio Zoo which is among the best in the nation. Originally built by the CCC, it has first rate habitats, a great kids area and animal encounters where you can see and touch certain animals while learning more about them.
  • Visit La Villita, a small historical collection of buildings that house artisans and interesting retail shops
  • Take a ride up the Tower of the Americas to get a scenic view of San Antonio
  •  Enjoy the Japanese Tea Garden in Brackenridge Park with a multitude of plantings, ponds, a large stone pagoda, waterfall, and terraced walkways
  • Take part in the Riverwalk Ghost Tour.
  • Visit the Mercado, a traditional Mexican shopping area including some of the best restaurants and galleries in town
  • Have late night breakfast at Mi Tierra! (Located in the Mercado)
  • Wander the winding Riverwalk with its many restaurants and bars.
  • Take a River boat tour.
  • Listen to an Irish ditty at Dirty Nellie's (on the RIverwalk)
  • Enjoy a martini and live jazz at Swig! (on the RIverwalk)
  • visit the McNay Art Museum and the San Antonio Museum of Art
  • Wander through the Rivercenter Mall
  • Follow the Mission Trail and visit several of the historic missions located in town
  • Take a tour of the Buckhorn Hall of Horns
  • Take a stroll through the historic King William district to see lovely mansions
  • Seaworld and Fiesta Texas are available too

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