Attractions

Top Choice Waterfront in San Antonio

River Walk

A little slice of Europe in the heart of downtown San Antonio, the 15-mile River Walk is an essential part of the San Antonio experience. This is no ordinary riverfront, but a charming canal and pedestrian street th…
Top Choice Historic Building in San Antonio

The Alamo

Find out why the story of the Alamo can rouse a Texan’s sense of state pride like few other things. For many, it’s not so much a tourist attraction as a pilgrimage – you might notice some visitors getting downright …
Museum in San Antonio

McNay Art Museum

In addition to seeing paintings by household names such as Van Gogh, Picasso, Matisse, Renoir, O'Keeffe and Cézanne, half the fun is wandering the spectacular Spanish Colonial revival–style mansion that was the priv…
Historic Building in San Antonio

Mission San José

Known in its time as the Queen of the Missions, San José is certainly the largest and arguably the most beautiful of all the sites on the Mission Trail. Because it's a little more remote and pastoral, surrounded by …
Historic Building in San Antonio

San Fernando Cathedral

More than just another pretty church, San Fernando's role in the Battle of the Alamo makes it an important local landmark. In happier times, future Alamo hero James Bowie was married here. But as Bowie defended the …
Museum in San Antonio

Buckhorn Saloon & Museum

Waaaay back in 1881, when the original Buckhorn Saloon opened up, the owner promised patrons a free beer or whiskey shot for every pair of deer antlers they brought in. Although the location has changed a couple of …
Museum in San Antonio

Witte Museum

Older kids will most enjoy this museum on the eastern edge of Brackenridge Park. The Witte (pronounced ‘witty’) is educational but engaging, with hands-on explorations of natural history, science and Texas history. …
Museum in San Antonio

Briscoe Western Art Museum

It's quality over quantity at this repository of Western art, which opened its stately doors in 2013. Cowboys, Native Americans, Hispanic settlers and the women of the west all get their due (although we wish the la…
Amusement Park in San Antonio

Six Flags Fiesta Texas

You don't have to be a kid to enjoy Fiesta Texas – this popular theme park has plenty of rides that you must be 'this tall' to enjoy. Of course, there are also more than 25 kids' rides for the vertically challenged,…
Park in San Antonio

Brackenridge Park

North of downtown near Trinity University, this 343-acre park is a great place to spend the day with your family. In addition to the San Antonio Zoo, you'll find the Kiddie Amusement Park, the Brackenridge Eagle min…