With rich historical significance and the attractions to go along with it, exciting nightlife, fun entertainment venues and family-friendly theme parks, there's something for everyone in San Antonio. Discover how you can experience it all at one of our 12 area hotels.
San Antonio, Texas is a city rich in historical significance. From historic battles to a unique river that flows through the city, San Antonio is full of interesting vacation attractions. San Antonio recently achieved the status of becoming the 8th largest city in the United States and although it is a large city, San Antonio still retains the tradition and history it has accomplished over the years. It's no wonder that 20 million people visit this unique city every year.
Mission San Jose
San Fernando Cathedral
The Battle of the Alamo was a defining moment in Texas history, and has been depicted in numerous films throughout the years. The battle took place at the Alamo Mission and lasted for two weeks. Although the battle ended in tragedy, the valiant efforts of the Texan defenders within stalled the Mexican forces and allowed for Sam Houston to round up more soldiers and supplies for his victory at San Jacinto. The Texas army then went on to win the war. More than 2.5 million people a year visit the Alamo complex which is located on over 4 acres. Most visitors come to see the mission which is where the remaining Texas forces holed up in an effort to fight off the opposing Mexican army. The Alamo is open every day of the year except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day and admission is free.
One of the more popular San Antonio vacation attractions is the Paseo del Rio, or River Walk. This river runs through the downtown area and flows alongside shops, bars, and restaurants. Stay at one of our San Antonio hotels during the Christmas season, and see the River Walk decorated with an impressive array of lights. The River Walk is San Antonio's central entertainment district and is home to many popular clubs such as Dick's Last Resort, On The Half Shell Oyster Bar, and a Hard Rock Café.
Those looking for more than a leisurely stroll through the downtown San Antonio area should definitely check out San Antonio's theme parks. Those seeking adventure and fun don't need to look far from San Antonio. The San Antonio area is home to SeaWorld and a Six Flags theme parks. SeaWorld San Antonio is located in the Westover Hills area, and is the largest marine park in the world. In addition to housing marine life, it also has four thrill rides and a water park. Six Flags Fiesta Texas is located in northern San Antonio featuring six roller coasters with names like Boomerang, Poltergeist, Superman: Krypton Coaster as well as a water park.
No matter what you decide to do on your trip to San Antonio, you are sure to have fun.
Best Western makes it easy to customize your San Antonio vacation with unique tour packages. There are many tour packages to choose from including: touring the sights of the city, golf, a photography workshop or cycling around the city.
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