Visit USA 2023 Travel Planner

62 BE INSPIRED San Antonio is a forwardthinking, vibrant and multicultural city with a rich history and a multitude of experiences awaiting those who visit our friendly city. This multi-faceted and beautiful city will surpass all expectations. The San Antonio Missions National Historical Park is the only UNESCO World Heritage site in Texas, of which the Alamo and its famed story is a major attraction. Then there is the lush 24km stretch of River Walk, offering everything from fun activities to outside dining and cocktails along the waterfront. San Antonio's ever-evolving culinary scene takes its inspiration from the many diverse ethnic influences in the city – including Hispanic and German to name just two. And who would want to miss the Day of the Dead celebrations, with decorated river barge floats, or 11 days of fun at Fiesta? San Antonio has a variety of interesting neighbourhoods, many experiencing an urban renewal. Explore them and you will discover a city with a vivid past that is embracing the future. Just a quick drive from the bustling heart of San Antonio, the wide-open spaces of the beautiful Texas Hill Country are calling for you. Explore the area’s rolling hills, big Texas skies, and endless opportunities to experience wonder and adventure. “Evocative historic trails bring to life stories alive with American Indian and western culture, and don't miss this destination's energetic cities, quirky towns and stunning landscapes” “The Alamo, an 18th-century Spanish mission pres rv d as a museum, marks an infamous 1836 battle for Texan independence from Mexico" UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE Visit the Alamo and Missions. There are tours, exhibits, and a Living History encampment. This historic Spanish mission and fortress compound was founded in the 18th century by Roman Catholic missionaries RIVER WALK Explore the 24km of urban waterways that run through the heart of the city on foot, bike or river barge for sightseeing, food, adventure and fun. The lush riverside paths are lined with towering Cypress trees, restaurants, hotels, shops, museums, and recreation spots DISTINCT NEIGHBOURHOODS One-of-a-kind shopping can be enjoyed at Pearl, home to numerous food and drink options and seasonal events. Downtown Historic Market, Square, an outdoor plaza with shops and restaurants, is the largest Mexican market in the U.S. CULINARY As a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy, San Antonio serves up culinary traditions and a food scene bursting with flavour. Delicious! HILL COUNTRY Visit nearby Bandera for ranching and cowboy fun and beautiful Fredericksburg for wineries, great food and a wander along Main Street. Book with one of the many top holiday companies selling San Antonio. Be inspired, visit San Antonio is THE city of authenticity. Where Real Fun and True Adventure are found just outside your door! Real and True Visit San Antonio