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Riverwalk

San Antonio RiverWalk

The famous San Antonio riverwalk is nestled amongst the riverwalk mall, small tourist shops and great restaurants! Its definitely the place to visit and take beautiful pictures. Come both during the day as well as the night. Enjoy nightclubs and bars off the riverwalk for evening enjoyment. Don't feel like walking, then take a barge tour up and down the river and learn a little more about Old S.A. Click here for more information on the San Antonio RiverWalk.

 
       
 
Alamo

Alamo

Coming to San Antonio, then come on by the Alamo! "Remember the Alamo!" Always a must to see the old mission where a lot of history took place. It was the first mission established in San Antonio. The Alamo was originally used as a way station between east Texas and Mexico before it fell in the Battle of the Alamo. Inside see relics and photographs in the Long Barrack Museum. A little of the old west that still is standing. Don't miss out! Located Downtown San Antonio in Alamo Plaza. Click here for more information on the Alamo.

 
       
 
Rivercenter mall

IMAX Theatre RiverCenter

Enjoy 3D movies at the IMAX Theatre. Currently featuring: Mummies 3D: Secrets of the Pharaohs, Alamo the Price of Freedom, Dinosaurs 3D: Giants of Patagonia, Deep Sea 3D, Mystery of the Nile, and Lewis & Clark: Great Journey West. Click here for more infomation on IMAX Theatare RiverCenter.

 

 
       
 
ripley's Believe it or Not

Ripley's Believe it or Not / Wax Museum

Great fun for the kids and adults! Includes 500 unique and unusual exhibits. The Wax Museum has Hollywood, history and children's famous theme settings! All located across from the Alamo. 301 Alamo Plaza 210-224-9299. Click here fore more information on Ripley's Believe it or Not and Wax Museum

Ripley's Haunted Adventure / Guiness World Records Museum / Tomb Rider 3D

3 things to do all side by side on Alamo Plaza. Enjoy a spooky haunted house with live actors!! Or go to the Guinness World Records Museum and see all kinds of Guinness records on exhibit. Have little ones? Take them to Tomb Rider 3D for a fun adventure ride!! 329 Alamo Plaza. 210-226-2828 Click here for more information on Ripley's Haunted Adventure/Guiness World Records Museum/ Tomb Rider 3D

 
       
 
Tower of Americas

Tower of Americas

See all of San Antonio from 750 feet tall tower! Offers 360 view of San Antonio at the observatory deck. The top of the tower also has an elegant revolving restaurant to dine in. Newly added is the Skies Over Texas4-D ride and show!! Great to see!! Located in HemisFair Park downtown. 600 HemisFair Park. 210-223-3101. Click here for more information on the Tower of Americas.

 
       
 
Market Square "the Mercado"

Market Square "The Mercado"

A Unique Mexico Market feel shopping area that offers tons of mexican culture flair from, music, to food, to things to buy. Visit known restaurants like La Magarita, Pico de Gallo, or the famous Mi Tierras!! Located at 514 W. Commerce. Right by the University of Texas at San Antonio downtown campus. Summer hours (June - August) at Market Square are from 10:00am to 8:00pm. In the winter (September - May), the shops normally close at 6:00pm. Mi Tierra Cafe & Bakery is open 24 hours. Click here for more information on the Market Square "the Mercado".

 
       
 
Aztec Theatre

Aztec Theatre

The Aztec Theatre brings to you a Texas-sized tribute to country music with the classic country show "San Antonio Rose live." An exciting two-hour live show featuring the best of traditional country, western swing, and gospel music. It's the songs that made you fall in love with country music. Featuring the San Antonio Rose Band comprised of 10 world-class musicians from Nashville, Branson, Austin, and San Antonio. Located off the riverwalk. 201 E. Commerce St., Corner of commerce & N. St. Mary's St. 877-432-9832. Click here for more information on the Aztec Theatre.

 
       
 
Aztec Theatre

Buckhorn Saloon & Museum

A 120 year old bar, saloon, located downtown S.A. Takes visitors back to the times of the Old west. Check out their collection of horns, fins, and feathers. 520 species of animals, hand crafted Western memorabilia, Texas cowboy items, and old west firearms. Enjoy a drink while you stroll through the museum and stop by their restaurant afterwards. 318 E. Houston St. 210-247-4000. Click here for more information on the Buckhorn Saloon & Mueseum website.

 
       
   

La Villita

Visit San Antonio's first village! It has several cute little quaint shops that's architecture comes from Spanish, Mexican, German, French - influence. La Villita the" little village" also has a couple of restaurants to visit too! Located off the riverwalk downtown. 418 Villita St. 210-207-8612. Click here for more information on San Antonio's La Villita.

 
       
 
San Fernando Cathedral

San Fernando Cathedral

A historical church built back in 1731 by Canary Island families. They started a colony from the request of King Phillip V of Spain. Hours vary. Located at 115 Main Plaza. Downtown. 210-227-1297. Click here for more information on the San Fernando Cathedral.

 
       
   

UTSA's Institute of Texan Cultures

The museum that shows and tells the history of cultures in Texas. See special exhibits throughout the year. Note: During June, the Institute of Texan Cultures host the annual Folklife Festival. Enjoy foods, and demonstrations of cultures. During February, the Institute host the annual Asian Festival. Located close to the Alamodome in downtown San Antonio. Click here for more information on the Institute of Texan Cultures.

 
       
 
San Antonio Art Museum

San Antonio Art Museum

See exhibits of artifacts from Egypt, the Near East, Greece, Rome, China, Japan, Oceania, Europe, America, and Latin America! A collection that covers 5,000 years of civilizations. 200 W. Jones Ave. 210-978-8100. Click here for more information on the San Antonio Museum of Art.

 
       
 
Museo Alameda Latin Museum

Museo Alameda

A museum that tells and shows the Latino influence in America. Music, paintings, sculptures and more! An affiliate of the smithsonian institute in Washington D.C. Located in the Market Square area downtown also known as The Mercado" . 318 W. Houston St., #200. 210-299-4300. Click here for more information on the Museo Alameda Website.

 
       
 
Mirror Maze

Mirror Maze

Check out the Mirror Maze! Kids will love the mirror maze, and adults too. It's located downtown San Antonio, across the street from the Alamo.Click here for more information on Mirror Maze.

 
   

 

 
   

Updated: October 7, 2010