San Antonio is one of the oldest cities in Texas, home to the Alamo and the River Walk, site of the annual party known as Fiesta, a city of diverse cultures and many charms.
It's one of the most popular destinations for Texans to visit, and for non-Texans, too.
San Antonio is one of the 10 largest cities in the United States, but it doesn't have the congested feel of many big cities. It's a clean, pretty town chock full of historic sites and attractions that will be of interest to all members of the family.
Perhaps that's why it's one of the favorite family destinations in the state.
There are a plethora of San Antonio golf courses to choose from; two major theme parks and two major water parks; great shopping from upscale to bargain; a terrific array of dining options (San Antonio is most famous for its hole-in-the-wall Tex-Mex establishments).
Fiesta in San Antonio
Fiesta San Antonio is one of the biggest parties in America, with hundreds of events, including several large parades through Downtown and on the San Antonio River, spread over 10 days. Find out more about the San Antonio Fiesta.
San Antonio Attractions
San Antonio golf courses
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San Antonio is in south-central Texas. The Balcones Fault runs along the south side of San Antonio; it's the geographical demarcation between South Texas scrub brush and the Hill Country of Central Texas. San Antonio is about 90 minutes south of Austin on I-35; about 3 hours east of Houston on I-10. In addition to I-35 and I-10, I-410 is a loop around the inner half of San Antonio, and Texas 1604 is loop around the outer half. US 281 runs north-south, while I-37 heads south to Corpus Christi.
The San Antonio International Airport is served by most of the major carriers. Most flights connect through Dallas or Houston, but many direct flights to various destinations are also available.
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San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau
City of San Antonio official site
San Antonio Express-News newspaper
San Antonio International Airport
Paseo del Rio Association