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San Antonio, Texas

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The Alamo

The most famous spot in Texas, where 189 defenders fell on March 6, 1836, after repeated attacks by Mexican General Santa Anna's army. Mission San Antonio de Valero (The Alamo) was established in 1718 as the city'

San Antonio, TX Missions

Spanish Governor's Palace

In 1772, San Antonio became seat of Spanish government in Texas, headquartered at 10-room Spanish Governor's Palace on Military Plaza. It was to this adobe-walled structure that Moses Austin came in 1820

San Antonio, TX Structural Landmarks

Mission San Francisco de la Espada

Established 1731, favorite of many students of Spanish period in Texas, and popular with photographers. The little church building, restored several times, is still in use. Ruins of walls that once surrounded the mission compound; foundations of a granary;

San Antonio, TX Missions

Military Bases

Since San Antonio's founding as a presidio more than two centuries ago, the military has been an integral part of the city. Most military installations require a visitor's pass, which usually may be obtained at the gate. For security reasons, some areas are restricted.

San Antonio, TX Military Bases

Botanical Garden

33 acres of display gardens, fountains, and natural areas (Major walkways wheelchair accessible). Included is the Lucile Halsell Conservatory, a 90,000-square-foot complex of below-ground houses that use the earth'

San Antonio, TX Botanical Gardens

Things to do near San Antonio, TX

Oak Hills Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days...

Botanical Garden

33 acres of display gardens, fountains, and natural areas (Major walkways wheelchair accessible). Included is the Lucile Hals...

Falcon State Park

572.6 acres on shores of Falcon Reservoir. Facilities include cabins, boat docks, camping, picnicking, fishing, swimming, tra...

Donna Wet Lands

City of Donna started this project in 1999 in an effort to promote the area's wildlife, and is home to excellent birding and ...

San Antonio Zoo

More than 3,500 animals of 750 different species found in one of the premier zoos in North America. This AZA (American Zoo an...