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  • Fort Sam Houston

    Established in 1845 and moved to its present location in 1876, this installation has long been one of the Army's most important installations. The focal point of this National Historic Landmark, the Q...
    Fort Sam Houston

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Mission San Jose y San Miguel de Aguayo

Known as the Queen of Missions, is both a State and National Historic Site. Founded 1720; church built between 1768-82

San Antonio, TX Missions

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

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 and Aquarium Association) accredited zoo, established in 1914

San Antonio, TX Zoos

The Alamo City Grand Tour

Blending the history of San Antonio with its current culture, the Alamo City Grand Tour offers an encompassing view of the San Antonio landscape as you visit the Alamo, Governor's Palace, Riverwalk and more! You'll travel by motor coach along the 8

San Antonio, TX Tours

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

Zaragoza Birthplace State Historic Site

Both a state park and international historic site, reconstructed birthplace and statue of one of Mexico's most famous militar...

Spanish Governor's Palace

In 1772, San Antonio became seat of Spanish government in Texas, headquartered at 10-room Spanish Governor's Palace on Milita...

Shrine of La Virgen de San Juan del Valle

An elaborate Catholic church, completed in 1954, included many imported objects of art. It was destroyed by fire after an air...

Choke Canyon State Park

Park features fishing and boating on 26,000-acre Choke Canyon Reservoir, an impoundment of the Frio River. Camping, rest room...

Anzalduas Park

Hidalgo County park at Anzalduas Dam on the Rio Grande. Rest rooms, covered bird-observation pier, pavilion, boat dock, and p...