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  • Steves Homestead
    The most imposing and rich building we saw in San Antonio was the Steves Homestead, built in the late 19th century. Home of a wealthy tradesman, Edward Steves, the house and the whole property was later donated to the San Antonio [...]
    D: 7.9mi00
  • San Antonio Missions National Park
    You can learn so many things if you decide to take part on a tour in the San Antonio Missions National Park. The missions that have been conserved and turned into historical landmark are all simple and beautiful and provide an image of true [...]
    D: 10.1mi00
  • San Antonio Walks
    For a better understanding of the city's history, taking part at one of the San Antonio Walks is the way to do it. They not just give you the facts, they tell you the story behind the facts. I haven't been to San Antonio before [...]
    D: 7.6mi00
  • The Alamo
    Just across from the popular Riverwalk, The Alamo is a historical landmark with a rich and heroic history. Originally built as a mission, the building has been transformed into a museum and is now visited by people from all over the world. [...]
    D: 8mi00
  • San Antonio Botanical Garden
    I've always enjoyed visiting botanical gardens, they can provide such a fascinating surrounding even in a really busy city. So it was understandable that while in town, I would visit the San Antonio Botanical Garden. And once again, I [...]
    D: 7.6mi00
  • Boudro's Bistro
    Located on San Antonio's Riverwalk, Budro's Bistro is a small gem that serves excellent guacamole and other delicious Texan food. With a simple, tasteful style, the place is a favorite amongst visitors. Offering also a [...]
    D: 7.6mi00
  • Las Canarias Restaurant
    Right on the Riverwalk, the Las Canarias Restaurant serves one of the finest Mexican foods you'll eat in San Antonio. Their staff is really great, though sometimes slow on delivering, but that didn't really bother us, we were there [...]
    D: 7.4mi00
  • San Antonio Japanese Tea Gardens
    We had a relaxing afternoon walking through the San Antonio Japanese Tea Gardens and enjoying the warm, sunny day with a drink and a sandwich in our hands. :) We watched girls in kimonos, fishes in the small ponds and marveled on the [...]
    D: 6.6mi00
  • McNay Art Museum
    Though with a smaller collection than other Art Museums, the McNay Art Museum is a small treasure chest of artworks of the past 2 centuries. Only a few paintings or sculptures of famous names such as Cezanne or Picasso can be found here, [...]
    D: 7mi00
  • San Antonio Rodeo
    The greatest show ever. The San Antonio Rodeo organizes shows from bullfighting, to rodeo and horse shows. All the events are super-exciting, you are holding your breath each time the situations get dangerous but you have so much fun all [...]
    D: 9.5mi00
  • San Antonio Riverwalk
    Either make a stroll down the San Antonio Riverwalk, or go on a lunch/dinner cruise, or visit one of its highlights, maybe take part on an event, a festival. Whatever you do, it will be definitely worth it, because the Riverwalk is the [...]
    D: 7.5mi00
  • Howl at the Moon Saloon
    This club is the best in town. Open 7 days a week, the Howl at the Moon Saloon is a place where you can party as much as you want. It's so great to have a club that is open every night, because you might never know when you're up to [...]
    D: 7.5mi00
  • Natural Bridge Caverns
    Originally found by four university students in 1960, the Natural Bridge Caverns is now San Antonio's most major attraction. Several tours are organized for smaller and bigger groups, for more courageous and less adventurous people. [...]
    D: 18.9mi00
  • La Margarita
    Featuring traditional Mexican food and oysters the La Margarita is a homey little restaurant in the heart of Market Square. With a really friendly service, the restaurant has become a popular dining place amongst visitors and locals as well [...]
    D: 7.1mi00
  • Whispering Waters Day Spa
    I've spent the most perfect couple of hours in the Whispering Waters Day Spa. From the moment I stepped inside, through the massage and until the end when I took my leave, the staff was enormously generous and helpful, and I was so [...]
    D: 4.1mi10

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San Antonio History

 Martin de Alarcón, who was the Texas governor in 1718, reinforced the fort, recognizing the 10 soldiers, along with their families, as being the official beginning of the site.  The San Francisco de Solano Mission was moved to merge with the Mission San Antonio de Padua that same year, and Father Olivares gave the merged mission the new name of Mission San Antonio de Valero.  The mission, villa, and fort contained the municipality of San Antonion de los Llanos, which means San Antonio of the Plains.  In 1719, the next year, the Mission moved to another site to the eastern bank of the river. [...]
 
 
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  • $201Multiple Airlines flight Multiple Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Denver, CO (DEN)San Antonio, TX (SAT)11/23/201703:20 pm
    San Antonio, TX (SAT)Denver, CO (DEN)11/28/201708:20 pm
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  • $211Multiple Airlines flight Multiple Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Pittsburgh, PA (PIT)San Antonio, TX (SAT)09/08/201706:15 am
    San Antonio, TX (SAT)Pittsburgh, PA (PIT)09/18/201710:25 am
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  • $215Southwest Airlines flight Southwest Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Houston, TX (HOU)San Antonio, TX (SAT)08/01/201708:15 pm
    San Antonio, TX (SAT)Houston, TX (HOU)08/16/201706:30 am
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