San Antonio in southern Texas offers rich history, Spanish and Mexican culture, and a thriving arts community. Visit the 300-year-old Alamo, Texas’ most famous landmark that signifies the state’s independence from Mexico. The San Antonio Missions National Historic Park comprises four 18th-century missions along the San Antonio River; visitors can tour them all by traveling the eight-mile Missions Bike and Hike Trail. Stroll along the peaceful River Walk in San Antonio’s city center, which offers three miles of cobblestone pathways lined with restaurants, shops, cafés and bars.
Explore San Antonio’s art scene including Blue Star Art Space and the First Friday Art Walk through the city’s Southtown neighborhood. Other attractions include the family-friendly Witte Museum, which features science and natural history and the San Antonio Museum of Art, which houses the most comprehensive collection of Latin American art in the United States.