San Antonio, Texas, home to the legendary Alamo and the world-famous River Walk, hosts a vibrant mix of culture, cuisine, architecture and moving history. Explore rich historical offerings, award-winning theme parks, championship golf, amazing shopping, innovative cuisine and interesting cultural events and museums. Complementing the city scene is the neighboring Texas Hill Country, where spring-fed rivers carve paths through rolling hills, and bountiful vines have cultivated a charming wine destination. San Antonio, one of America’s friendliest cities, truly offers an authentic experience.

Facts

Population

1.3M – City 1.9M – Metro area

Currency

U.S. dollar, $1 = 100 cents

Opening hours

Most businesses are open between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Newspapers

San Antonio Express-News www.mysanantonio.com

Tourist information

San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau Address: 203 S. St. Mary’s Street, Suite 200, San Antonio +1 210 207-6700

Travel to San Antonio

Book your flights to San Antonio with Etihad Airways, and find yourself in the friendly and lively American city, in which the Hispanic history and culture shine through wonderfully. Fill your trip with exciting moments at one of the amusement parks, learning about the city at one of the many historical sites and enjoying the food and drink of the nightlife.

Top 5 Things Do in San Antonio

  • Take a leisurely stroll along the River Walk, where you will find the water lined with shops and restaurants or alternatively opt for the barge tour
  • Visit Shamu, the well known and popular killer-whale as well as hundreds of additional species of marine life at Sea World
  • Learn about the city’s history at the San Antonio Missions National History Park where four of the cities missions have been preserved
  • Catch a performance at the historical and architecturally stunning Majestic Theatre
  • Explore San Antonio underground at the impressive Natural Bridge Caverns

Plan Your San Antonio Holiday

There is plenty to do all year round but with the temperature in the summer months turning very hot and humid temperatures, April and October are the best months to travel to San Antonio.

To find the best flight deals to San Antonio browse through the Deals sections of our website. There are a number of festivals held throughout the year with the largest being the Fiesta. These are a period of lively parades, festivities, music and cuisine that draws in visitors from all over the world. When travelling during this time it is highly recommended that you book your tickets to San Antonio in advance. If you don’t mind a bit of rain, there are cheap hotels in San Antonio that can be found during winter.

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