The Emily Morgan Hotel

Guests are greeted with a warm cookie upon arrival to this hotel located in the heart of downtown San Antonio, just steps away from the historic Alamo. A flat-screen cable TV is available in each spacious room at The Emily Morgan Hotel – A DoubleTree by Hilton.

A coffee machine is featured in every room at this hotel. A work desk, ironing facilities and a safety deposit box are also provided. Bathrobes and a hairdryer are offered in the private [...]

Crockett Hotel

Stay in the Heart of San Antonio – Excellent location 

One of our top picks in San Antonio.

Adjacent to the historic Alamo and steps from San Antonio’s popular River Walk area, this historic hotel offers guestrooms furnished with modern amenities.

Begin the morning at the Crockett Hotel with a complimentary hot breakfast buffet or enjoy a cup of coffee from in-room coffeemakers. Enjoy lounging by the outdoor pool or browse the internet with free wireless access.

The area surrounding the Crockett is filled [...]

Kiddie Park

3015 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209
Phone: (210) 824-4351
http://www.kiddiepark.com

Kiddie Park, one of San Antonio’s most treasured landmarks, is the perfect way for children and adults to enjoy a nostalgic day of old-fashioned fun. Established in 1925, and renovated in 2009, Kiddie Park is the oldest children’s amusement park in the country! While modern updates have been made, the park has preserved it’s 1920’s style by maintaining all of the original rides. Guests can enjoy the park’s old-fashioned [...]

The San Antonio Missions

On July 5, 2015, the World Heritage Committee inscribed San Antonio’s five Spanish colonial Missions on the World Heritage List. From 1718 to 1731, priests of the Franciscan Order established the San Antonio Missions. The Spanish government and the Catholic Church sent priests to Texas (then part of New Spain) to settle and protect territory claimed by the Spanish Crown. No permanent Spanish settlements existed in the area prior to the construction of the Missions. The priests were responsible [...]

Mission San Francisco de la Espada

10040 Espada Road, San Antonio, Texas
210-627-2064
http://www.missionsanfranciscodelaespada.org

 

Mission San Francisco de la Espada (also Mission Espada) is a Roman Rite Catholic mission established in 1690 by Spain in present-day San Antonio, Texas, in what was then known as northern New Spain. The mission was built in order to convert local Native Americans to Christianity and solidify Spanish territorial claims in the New World against encroachment from France.Today, the structure is one of four missions that comprise San Antonio Missions [...]

Mission San Juan Capistrano

9101 Graf Rd, San Antonio, TX 78214
(210) 534-0749
https://www.nps.gov/saan/planyourvisit/sanjuan.htm

The Mission
The first primitive capilla (chapel) was built out of brush and mud. Eventually a campanile, or “bell tower” containing two bells was incorporated into the structure, which was replaced by a long granary with a flat roof and an attractive belfry around 1756.In around 1760 construction of a larger church building begun on the east side of the Mission compound, but was never completed due to the lack [...]

Mission Concepcion

Franciscan friars established Mission Nuestra Señora de la Purísima Concepción de Acuña (also Mission Concepcion) in 1716 as Nuestra Señora de la Purísima Concepción de los Hainais in East Texas. The mission was originally meant to be a base for converting the Hasinai to Catholicism and teaching them what they needed to know to become Spanish citizens. The friars moved the mission in 1731 to San Antonio. After its relocation most of the people in the mission were Pajalats [...]

Mission San José

701 E Pyron Ave, San Antonio, TX 78214
(210) 922-0543
http://www.missionconcepcion.org

 

Mission San José y San Miguel de Aguayo is a historic Catholic mission in San Antonio, Texas, United States. The mission was named in part for the Marquis de San Miguel de Aguayo, José de Azlor y Virto de Vera. Many buildings on the campus of Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, borrow architectural elements from those found at Mission San José.

Arched exterior of San José Mission Church
The [...]

Sheraton Gunter Hotel

Timeless sophistication and modern luxury blend seamlessly at Sheraton Gunter Hotel San Antonio. Ideally situated downtown, just a few steps from the iconic River Walk, our historic hotel welcomes you with contemporary amenities and impeccable service.

Make yourself at home in our stylish rooms and suites, which offer thoughtful perks and our Sheraton Signature Beds. Sample farm-to-table dining at Market on Houston, or sip a cocktail at Bar 414. And enjoy unbeatable access from our hotel to a host of [...]

Pearl Brewery

200 E. Grayson
San Antonio, Texas 78215
Phone (210) 212-7260
http://www.atpearl.com/ 

Pearl, located north of downtown San Antonio, provides a unique experience as a top culinary and cultural destination. The mixed-use space features retail, dining, picturesque green spaces and paseos, a riverside amphitheater, educational institutions such as the Aveda Institute and the third campus of the Culinary Institute of America. As a former brewery operating from 1883 to 2001, Pearl reflects a vivid past while embracing the future with LEED-certified [...]