Remember the Alamo in more ways than one. First, visit the museum and No. 1 tourist attraction in all of Texas, as the hallowed rooms transport you to the site of the infamous battle that was a pivotal moment in the fight for Texas independence. Then, take in the IMAX movie, "ALAMO: The Price of Freedom" just up the street at the San Antonio River Center.
n about the different cultures that make up the rich fabric of life in Texas at the University of Texas at San Antonio Institute of Texan Cultures. The museum complex features 65,000 square feet of interactive exhibits and displays that tell the stories of Texans.
Stroll along the oak-shaded King William Historic District and appreciate the stately, Victorian architecture of private homes that have been meticulously restored in the 25-block area.
View magnificent works of art by modern masters including Paul Gauguin, Vincent Van Gogh, Edward Hopper, Georgia O'Keeffe, Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock and Pierre-Auguste Renoir at the McNay Art Museum.
One of the most beautiful historic churches in the U.S., Mission Concepción features daily tours. You'll see remnants of original wall and ceiling paintings in the surviving rooms of the mission's convento, built in 1731.
One of the most impressive art museums in Texas, the San Antonio Museum of Art attracts art aficionados of all ages. For a taste of Texas, view its extensive collections of pre-Colombian art, Latin American folk art, Spanish Colonial art and contemporary Latin American Art.
Gaze at the breathtaking architecture of the San Fernando Cathedral, the oldest active cathedral in the U.S. The cathedral's twin steeples and the historic icons and objects inside are breathtaking.
Explore Texas' natural history at the Witte Museum, featuring historic artifacts and photographs, Texas art, textiles, the world-renowned Hertzberg Circus Collection, dinosaur bones and cave drawings.