Did you know the name “San Antonio” was given on the 13th of June 1691 but it was not founded until 1718? San Antonio is one of the three established Spanish communities in Texas. The first Spanish explorer gave this City its name because it was a feast day of St. Anthony.
The City Of San Antonio
This city is considered to be the Mecca for history buffs. Since its occupations from the time of Native Americans, Spanish explorers, the Battle of The Alamo, and Old West, the historic attraction of this charming and bustling city can entertain its visitors for weeks.
No doubt, there are a lot of famous places to visit in San Antonio Texas in 2020. Deciding on the places to visit during your stay can be a baffling task.
To make your San Antonio trip worthwhile, you need to keep reading until the end of this page. We've outlined a list of places that you need to visit while you’re in this glamour city.
The San Antonio River Walk
Open 365 days a year, The San Antonio River Walk – is a public park that covers 2.5 miles of an area of the San Antonio River. The riverwalk includes local restaurants, famous food chains, heterogenous shops, and a lot of bars.
One of the main attractions of the San Antonio River Walk is the Rivercenter Mall.
The HemisFair Park
Built-in 1968 to host the World's fair – HemisFair Park is home to one of San Antonio's most popular landmarks "Tower of the Americas". The Tower of The Americas is 87 feet taller than the Space Needle that is located in Seattle.
What more? The HemisFair Park is also home to the Institute Of Texan Cultures.
Market Square And El Mercado
The Market Square is basically a three-square block area of plazas, fancy restaurants, shops, and also features San Antonio’s most featured and beloved landmarks – The Mi Tierra Café & Bakery.
Whereas, The Market Square also features El Mercado – A 32 shop indoor market where people from across the USA come to buy things such as piñatas, confections, and jewelry.
Don’t Miss Out The La Villita Historic Arts Village
The La Villita Village dates to the earliest days of the city of San Antonio. It is located on the Riverwalk at Arneson and South Alamo at Nueva San Antonio.
Yes! As the name "La Villita Historic Art Village" implies, its on the river. The village is on the river is considered to be an art community that includes a lot of shops, food chains, restaurants, and galleries.
The Famous Alamo Quarry Market
The Alamo Quarry Market opened in the late 1990s. It's an 80,000 sq. Ft, open-air complex that entertains the visitors by shops, entertainment venues, and fancy dining.
You'll find restaurants such as P.F Chang's, Joe's Crab Shack, and Piatti Italian Ristorante there. That's not all, you'll have fun shopping in retail stores such as Banana Republic, Gap, and Ann Taylor.
Six Flags Fiesta Texas
What the use of visiting San Antonio when you don’t visit Six Flags Fiesta Texas or the Sea World San Antonio?
Did you know that Six Flags Fiesta Texas has 8 most thrilling roller coasters and other rides such as Big Spin and the free-falling scream! If you have the heart to bear the adrenaline rush, you wouldn’t want to miss this place.