The River Walk
Below street level, Downtown and North to the Museum Reach The picturesque River Walk winds through the downtown area and now extends north with the Museum Reach Extension completed in 2009, linking downtown with the San Antonio Museum of Art and the Pearl Brewery. To the south, the Mission Reach Ecosystem Restoration and Recreation Project offers a green connection to four of the city’s Spanish colonial missions.

Buckhorn Saloon & Museum and the Texas Ranger Museum

318 East Houston | 210-247-4000
Experience a Texas-sized adventure, just two blocks from the Alamo.  Take a stroll through 33,000 square feet of artifacts from Texas history and world-record wildlife – more than 520 different species in all!  Next, visit the Texas Ranger Museum which features exhibits that tell the vast history of the world’s most famous law enforcement agency.  View authentic Ranger artifacts and explore Ranger Town, a re-creation of old San Antonio. 

Tussaud’s Wax Works, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! and Ripley’s Moving Theatre 4D
301 Alamo Plaza | 210-224-9299
Three of San Antonio’s premiere attractions: Louis Tussaud’s Wax Works features over 200 life-like wax figures in themed settings. Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium is one of the largest and most interactive in the U.S. with over 500 exhibits. Ripley’s Moving Theatre 4D offers cutting edge technology and incredible six channel digital surround sound at its best! 

Rio San Antonio Cruises

Sit back and enjoy a 35 minute historically-narrated tour of San Antonio as you cruise along the San Antonio River.

San Antonio Zoological Gardens and Aquarium
3903 N. St. Mary’s | 210-734-7184
One of the top zoos in the nation, the San Antonio Zoo is home to over 8,500 animals of 779 species.  The zoo is open 365 days a year.

Tower of the Americas HemisFair Park

This 750-foot structure from the 1968 World’s Fair offers a panoramic city view, a rotating Chart House restaurant, 4D theatre ride, and much more.

The Alamo
Alamo Plaza 210-225-1391
The most famous historic site in Texas, where 189 defenders fell on March 6, 1836 after repeated attacks.  The Alamo (Mission San Antonio de Valero) was established in 1718 as the city’s first mission.

Guenther House
205 East Guenther St. 210-227-1061
Located alongside the San Antonio River, The Guenther House is an ideal breakfast and lunch spot.  This homestead turned restaurant, museum, and store has made a name for itself through a solid reputation for quality.  Experience the charm of this 150-year old landmark home of Carl Hilmar Guenther, founder of the Pioneer Flour Mill, as well as the famous waffles and biscuits made from quality milled ingredients.

Japanese Tea Garden
3800 N. St. Mary’s St. | 210-227-8480
The gardens feature beautiful floral displays, a waterfall, and a safe habitat for Koi and aquatic plants.  It is an extraordinary example of the reuse of an old rock quarry which dates back to 1899.

Lackland Air Force Base Air Force History & Traditions Museum

2051 Georges Avenue 210-671-3055
The museum celebrates one hundred years of San Antonio Military Aviation and Enlisted Heritage.  Visitors can tour all 46 historic static aircraft that range from JN-4 Jenny to the SR-71 Blackbird. *All visitors must email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at least 4 days in advance.

La Villita Historic Arts Village

418 Villita St. | 210-207-8610
Adjacent to the River Walk between South Alamo and Presa Streets.  An original settlement of San Antonio, La Villita is home to artists, craftsmen, shops, and restaurants.

Market Square

514 West Commerce St. | 210-207-8600

Historic Market Square, considered the largest Mexican market outside of Mexico, greets every visitor with the alluring aroma of sizzling fajitas and sounds of strolling mariachis while the colorful décor of shops and boutiques along the plazas and inside El Mercado and Farmers Market Plaza leave no doubt as to the festive flare of the district.

Pearl Brewery
312 Pearl Pkwy | 210-212-7260
Pearl is a culinary gathering place where you can eat, live, learn, and play on the banks of the San Antonio River.  There is a Farmers Market with fresh local foods, the renowned Culinary Institute of America San Antonio, dining options ranging from world-class Chef Andrew Weissman restaurants to amazing street food by Chef Johnny Hernandez.  Creative organizations like Aveda Institute San Antonio and They Synergy Studio, as well as retail stores, Melissa Guerra, Run Wild Sports, and The Twig Book Shop.  Mix with the Museum Reach for a unique experience.