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The Best Things to Do in San Antonio

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SeaWorld , San Antonio
Discover the wondrous world of underwater creatures on over 100 hectares (250 acres at SeaWorld. One of the largest aquariums in the country,
Natural Bridge Caverns , San Antonio
A natural limestone bridge leads into caves at Natural Bridge Caverns. The cavity houses the largest commercial caves in the United States--v
The Alamo , San Antonio
Texas history comes alive at The Alamo, where Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie, and William B. Travis made their last stand for their territory's ind
A network of walkways along the San Antonio River, The San Antonio River Walk winds its way under a series of bridges. Lined with bars, resta
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Mission San Jose , San Antonio
Founded in 1720, Mission San Jose is the largest of the missions in Texas and offers visitors a glimpse into the area's Spanish community lif
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San Antonio

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Whether you're looking for family-friendly excursions in nature or adrenaline-pumping attractions, you'll find a selection of suitable things to do in San Antonio. You can review your American history with a visit to the crumbling walls of Mission San Jose, built back in 1720. Nature lovers will love a descent into the largest underground grotto in Texas, located 55 m (180 ft) below the earth's surface. Raise your hands as Goliath roller coaster drops you from a height of almost 11 floors at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, a giant amusement and water park.

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Where to stay in San Antonio

To be at the heart of San Antonio's buzzing atmosphere and attractions, stay along the city's River Walk. Lined with hotels of all levels, the area is known for excellent dining and nightlife, and is close to all of the city's main sights. While this area tends to be pricier than other neighborhoods, it is the best option for those traveling without a car who want to take full advantage of their vacation time in San Antonio. For a more rustic experience, venture outside of the city limits to stay at one of the old-world guest ranches that dot the beautiful countryside.
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