Originally the Mission San Antonio del Valero, the Alamo is by far the most famous historical site in Texas, playing a ... More
Originally the Mission San Antonio del Valero, the Alamo is by far the most famous historical site in Texas, playing a significant role in Texas' quest for independence from Mexico. Under the command of Col. William Travis, 189 Texan soldiers bravely defended this fort for 13 days before finally succumbing to Santa Anna's massive Mexican army in early 1836. The chapel and the Long Barrack are all that remain of the fort. Saved from civilian apathy by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, the mission is now a museum containing relics from the era. Texans take the Alamo very seriously. Narrated tours are available.
Located in the heart of downtown San Antonio, across from Travis Park, this beautiful church was home to the first
United Methodist congregation in the city. Built in the mid 19th century, Travis Park United Methodist Church features a ...
When you think of San Antonio, two things automatically come to mind: the Alamo and the River Walk. The River
Walk was conceived in 1929. Downtown had serious flood problems and Robert Hugman suggested that the city turn the ...
The San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter is a magnificent 38 story building with a superb location on the San Antonio River
Walk. The hotel opens onto the Rivercenter Mall which offers shops, dining, and entertainment including the IMAX Theatre and ...