Book a flight to one of the major cities of Texas – San Antonio. This scenic metropolis, sitting in the south-central part of the state, is famed for its history, being the location where Texas established its independence from Mexican rule in 1836. Today, you can visit the Alamo Mission, which was the site of the battle which decided the rest of the state’s history, and established San Antonio as one of its top destinations. Other sites and attractions that tell this city’s story include Market Square (El Mercado), the Mission Trail and the King William Historic District.
If you’re an adventure enthusiast, make sure to explore the variety of enticing hiking trails around the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park and the Medina River Natural Area. In addition, there are many running tours through and around the city, as well as ferry tours, bike tours and golf courses.
For the animal lovers, San Antonio has plenty to offer as well. Meet all the charming animals at the San Antonio Zoo, the Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch, the San Antonio Aquarium and SeaWorld San Antonio.
Don’t miss out on the San Antonio River Walk, however, where you can enjoy lovely views across the river while treating yourself to the tasty fare offered at the many restaurants, pubs and cafés situated along the river. Make sure to be there in the evenings to watch this already beautiful setting transform with colourful lights. End a day of exploring the city by relaxing with this gorgeous scene.
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