The Alamo: www.thealamo.org. The most famous spot in Texas where 189 defenders fell on March 6, 1836.
Botanical Garden and Lucile Halsell Conservatory: www.sabot.org 33 acre garden represents the diverse Texas landscape.
Brooks Air Force Base: www.brooks.af.mil Base tours by appointment only.
Brackenridge Park: A 343 acre showplace for the San Antonio River. Miniature railway travels 3 1/2 miles. Swiss manufactured cable cars afford a panoramic view of the park and city skyline.
Buckhorn Saloon & Museum: www.buckhornmuseum.com Discover 118 years of history...Texas style. Two stories packed with the most exotic collections ever seen.
Canary Islands Decendants Association Museum: The Villa de San Fernando was founded by 16 Canary Islands families. Memorabilia, artifacts, books, pictures and costumes
Casa Navarro State Historical Park: The home site of Jose Antonio Navarro. The site of Navarro's furnished house and store.
Charline McCombs Empire Theatre: Created in the Victorian tradition with European elegance and opulence.
Cowboy Museum: A real cowboy museum. Visit a replica of a Western town.
Fort Sam Houston: www.samhou-usag.army.mil The post is known as the birthplace of military aviation. Now known as the home of Army medicine.
Friedrich Wilderness Park: Ecological tour
Guenther House: Located on a bend of the river at the foot of King William, one of the oldest historic districts in Texas.
Hemisfair Park: Area of greenscapes and dramatic water features a refreshing retreat from city streets. Park includes the Institute of Texan Cultures, Instituto Cultural Mexicano, and Tower of the Americas.
Hertzberg Circus Museum: This museum contains the world's 2nd largest collection of circus memorabilia.
IMAX Theatre at Rivercenter: www.IMAX-sa.com The IMAX screen is six stories tall, ten times larger than a normal screen.
Institute of Texan Cultures: www.texancultures.utsa.edu A museum for the interpretation and assimilation of Texas history and folk culture.
Instituto Cultrural Mexicano: The Institute has a complete program offering the rich artistic expressions of Mexico.
Lackland Air Force Base: History and Traditions Museum, USAF Security Police Museum.
La Villita:Unique arts and crafts community with shops, working artists, restaurants and a post office.
The Magik Children's Theatre: www.magiktheatre.org Located in the historic Beethoven Hall, there is a full season of live theatrical presentations.
Majestic Theatre: Named a State and National Historic Landmark. One of the few remaining vintage, atmospheric vaudeville movie places.
Malibu Castle and Grand Prix: Castle has 2 18-hole miniature golf courses. Grand Prix, 3/4 scale formula one Grand Prix cars and wheel to wheel racing.
Market Square: Early morning to late at night shopping. 32 shops at El Mercado and 80 specialty shops in Farmers Market Plaza. Festivals, food and beverages.
McNay Art Museum: www.menayart.org Mediterranean-styled home located on 23 acres of landscaped grounds. 19th and 20th century European and American art.
Pioneer Trail Drivers and Texas Rangers Memorial Museum: Texas Rangers' exciting history from their inception in 1823.
Plaza Theatre of Wax & Ripley's Believe it or Not!: www.tourtexas.com/ripleys or www.tourtexas.com/palaceofwax.html Plaza Theatre of Wax features over 225 life-like wax figures. Ripley's Believe It or Not! exhibits over 500 one-of-a-kind oddities.
Randolph Air Force Base: Home to the 12th Flying Training Wing.
Riverwalk (Paseo Del Rio): The heart of downtown. Lush green foliage lines the banks of the river. River cruises, shopping, restaurants and nightclubs.
San Antonio Museum of Art: www.sa-museum.org Located in the old Lone Star Brewery. Art collections from ancient art to contemporary.
San Antonio Children's Museum: A bilingual museum offering more than 80 interactive, fun-learning exhibits for children and families.
San Antonio Missions National Historical Park: www.nps.gov/saan/ Chain of missions established along the San Antonio River in the 18th century. Mission Concepcion, Mission San Jose, Mission San Juan, and Mission Espada.
SeaWorld San Antonio: www.seaworld.com The world's largest marine-life adventure park is four parks in one: marine animal park, rides and slides park, water park and show park.
Six Flags Fiesta Texas: www.sixflags.com 200 acre family theme park. Shows, 22 rides and skill games are built around themes celebrating Texas and the Southwest.
Soutwest School of Art and Craft: Contemporary art exhibitions by visiting artists.
Spanish Governor's Palace: Labeled "the most beautiful building in San Antonio" by the National Geographic Society.
Splashtown: www.splashtownsa.com 18 landscaped acres of cool, clean water excitement, this water park has something fun for every age.
The Steves Homested Museum: www.saconservation.org Located in the King William Historic District. Home was built in 1876 and furnished in a late 19th century style.
Sunset Station: www.sunset-station.com An entertainment complex for entertainment, food, live music and shopping.
The Texas Adventure: www.tx_adventure.com Multi-media show portraying Texas Independence with the Alamo drama as it's center piece. State of the art special effects.
Texas Air Museum: Features the history of aviation in San Antonio.
Texas Highway Patrol Museum: www.thpa.org Tribute and memorial to troopers and their families as well as an educational tool about highway patrol activities.
Texas Transportation Museum: 5,000 sq. ft. display building offers antique horse-drawn carriages, gas powered vehicles, working model railroads and more.
Tower of the Americas: 750 foot tall offers a panoramic view of San Antonio and the surrounding area. Glass walled elevators ascend over 500 feet to the restaurant and observation level.
Witte Museum: www.wittemuseum.org History, science and humanities, exciting hands-on exhibits of Texas history, natural science and anthropology.
Yanaguana Cruises: www.sarivercruise.com One of the highlights of visiting the river is the river cruise.
Zoological Gardens and Aquarium: www.sazoo-aq.org Ranked as one of the best zoos in the nation. Over 3,000 animals of 600 species. 25 landscaped acres. Includes one of the largest bird collections in the world.