With a humid subtropical climate, San Antonio enjoys hot summers and mild winters. Tripps Travel Network reviews strolling down the Riverwalk where you will find bars, restaurants, and numerous shops to visit along the urban riverfront accompanied by sounds of flamenco music and folklorico. Savor a bowl of chili in the birthplace of the spicy stew as well as authentic dishes of the area.
Visit the Fairmont Hotel, which was built in 1906 and is the second oldest hotel in the Guinness World Records. It was moved intact in 1986 to its new location. Other historical sites are the four San Antonio Missions, part of the National Historical Park.
Tripps Travel Network reviews visiting the well preserved Alamo and experience the history and atmosphere of this historical landmark. Enjoy a stroll or boat trip along the San Antonio River and drop into the many shops and restaurants that line its banks. Marvel at the animals in the largest zoo in America, the San Antonio Zoo housing over 3.500 animals. If thrills are for you take one of 100 rides and shows available at Six Flag’s Fiesta Texas. Or view the city from the Tower of the Americas in HemisFair Park.
For the curious, enjoy 500 displays of weird, unusual, scary, and odd displays in Ripley’s Believe It Or Not, or the wax figures at the Plaza Wax Museum. For more adventure, discover the Cascade Caverns and its 100-foot underground waterfall.
Tripps Travel Network reviews the sightseeing tours available as a full day or half day, including the Buckhorn Museum, the Japanese Sunken Gardens and the Market Square.