San Antonio is found in what is known as the Texas Triangle and remains one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States.
The San Antonio River features a network of walkways that wind below the bridges, with sidewalks on either side filled with lively shops, bars, and restaurants.
This historic Mission was founded in 1720 and was named at the time for Saint Joseph and the Marqués de San Miguel de Aguayo, the governor of the Province of Coahuila and Texas.
Now a museum, the Alamo Roman Catholic Mission was founded in the 18th century and provides education on the famous Battle of the Alamo in 1836.
The San Antonio Botanical Gardens cover a whopping 38-acres and is a great spot to visit all year-round.
The San Fernando Cathedral was founded in 1731 by a group of 15 families who came from the Canary Islands at the invitation of King Phillip V of Spain, and is the oldest, continuously functioning religious community in the State of Texas.