San Antonio Local Attractions

San Antonio is a beautiful town offering rich history and many local events and attractions. If you are looking for a downtown San Antonio vacation rental, you may know a little about the city already, but there might be more to the area than you expect. Here are five reasons to plan a vacation to San Antonio.

1. Local History

You may remember San Antonio as the site of the Alamo. You can still visit this church and fortress today and commemorate Texas' battle for independence. San Antonio / Alamo KOA Holiday is a convenient camping spot near the Alamo. The city is also home to San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. The park includes four Spanish missions you can visit. These stone churches have stunning architecture and beautiful frescoes. If you are interested in 19th-century homes, you might also check out the King William Historic District.

2. Amusement Parks

San Antonio is home to several amusement parks offering fun for the whole family. Six Flags Fiesta Texas has water rides, thrilling roller coasters and gentler rides for kids or the family. The park hosts many live shows and entertainment as well, so there is always something to see. There is also SeaWorld San Antonio, offering water rides and roller coasters. After the exciting rides, you can relax and enjoy some wildlife. View and play with dolphins, beluga whales and other marine animals.

3. Exciting Events

There are always events happening in San Antonio. You might want to visit AT&T Center to catch a San Antonio Spurs basketball game. This venue also hosts many concerts, so if you are planning a trip to see your favorite artist, you will probably find them here. If you are looking for lodging near the AT&T Center in San Antonio, the San Antonio / Alamo KOA Holiday is just five minutes away, with everything from tent sites to deluxe cabins. Our RV park near the AT&T Center in San Antonio also offers a convenient location for those interested in attending the San Antonio Rodeo.

4. Outdoor Recreation

If you love to spend time outside, there is plenty to do near San Antonio. The city has mountain biking trails in the surrounding area and several local parks where you can walk, bike and explore. San Antonio also includes the famous River Walk, a cobbled pathway along the San Antonio River where you can walk, shop and dine. During the day, you might also enjoy kayaking along the river. Our KOA Campground near the San Antonio River Walk is an excellent place to stay when you want to spend time along the river.

5. Museums and Exhibits

Whether you are interested in art, history, or a fun learning environment for your kids, San Antonio has a museum for you. Art lovers can check out the San Antonio Museum of Art or the McNay Art Museum. Those interested in history, nature and science can stop by the Witte Museum. The DoSeum is a fun, activity-filled destination where kids can enjoy hands-on learning and activities.

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The Alamo

The Alamo

Erected in 1718 as a church and fortress, it became the symbol of Texas independence. During the Texas-Mexican Independence War in 1836, it was defended and lost to the last Texan. Soon "Remember the Alamo" became synonymous with Texas Independence.  To learn more about the battle of the Alamo, check out the IMAX theater located inside the River Center Mall that features the story of the Defenders or the Alamo on its six- story screen. The theater also features 3-D and other specialty films. Our campground is less than 5 miles away from The Alamo.

300 Alamo Plaza

San Antonio, TX 78205

210-225-1391

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Paseo Del Rio - San Antonio's River Walk

Paseo Del Rio - San Antonio's River Walk

The river walk is a 2.5-mile cobblestone pathway along the bank on the San Antonio River located in the heart of town. Walkways lead visitors to river-level shops, restaurants and nightclubs. You can view the River Walk from a relaxing gentle ride down the San Antonio River with the Yanaguana Cruise. Our San Antonio campground and RV park is only 5 miles away from the River Walk. Get more information here.

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Tower of the Americas & HemisFair Park

Tower of the Americas & HemisFair Park

These attractions are settings from the 1968 World's Fair. The Tower of Americas offers a 750 ft. ride to its observation deck, with a breath-taking panoramic view and a 5-star restaurant and bar. Bring the kids on a hot summer day and enjoy the Water Garden with spectacular fountains and playground.

434 S Alamo St

San Antonio, TX 78205

210-709-4750

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San Antonio Missions

San Antonio Missions

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park is a cultural oasis located in the heart of one of the nation's truly dynamic cities. Preserved within the national park are four Spanish Colonial missions, each with an active parish church -- Missions Conception, San Jose, San Juan and Espada. These outstanding cultural treasures are physical reminders of the Spanish empire's monumental effort to colonize North America. Photo from visitsanantonio.com click on their website for more attractions!

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Market Square (El Mercado)

Market Square (El Mercado)

At Market Square (El Mercado) you'll find great shopping, dining, and entertainment.

514 W Commerce St

San Antonio, TX 78209

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Local Area Recreation Near San Antonio / Alamo KOA Holiday

Mountain Bike Trails San Antonio & Surrounding Area

Mountain Bike Trails San Antonio & Surrounding Area

Do you bring your bike from city to city to explore the local mountain biking trails? San Antonio and the surrounding area has great bike trails to offer, a few of the best ones below!

Government Canyon State Natural Area - 12861 Galm Rd, San Antonio TX 78254
O.P. Schnabel Park - 9606 Bandera Rd, San Antonio, TX 78240
McAllister Park - 13102 Jones Maltsberger Rd, San Antonio, TX 78247
Phil Hardberger Park - 13102 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78216
Madrone Trail, Canyon Park - Canyon Lake, TX 78133
Tapatio Springs Resort - 1 Resort Way, Boerne, TX 78006
Flat Rock Ranch - Flat Rock Creek Rd, Comfort TX 78103
Purgatory Creek Natural Area - Ranch Rd 12, San Marcos, TX 78666
Rocky Hill Ranch - 578 Fm 153, Smithville, TX 78957
Reveille Peak Ranch - 105 CR 114, Burnet, TX 78611
Milton Reimer's Ranch - 23610 Hamilton Pool Rd, Dripping Springs, TX 78620

San Antonio Parks and Greenway Trails

San Antonio Parks and Greenway Trails

Have you explored the Salado Creek Greenway that runs next to the campground and wondered if San Antonio has more to offer? The Salado Creek Greenway is only one of the four systems that span throughout San Antonio. Eventually the parks system will create a circle connecting all of the parks. Check out the website below for a map of each individual trail system and also multiple other maps including running and biking routes downtown! https://www.sanantonio.gov/ParksAndRec/Parks-Facilities/Trails/Greenway-Trails

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Kayaking on the River Walk

Kayaking on the River Walk

Rent a kayak from Mission Adventure Tours and enjoy the San Antonio River Walk as it takes you through downtown. Make reservations through their website and get a kayak, paddles and life vests for a 2 hour rental fee. Bring your own kayak or canoe to launch as well. Check out the website below for more information.

100 Auditorium Cir

San Antonio, TX 78205

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